What is Elysium?

elysium red smThe current plan is that Crazier Eights: Elysium will be the next Crazier Eights game we release. It will continue the Greek mythology theme as was found in Crazier Eights: Olympus & Pantheon.

Every major Crazier Eights game has a significantly different feel.

  • Crazier Eights: Camelot had a good number of alternate win conditions.
  • Crazier Eights: 1001 Nights only had a couple of alternate win conditions and had a lot of ways to accumulate assets.
  • Crazier Eights: Olympus had zero alternate win conditions and a lot of ways to play cards from the draw pile.
  • Crazier Eights: Elysium will bring back alternate win conditions with a vengeance. Engine building will also have a bigger role in it — assets will be very powerful when combined in the right ways. Engine building can also be described as synergy or combos, but the concept is mostly used for types of synergy that aren’t totally game winning.

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What’s Crazier Eights: Olympus? (Updated 7-13-2020)

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olympus cards 40Crazier Eights: Olympus is a gateway fantasy card game inspired by the stories of Greek mythology. The first player with zero cards in hand wins, and every card may be played for a unique and imaginative ability. Zeus, the Helen of Troy, Mount Olympus, and many more cards from Greek mythology comes to life with these fifty two cards.

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