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

bioshock infinite siege of columbia
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.
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Counterfeit Cards: The Business of Trading Card Fakes

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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.
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Trick Card Decks & Where to Find Them

Ellusionist and other Trick Card Resources - Gifts for Card Players
Over the years, I’ve developed a deep-rooted fine love for card and coin tricks; those are two things I’m almost never without – when killing time waiting for a taxi to pass, while waiting for an important e-mail to come in or while in conversation on the phone for a radio interview, my hands are usually busy with a coin palm or a card flip.
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Looking at Antique and Vintage Card Decks

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Guitarists call the phenomenon GAS, short for Gear Acquisition Syndrome: One can never have too many guitars – or in our case, card decks. When last did you buy ‘just one more’ for the collection? We took a look at some really cool vintage and antique card decks and where you can go to find them.
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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.
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Machi Koro: The Perfect Game to Kick-off a regular Family Games Night

Machi Koro Game Review
Sitting down for your first family games night can be intimidating, but there’s no better way to kick off a games night tradition than by working together to learn the rules to this quick, straightforward, and inclusive card game. To avoid game-store confusion and mid-game stress, we’re going to be running a series of blog posts reviewing and talking about card and board games. And we’ve got a really fun game to get things going.
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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.
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The Era of New Age Board Games Has Dawned

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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.
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Holiday Drinks for Card Game Parties

Holiday Drinks for Card Parties - Gifts for Card Players
The holidays are a great time for get-togethers and card games, and you can’t host a home card game (whether bridge, poker or blackjack) without including the drinks. We’ve put together this list of holiday-themed party drinks that you can make at your next party – including how you can make them yourself.
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Can you win consistently at Baccarat?

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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.
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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!
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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.
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Rare, Beautiful Playing Cards You Won’t Have Seen Elsewhere

Rare, Beautiful Playing Cards You Won't Have Seen Elsewhere
In addition to the standard “bicycle” deck of playing cards, many contemporary and historical artists have designed incredible decks with amazing visuals - here’s just a few of them.
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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.
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