Let’s Play Fantasy Strike

Based on the fantastic Yomi card game, Fantasy Strike aims to find the balance between depth and accessibility. With this being day 1 of my time with it, we spend a bit of time talking about the game’s features, play a few arcade mode matches, and I showcase my set of Yomi cards!

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Nintendo eShop Black Friday 2019 Pick-Ups (So Far)

Black Friday may have come and gone, but the deals are still available on the Nintendo eShop until December 4th at 11:59pm PST. With over 800 Nintendo Switch games on sale, I couldn’t resist picking up a few games for myself. Here’s what I got!

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Yomi Review

photo 4(1)I really appreciate board games that do a great job of marrying their mechanics and theme together into one cohesive experience. Some of my favourite games that deliver on this include Formula D and Legendary: A Marvel Deck-Building Game. The former provides players with a cool sensation of racing through dice, while the latter creates a dramatic battle of good versus evil through the now-ubiquitous deck building mechanic. Originally designed as an officially licensed Street Fighter card game, Yomi aims to do something similar by translating the fighting game experience through cards. Does it deliver on that promise?

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