Category New Games

Looking At TKG Arena: The Elemental Kings

I grew up with card games. When I look back on my childhood, I have great memories of playing Rummy and ‘Bloody Knuckles’ with one of my cousins¬†in my grandmother’s Sea Point flat, or of another cousin teaching us some variation of Snap which we’d play together for hours on end. My high school lunch breaks were spent holed up in a classroom with friends playing nail-biting sagas of Presidents which should really be documented in history books or something. My poker habits were less impressive, though one story does involve my beating a contestant in the annual Poker World Championship (pure luck, I tell you!), but what this boils down to is that cards were the¬†gateway drug into the addiction that is board gaming for me. So, when I was asked to review a card game, I was more than happy to oblige.

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