Review – Superhot Card Game

Posted on by Jesta

Superhot Card Game is a hand management, deck building game.

Title: Superhot Card Game

Year Published: 2017

Designer: Manuel Correia

Publisher: Board&Dice

Players: 1-3

Game Time: ~40 mins

Set-up Time: ~5 mins

Ages: 12+

Theme: Superhot the Computer Game

Mechanisms: Hand Management, Deck Building, Co-Op

How to win: Complete level 3

Game Description

A bullet misses you by millimetres. A dozen more come from every direction. Armed red guys are everywhere. You take a breath, check your options…and play a card.

Set Up, Game Play & Game End

Round Up

I’m terrible at this game, both digital and card game 🙂

In the computer game time and the baddies only move when you do. This game works the same way and I haven’t figured out how to control it 🙂

The number of cards you play helps to determine how many cards you get back and you have to be careful because you can steadily reduce the size of your deck, and lose the game.

You also need to control the number of bullets going into the obstacle deck if possible. You don’t want to have to spend too many actions removing them from the row so too many go into your hand, and you lose the game.

All this while trying to actually complete missions to win the game. It’s a lot to think about.

The art style is great, it’s cheap, it’s in a small box and it’s a little fiddly yes but it’s a decent solo/co-op deck builder.

Rating

A good puzzle game disguised as a deck builder for 1-2 players.

I give it 6/10

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