July Game Night

We had a great time at this July’s Game Night sharing some of our favorite games to play while we beat the summer heat!

 

 Upcoming Events

CUDO Plays @ Urbana Free Library’s Comic Con – Saturday, Aug 5th

Urbana Free Library @ 11am-4pm
We will be at CU’s very own Comic Con at the Urbana Free Library  at 11am-4pm on Saturday, August 5th!

August Game Night – Monday, August 21st

Hyatt Place @ 6:30pm
Take a break from your busy schedule and get to know your fellow game enthusiasts!

CUDO Plays Game Night is open to everyone! Spread the word and let’s have a great time. Whether you’re a serious gamer or just looking to relax and socialize, we’d love to see you there!

 

CUDO Plays Recommends

This week we recommend, The Dwarf King.

This is a seemingly simple trick-taking card game – three suits of 13 cards each, highest value on-suit will take the trick – but of course it has a couple of twists which make it really interesting. Firstly, there are special cards, one of which is randomly selected and shuffled into the deck each round. Some of these cards have suits and values like the rest but are worth bonus points, or negative points! Other special cards just have powers, like The Mummy, which lets you duplicate the card which took the last trick. Then there are goal tiles. These determine how tricks are scored each round and dramatically change the course of play. One round everyone might be going for red cards while the next they’re avoiding them like the plague. The Dwarf King is a great game for trick taking novices and veterans alike and it’s never the same two games in a row.

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