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MRFH-Approved Geek Games III: Ways To Live Out Your Movie Fantasies Without Leaving the Kitchen Table 6 comments
The Scoop: 1984 PG, directed by Nick Castle and starring Lance Guest, Kay E. Kuter and Dan O’Herlihy.
Tagline: He didn’t find his dreams… His dreams found him.
Summary Capsule: Video gaming slacker defends the universe from evil slug men. It’s the Great Geek Dream, folks! Read the rest of this entry »
MSRP $34.95, 2-4 players
Designed by Tom Lehmann
Published by Rio Grande Games
The residents of Earth have finally discovered the miracle of Jump Drive, meaning we can leave our puny solar system and head out for the stars! It’s a big universe out there and it’s full of daunting challenges, but we’re more than up to the task of doing what humans do best—strip mining all the planets we can find and subjugating their inhabitants!
Race for the Galaxy is an ambitious card game of space exploration, where each player establishes and grows their very own empire by colonizing, conquering, and trading their way to total galactic dominance. It plays in about 30-45 minutes (once you get the hang of it), but still makes you feel like you’ve really spawned and cultivated a true empire of thriving commerce and ruthless military efficiency.
$19.95, 2-6 players
Designed by Stephen Tassie
Published by Z-Man Games
If you’re reading MRFH, you can probably appreciate a good B-Movie.
I mean a bad B-Movie.
I mean… well, you know what I mean. Grave Robbers from Outer Space is “a sci-fi/horror B-movie card game,” where you and each of your friends will create your own bad horror or science fiction movie and see who has the best luck in keeping your cast alive.
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