My son and I were the last two alive in an epic, back-and-forth battle which included sniper head shots, perfect grenade lobs, armor-piercing assault rifle retaliations, and throwing knife kill shots. I climbed up into a tower to increase my range, ready for the final, pre-explosion kill shot when he pulled out a rocket launcher and took me out with the tower for the win. Little did I know then that rocket launchers gain two extra hit points when targeting a player in a tower. =-)
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The all-powerful Merlin has gone rogue! No one can stop him from wreaking havoc on the poor inhabitants of the land. We lesser wizards have come to the same conclusion: Merlin must die. After careful study, we’ve each discovered our own unique combination of earth, wind, water, and fire spells to take him out. Be the first to learn and cast these spells to kill Merlin and win the game!
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My first game playing Carthage was with my son which turned into one of my top ten all-time game experiences with my kids. It was SO much fun. We both felt transported to an ancient, sandy arena surrounded by screaming, blood-thirsty fans trying to outmaneuver, attack, build armor, gather weapons, and be the last to survive!
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Sometimes it’s hard to find board games suitable for teenagers. They often get bored and disinterested if the game is too long, too complex, or perceived as too dull. Here are five tried and true board games which have a high level of involvement, are fast-paced, and have some sort of craziness factor…just what teens need in a board game whether they are board game fans or not!
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