Friday, July 01, 2005

Unplugged #28: The Three Musketeers (Cooperative Gaming)

This week's Unplugged article has been posted:

Unplugged #28: The Three Musketeers
Its all for one and one for all in three different board games based around cooperative game play.

A short discussion of cooperative board games, with some pitfalls common to the genre described. Three titles are described as examples of games in the genre: Shadows Over Camelot, Lord of the Rings, and Vanished Planet.

Also posted are full reviews of the titles.
Shadows Over Camelot
Honor and glory, or stealth and betrayal, which is your role in this cooperative board game?
Vanished Planet
The universe is being consumed by a growing, black menace. Can you and the other aliens cooperate well enough to save your home planets?
Lord of the Rings (*Note, this is primarily a repost and reformat of a review posted back in the spring of '04).
One game to rule them all! - A cooperative game based on the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

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