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Kickstarter Watch on High Frontier and Nuclear War 10 July 2015

Two current kickstarter projects hold a distinct appeal, so I thought I'd mention them here.

One is High Frontier (expires on 2 August), a game of space mining and colonisation which, well, I think you can tell whether you'll be interested by your reaction to the game board:

High Frontier game board image

Some people go "erk". Some go "oooooh". I am in the "oooooh" category. I may have trouble finding people to play it with, but it's still a lovely thing. The game goes all the way to the simulationist end of the scale, but hey, I play Harpoon too.

The other is Nuclear War (expires on 3 August), a light and silly card game that is now fifty years old. My old set has lost lots of cards over the years, and while it's not a game I pull out often it's good for the start or end of a session. OK, it's pretty much canonical Ameritrash randomness, but that doesn't mean it isn't fun sometimes. (Though I confess I'm still havering on this one.)

  1. Posted by Michael Cule at 11:41am on 10 July 2015


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