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Plague the Card Game - Deluxe

2013 Games Magazine's Top 100
"Cruel surprises frequently lurk in this novel trick-taking game. A sense of humor is essential." - John J. McCallion - Games Magazine

"A simple yet unique take on the standard trick taking game. I played several hands and I enjoyed it!" -The Dicetower Review

"Easy to transport, easy to teach, fun to play. Isn't that pretty much exactly what you are looking for in a game" -The Gamers Table

" If you are a fan of trick-taking card games, do give PLAGUE a try!" -Fathergeek.com

The Dicetower Review of Plague:



The Gamers Table Review Link Below:



Description:

Venture forth and do battle with your foes while trying not to contract the plague at the same time in this fast-paced trick taking card game. PLAGUE combines elements from classic trick taking games like Spades and Black Maria and infuses rock-paper-scissors and a unique victory point scoring system that will have you both stratching your head and licking your lips.

The game takes place in a low-fantasy world much like europe during the dark ages where three major kingdoms are at war. These kingdoms are based loosely on real ones from that time period. But the war is the least of their concerns as a perilous and relentless plague is speading across the world. Now the kingdoms are being wiped out from all sides.

It is the players job to protect their lands by protecting it in battle and by trying to keep the plague at bay.

Contents:

54 cards (15 Red Army, 15 Blue Army, 15 Green Army, 7 Plague Cards, 1 Fortress Card, and 1 Cleric Card)

Black velvet pouch

13 black gems

6 reference cards (2.75" x 4.75")

4 promo cards (2.75" x 4.75")

Instruction Booklet

Full-print rigid setup box

This game comes with everything you will need to play a 2-6 player game. You supply the bodies, let PLAGUE supply the fun!

If you simply want the cards and instructions, without all the bells and whistles, you can save a few bucks and pick up the Base Edition here:

Plague the Card Game [www.thegamecrafter.com]

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Why buy this?

Cruel surprises frequently lurk in this novel trick-taking game. A sense of humor is essential.

  • Fast-paced trick-taking action!
  • Clever Victory Point system!
  • Strategic and cutthroat gameplay!

Requirements

<30
2-6
12+

Vitals

Average Rating 6 reviews
Publish Date February 13, 2013
Edition Deluxe
Department Card Games
Genre Fantasy
Theme Knights
Setting Dark Ages
Audience Casual Gamer
Primary Mechanic Trick-taking
If You Like Hearts
More Info Plague the Card Game - Deluxe web site

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See It In Action

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Ratings and Reviews

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Own It Played It Fun Priced Well High Replay Value Well Written Rules Nice Artwork

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