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Review: Space Battle Lunchtime Game

Space Battle Lunchtime

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We received an advanced copy of Space Battle Lunchtime the game and the first comic book for free so that we could read the comic, play the game and review it for you. Opinions are our own.My kids love cooking competition shows. They love to bake and experiment. They also enjoy funny comics and silly space creatures. Therefore Space Battle Lunchtime was right on time for the kids and I to enjoy a new game. In the game you battle as one of the chefs on a space cooking show. This closely follows the comic book where a young woman, Peony, is recruited to be a contestant on the show. She is from Earth and must learn how to cook amazing dishes with crazy foods that she’s never seen before. She uses her skills and gets a little help from the tv crew to make it through to the finals of the competition.

In the game you take on the role of one of the cooks in the battle. You must create dishes for the judges and depending upon how accurately you can match the flavors to the dishes the more points you earn. You can make the dishes totally wrong, too. Makes me think of a crazy part of the comic where one of the cooks makes a dish with way too much salt and one of the judges is a slug creature. Yeah, neither fared well after that incident.

Playing Space Battle Lunchtime

The game is creative and fun. Gives players the chance to try and be strategic in their dish creations. The first player to score 21 points wins. The player that goes first is the one who cooked something for someone else most recently. I like that. Gameplay is straightforward and easy to learn. Kids will pick it up after a round or two and then become more savvy in their moves.

The game officially releases today and you can order it through Amazon.com and our affiliate links below. I’ve also included links to the comic book series.

Monsters and Mayhem on a Day Out of School

Monster Mayhem

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We received a copy of Dungeon Mayhem: Monster Mayhem for free to play and review. Opinions are our own.

The kids had no school today and so it was time to play some games with dad. Luckily we just received a fun new game from Wizards of the Coast called Dungeon Mayhem: Monster Mayhem. This is actually the third iteration of the Dungeon Mayhem series. The cool thing about this game, though is that the box actually holds all the previously released cards and organizes them all in one place. this is a good thing because after playing today I went and ordered the previous games Dungeon Mayhem and Dungeon Mayhem: Battle for Baldur’s Gate. Now all 12 of the characters can be in the same box and this also means that the game expands to be able to play with 6 players. Rules for 6 player games are included in the box. Take a look at how it is organized. I’ll put them in better order with heroes in one part and monsters in another.

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