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Looking at a Kickstarer – Orbs CCG

Hello Nurglings!

Time to look at another Kickstarter project! And it’s a game of course like always when I check out Kickstarter. Okay sometimes I do look at other nerdy things, but really, the game part is the most interesting for me personally.

So today we’re looking at a CCG named Orbs.

Before I continue talking about the games and what I feel are ups and downs of it, check out the Kickstarter video to make your opinion.

Also, here is the kickstarter page: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/919406593/orbs-ccg-the-asynchronous-digital-collectible-card?ref=live

Okay so moving on!

There are a few things that I’m really looking forward to with Orbs CCG. One, is that it’s using my favorite mechanic from the Yu Gi Oh TCG: face down cards. This indicates that you have something to ruin your opponents day during his turn, and you can even bluff to make your opponent uncertain about his/her plays. It’s one of the best mechanics in Yu Gi Oh cause it creates a situation where the more knowledge you have about the game and play styles, the easier it is to see through the bluffs and play around it.

Secondly, much like the Scrolls online card game, they are using a energy resource system where you discard cards to get resources, this stops you from having the issue of something called “mana-screw” in MTG. Which means that you don’t have the resources needed to play the cards in your hand. Something that should always be prevented in card games, even tho it’s a big part of MTG, it’s probably one of the few things that could have been done better with the game from the beginning.

Orbs CCG - Artwork 1

And my third and favorite feature of the game; you can take turns overtime. There are currently two ways of playing the game, one is to play in real-time against your opponent, the other is that you and your opponent take turns over time, you get a notification when your opponent is done, and you can take your turn whenever you wish, and then he will get a notification when you’re done and so on. Very much like playing word-puzzle games on your phone.

The one thing that worries me about the capability of playing like this, is the fact that you don’t have to be a active player to respond to your opponent. So your traps seems more like triggers that will happen even if you don’t want them to. Which means bluffing becomes a bit harder when you can’t think about your responses. Instead the game makes them for you at appropriate time (probably).

But many online card games are actually lacking in the instant-respons area. So it’s nothing we should worry about at the moment. The game play can still be awesome and fun! The last thing that I feel I have to mention: I hope the overall visual design gets worked on a bit more. Yes I’m a horrible person and I actually buy boardgames/cardgames from a “wow this looks cool” reaction…

Orbs CCG - Artwork 2

I’m looking forward to seeing the future of this game and I wish the best of luck to Orbs and Jerpix, Inc.

Until next time Nurglings, take care.
Cya soon!

Nurgleprobe Sig

FFG Announcing a “new” LCG – Netrunner: The Card Game

Hello Nurglings!

Okay, so I’m just going to share this announcement cause I love the setting of “Android”.
A world that actually started with the board game called Android, and has since then gotten plenty of products surrounding this world like books and most importantly: more games. This is one of them.

Let me share the announcement message with you.

Fantasy Flight Games is proud to announce the upcoming release of Android: Netrunner! Originally designed by Richard Garfield and released in 1996, Netrunner was widely hailed as one of the greatest customizable card games of its era. Now, with Android: Netrunner, players can look forward to revisiting the game’s exciting play… or experiencing it for the first time.

Android: Netrunner is an asymmetrical Living Card Game™ for two players. Set in the cyberpunk future of Android, the game pits a megacorporation and its massive resources against the subversive talents of lone runners. Corporation players try to score points by advancing their agendas, and netrunners try to score points by breaking through the corporation’s defenses and stealing valuable data. The first player to seven points wins the game, but not likely before he suffers some brain damage or bad publicity.

So I read that, and sure that sounds like a good pitch and all. But what really got me into it, was the awesome artworks and feel! If any of you played the old RPG Shadow Run and enjoyed that world, you will love this. Sadly there is no magic in the mix, but the world still excites me in the very same way.

I know a certain person that probably won’t be able to stay away from this game (he truly loves the Android universe), and when he gets this, I will be testing the hell out of it! I will be sure to tell you what I think about it once I do.

Until next time Nurglings, take care.
Cya soon!

Zombies, run! – An awesome looking android game!

Hello Nurglings!

Once again, I love zombies, and I’m a person that really should move around more… for my… own health sake. And I’ve never felt more inspired to get out there and run (well more like a quick walk in my case) than when I found this awesome App.

Zombies, Run!

An Android game that has categorized itself with: “A running & audio adventure.” The story: You are Runner 5, and you are out on missions to help your base/community. Collecting items and finishing missions to get further in the game, and even in the story that takes place within the game. And to play the game: you need(?) to be out running to get the full experience!

Interesting? See the trailer!

So do you feel like running? Or will you stay and get eaten by zombies? I must say that I love this idea for a game! A new way to create a fun and awesome experience for gamers AND people that wants to exercise. Sweet!

Until next time Nurglings, take care.
Cya soon!

Turbo Pack 3 (Yu Gi Oh)

(Källa: http://shriektcg.twoday.net/)

Turbo Pack 3 contains 21 cards for tournament players to enjoy at their local card shops. This special prize pack is not a for-sale item, and is available only to Duelists for participation in officially sanctioned events. Turbo Pack 3 gives Duelists their first chance ever to get foil versions of popular cards like Rescue Cat and Rekindling, plus the first foil Morphtronic monster ever: Morphtronic Celfon. It also reprints many popular cards so that new players can get their hands on them and improve their Decks, including Magical Android and Kycoo the Ghost Destroyer.

The Turbo Pack 3 set contains 21 cards:
1 Ultimate Rare
1 Ultra Rare
4 Super Rares
6 Rares
9 Commons

Hurdidur! Lite mini spoiler för nästa Turbo Pack. ^_^ Härligt härligt. Inte mycket jag vill ha dock hitils, förutom en foilad Rescue Cat. O___O EN FOILAD RESCUE CAT! ❤
Se bara va söt den är. ❤

Så så här ser spoilern ut hitils: (Om Vi gissar rariteten då vill säga)

Ultimate Rare
TU03-EN??

Ultra Rare
TU03-EN?? Rescue Cat

Super Rare:
TU03-EN?? Rekindeling
TU03-EN?? Morphtronic Celfon
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Rare:
TU03-EN?? Kycoo The Ghost Destroyer
TU03-EN?? Magical Android
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TU03-EN??
TU03-EN??

Common:
TU03-EN??
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TU03-EN??
TU03-EN??
TU03-EN??
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/Nurgle