Eerie, Weird & Interesting TCG’s for Halloween

Eerie, Weird & Interesting TCG’s for Halloween
Trading Card Games are great if you’re a fan of card and board games at the same time. They meet you somewhere in the middle – and it’s usually easier to set up a TCG than a full board, so it’s perfect for a gaming marathon and a quick game. Alex looks at some eerie, interesting and just plain weird trading card games in preparation for Halloween.
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The Wise and Entertaining Gypsy Witch

Gypsy Witch
When I was in high school, my mother had no clue what to get me for Christmas. I wasn’t a difficult teenager, but I was particular, snobby, and preferred high culture above all else. I had severely intense reading habits and watched almost nothing except British dramas and comedies with my father.
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My Obsession With Winning Spider Solitaire

Spider Solitaire Gifts for Card Players
I've played Klondike my entire life, with all variations of play. But it never grabbed me like Spider Solitaire has. It feels more intellectual, more challenging. It forces me into a different way of thinking about the cards.
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Into the Abyss: Exploring Some Darker Card Decks, Board Games & TCGs

Into the Abyss: Exploring Some Darker Card Decks, Board Games - Gifts for card Players

It’s always fun to explore the darker side of things. That’s why we have horror movies, real-life escape room games, survival video games and entire festivals, events and genres dedicated to looking into the abyss. Here’s a list of the best card decks, board games & trading card games that are to be played with creepy background music and dim lighting.

Card Decks

Whether your poison of choice is poker, bridge or blackjack,

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Discover Who’s Hiding in Plain Sight with Rick and Morty: Total Rickall Card Game

Rick and Morty: Total Rickall - Gifts for Card Players
For fans of the hit adult animated series, Rick and Morty,  the Rick and Morty: Total Rickall Card Game drops you right in the middle of an episode by the same name. You get to experience the Smith family’s gradual unease and suspicion as it becomes apparent that the family has been infiltrated by parasites.
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Bits & Bobs: Replacement Parts for Board Games

Board Game Pieces Replacement Parts - Gifts for Card Players
Board game bits get lost all the time, and we have a feeling that they might end up in the same place as lost socks. Sometimes you buy a pre-owned board game with some pieces missing, other times they just get lost over several hundred games and places. Great Bridge Links and Alex took a closer look at where and how to source replacement parts for board games.
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Loved Exploding Kittens but now what?

Exploding Kittens A Card Game
Exploding Kittens has to be one of the most original card games of all time using a non-traditional card deck. It's the perfect crossing point for cat lovers and card players - and if you loved the original Exploding Kittens card game, don't think that the fun ends there.
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So What’s the AI-Powered Board Game St. Noire All About?

St. Niore Board Game Review - Gifts for Card Players
Board games that have been slightly enhanced with the help of technology are always exciting and, board games that are played with the help of accompanying apps are becoming increasingly popular. We were pretty stoked when we heard about a new Alexa-enhanced murder mystery game called St. Noire and had to check it out.
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What’s Up with Ms Monopoly?

Ms. Monopoly - Gifts for Card Players
Board game creator Hasbro recently released a completely new take on an old classic and rebranded the game with Ms Monopoly on the box – and a few changes to the rules, including female players earning more. It’s an attempt at equalizing the playing field, but it’s been released to so much criticism that it instead flips the board. Players aren’t happy with the attempt, and many critics of the game are saying that it does more harm than good.
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Board Game Lounges Are Cool

Board Game Lounges Are Cool - Gifts for Card Players
Board game lounges date back several hundred years - being anywhere people can get together to play board games – from Dungeons & Dragons through to backgammon. They're the board game version of an arcade, and there’s almost certainly one near you.
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Going Down Memory Lane With 1313 Dead End Drive

1313 Dead End Drive Board Game Review - Gifts for Card Players
13 Dead End Drive is a fun, deduction-style murder mystery game that will give you the challenge of learning how to bluff convincingly. You have to be careful how you reveal the cards you have, otherwise, you could fall into a trap! Read our review here.
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Ditch The Screens: 5 Key Benefits To Playing Games With Your Kids  

Play games with your kids - ditch the screens
It’d be so easy to bring out the iPads and let everyone entertain themselves. But, here are five great reasons to ditch the screens and opt for a game instead.
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Brush Up on Your Detective Skills And Solve the Chronicles of Crime

Chronicles of Crime Board Game - Gifts for Card Players
If you’re a police procedural fan and love solving mysteries, check out Chronicles of Crime. Developed thanks to a Kickstarter campaign, this game combines co-operative crime scene investigation with an app, a board game and some virtual reality, for good measure.
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Building Your Own Spice Trade Route with Century: Spice Road

Century: Spice Road Game Review - Gifts for Card Players
Have you had the chance to explore any games that focus specifically on deck building? On a recent trip to try out some new board games, this one caught our reviewer's eye. Into olden age of piracy? Check this review out.
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Weird Board Game Commercials

Weird Board Game Commercials - Gifts for Card Players
Board games are cool - but sometimes their TV commercials are even cooler. Or weirder. And you know how those commercials just kind of stick in your head forever? While were feeling reminiscent, here's a few that come to mind - with links!
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Exploring Magic Kits

Magic Kits - Gifts for Card Players
Many professional magicians consider magic kits corny, but they can still remember their first one! If you buy the right kit, it can be a great inspiration for a young card player or magician. We spoke to The Magic Shop about all things magic and checked out some of the kits on the market.
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