Magic: the Gathering is the first fantasy card game with deck construction. The game was made to encourage people to make a collection and you can use cards from your collection to make your own deck. I think it can be fun to make your own deck as well. It adds a new element of strategy and self expression. I think Crazier Eights can also have deck construction, and I will discuss what I think is the most promising way to do that here. Continue reading
There are multiple ways to play Crazier Eights. Some of this requires alternate rules or house rules. Let’s take a look at some of these here. Continue reading
Although Crazier Eights has an official rule book and the game is made to be played with a specific set of rules, it is possible to play with very different rules. One popular card game is Thirteen (Tiến lên), which was likely invented in Vietnam, and there is a way to play it using Crazier Eights cards. Continue reading
The Frequently Asked Questions was updated with three more questions: Continue reading
The colors of Crazier Eights have had unique themes since the release of Crazier Eights: Camelot in October 2017. This was actually the original intent. The most important thematic concepts associated with each color are the following:
- Red represents the divine, civilization, and the miraculous.
- Purple represents the paranormal, the intellect, and magic.
- Blue represents the demonic, passion, and death.
- Green represents the natural, the wilderness, and life.
I worked on updating the rules card, which will be included for Crazier Eights: Olympus. It’s rephrased slightly to add clarity, and the win condition is now mentioned right away.
Take a look: Continue reading
The rules FAQ has been updated with the following: Continue reading