Making a permanent impression since 1994
November 28, 2005
-- Game review --
Card game gives lots of action
By Teague Neal and Joe Keo
by Cranium is a fast-paced card game that stretches the mind and will have you
pulling your hair.
game begins as seven transparent space-age cards are dealt to each of the
your turn, you have to use the symbols, numbers and letters on the cards in
order to play. The object is to be the first to get rid of all your cards.
top card on the discard pile dictates the activity that the player must complete
during his or her turn. This is done using the correct cards in his hand, which
can include a wild card.
On each turn, players complete an activity dictated by the card at the top of the discard pile.
it’s a puzzle piece, the player must use it to create the puzzle. The letter
on a word card must be used to spell a word. Music buffs will enjoy forming sets of
drums, pianos or trumpets. Number cards are added together to form a
mandatory sum of 11.
Certain special cards can be laid during a turn to slow opponents, forcing them to pull two or three new cards from the deck – unless they pop a dodge card out of their hand which allows them to avoid this command.
nifty card that can be played is a bounce card. This reverses the direction of
play and can change the game completely.
four players around the table, Zigity zooms along at rapid speed.
begs the question as to whether there should be a larger deck. Just as you begin
to grasp the game, it comes to a close. A larger deck would solve this problem.
takes time to fully understand and it’s a good idea to have the directions in
the center of the table for the first game. Having so many smaller rules do
complicate the game and detract from
Zigity is a fun and unique game that plays more as a series of activities which
makes the game interesting and innovative.
Cranium’s Zigity off the shelf and tuck into these artistic activities.
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