Codenames Board Game: Clean, Simple, Strategic

Codenames Board Game - Gifts for Card Players
Released in 2015, this board game has quickly become a titan. With minimal pieces and rules, Codenames is quick to learn and mentally stimulating to play. Read more for full review.
More

Top 6 Places to Play Poker in Dublin

Best Places to Play Poker in Dublin - Gifts for Card Players
Dublin is far from being the poker capital of the world. If you expect to see the pompous casinos like in Vegas there, forget about it. Dublin is another kind of chic. Here's our top 6 places to play.
More

5 Characteristics All The Best Crib Players Share

5 Characteristics of Best Crib Players - Gifts for Card Players
What does it really mean at the end of the day to be a “great crib player” or “one of the best”? If you’ve played much cribbage, you know the top players come in all shapes and sizes.
More

Funemployed: Finding Your Dream Job Has Never Been So Hilarious

Funemployed is the hilarious and irreverent party game for adults that forces you to think on your feet! Make job hunting fun again and stretch your creative storytelling muscles with some of the wackiest job qualifications you’ve ever heard of.
More

Zombies, pirates, wizards, killer robots: 4 reasons why you need to play Smash Up.

Smash Up Card Game - Gifts for Card Players
Have you ever imagined what it might be like to control a horde of zombies or a ruthless crew of pirates? How about both together? This is something that the game Smash Up can offer, the chance to combine two factions of monsters, whether that be alien invaders and ninjas or wizards and killer robots.
More

Bioshock Infinite: The Siege of Columbia Where Tactical Strategy Wins Every Night

bioshock infinite siege of columbia

Bioshock Infinite: The Siege of Columbia Where Tactical Strategy Wins Every Night

 by Lilian Sue © 2019 Gifts for Card Players

As a long-time avid video gamer, I excitedly played through each story in the Bioshock series, marveling at the combination of detailed architecture, frightening characters and creepy ambience. Years later, I was blown away to be given the Bioshock Infinite: The Siege of Columbia board game through a Reddit gifts exchange.

More

Counterfeit Cards: The Business of Trading Card Fakes

Trading Card Fakes - Great Bridge Links
Trading cards are a serious business, pulling in billions of dollars each year in revenue. As one would expect, counterfeiting is a real issue. Here’s what you should know about the business of counterfeiting cards, and what we learned tracking some down for ourselves.
More

6 Fun and Simple Valentines Day Crafts to Make With a Deck of Cards

Valentine Crafts with Playing Cards
If you’re the type who loves Love and loves crafts, this list is perfect for you. Grab yourself a few decks of red-backed playing cards (can be found cheap and easy at almost any second hand or dollar store), some sturdy card stock, a glue stick, a pair of scissors, and some twine or festive ribbon.
More

Splendor: a Splendid Way to Spend an Evening

Spendor Strategy Game - Gifts for Card Players
Since buying this game last year, the phrase “I would play splendoooooor” is heard almost every time we are deciding what to do next. If you have a group of game-loving friends or family members who are frequently looking for something interesting to do together, it might be worthwhile to pick up a copy of Splendour the next time you visit your local game shop.
More

The Era of New Age Board Games Has Dawned

New Era of Board Games - Gifts for Card Players
Board games are back in vogue and they seem to be more popular than ever before. The interest in tabletop games is on the rise, especially among millennials whose newfound love for socializing has made them embrace games that can be played with a group of friends.
More

Can you win consistently at Baccarat?

Can you win consistently at baccarat - Gifts for Card Players Magazine
Baccarat is one of the simplest and the fastest casino games, and like any other casino game, the luck factor will play a key role. However, you can structure your play in a better way by applying certain strategies, rather than depending only on luck.
More

Five Interesting Family Board Games That Are App-Driven

App Driven Board Games - Gifts for Card Players
There's a new breed of board games which combine the charm and simplicity of old school games and the immersive gaming experience of the digital world. These are app-driven board games. Let's check some of these out!
More

Six Don’ts For Beginners to Improve Their Poker Performance

Don't for Poker Players - Gifts for Card Players
If you have just started playing poker, it is natural that you would want to learn some tricks to become a better player. Here is a list of six important “don’ts” which should be followed by beginners to boost their poker performance and earnings.
More

Life Lessons Learned in Baccarat

Life Lessons in Card Games - Gifts for Card Players
When you talk to anyone that gambles, everyone wants to talk about their greatest triumphs. This isn’t one of those stories. This is the worst defeat I was ever handed at the casino and the life lesson I gained from it.
More