I got Rococo Deluxe for my birthday last year. It’s a very fun game, and we’ve spent many very pleasurable hours with it, but in no way would it have been worth the CAN$180 it cost (good thing it’s language-independent, because a French-language version is 40 bucks more expensive).
I made the mistake of checking out a local shop (they used to have a store in the city which was a) a bit of a drive and b) a pain to find parking. And now they are about 20 minutes away. Not a huge amount of stock, but not bad. Pricing was ok, a bit more than online, but not paying a delivery cost brings them closer. And of course, being able to walk out with a game that day.
And I ended up buying Call of Cthulhu starter set, Kids on Bikes, and Fiasco. I can’t see my group giving up boardgames, but I’m hoping we can introduce some of these every few weeks. CoC is probably easiest. My group really likes Stranger Things, so I reckon KoB will be good - not entirely sure what I’m in for with that one. And Fiasco, well, not sure about it, it’s probably the most different from our normal games. But I like that there is no GM.
Yeah, but the Snickety wristblade only works by chopping off a finger that’s in the way. Goes to reason the only way assassin’s can build functional wheelchairs is if they amputate your feet first. How are you meant to sit down with those big things at the end of your legs getting in the way??
I don’t need another Regicide deck, but I like this game so much that I felt like supporting them further and also getting myself a version with the updated artwork. I went for the red deck because it has red card backs, whereas first edition had teal card backs regardless of the box colour.
I might have gone for the teal if the card backs hadn’t changed slightly in design (as then I could have mixed and matched the old and new diamonds (because owl > duck)), but as it is I thought I’d go for the alternative colour (and I’m sure the duck will grow on me :)