Nerdz Garage made a video review of Crazier Eights: One Thousand & One Nights, and Crazier Eights: Shahrzad. Go here to take a look.
We are now on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/recoculouscards/
This is technically the Instagram account for the Recoculous game publishing company, so other games we are working on could be shown there as well.
Go here to take a look.
Nerdz Board Gaming reviewed Crazier Eights: 1001 Nights, and Crazier Eights: Shahrzad. Go here to take a look.
The rules are straightforward yet the game is brimming with depth and strategy. The cards display a collection of Middle Eastern and South Asian stories and folk tales depicted to quintessential art. The cards are stunning.
The Frequently Asked Questions was updated with three more questions: Continue reading
This offer has ended.
There’s an Omniscience promo card offer starting April 14th. If you buy two or more Crazier Eights games from our web store (here), you will get a bonus Omniscience promo card. This is a limited time offer and it will have to end if we run out of stock. It’s limited to one Omniscience promo card per customer.
All of our games can be found at the online Recoculous Game Shop.
We are working at home to fulfill orders. Continue reading
We have developed a new website for Recoculous, the company that published the Crazier Eights games.
The game designer for Crazier Eights, James Gray, has written a blog post there about the history of games he has designed over the years. Go here to take a look.
His website, Fantasy Cards, also has information about many games he has designed.
Part of the development process through play testing requires cards or card abilities to be changed or replaced. This can be because of the card ability in isolation or because of a concern for the overall balance of the game as a whole. The most interesting changes are when the entire concept of a card is replaced with an entirely different concept. Let’s take a look at some examples of that.
All the cards I will list here are good enough cards, and they were rejected mainly just to make room for cards that seemed more important for one reason or another.
The characters found in Crazier Eights: Shahrzad are based on the stories from the One Thousand & One Nights, and most of them are characters from stories as told by Shahrzad. It is thought that these stories are mostly taken from folklore and legends from Persia, Arabia, India, Egypt, and other places around those areas. Continue reading