Lots of us are at GenCon, one of the biggest board game conventions, at Indianapolis this weekend and you can follow us on our antics on our Facebook and Twitter!

 

Upcoming events

CUDO Plays @ Urbana Free Library’s Comic Con – Saturday, Aug 13th

Urbana Free Library @ 11am-6pm
We will be at CU’s very own Comic Con at the Urbana Free Library  at 11am-6pm on Saturday, August 13th! During the convention we will also be running a short game making workshop from 3-5pm in the Busey-Mills Reading Room. So come out an make a game with us at Comic Con!

August Game Night – Monday, August 15th

Hyatt Place @ 6:30pm
Take a break from your busy schedule and get to know your fellow game enthusiasts! The featured game of the night will be announced soon!

 

CUDO Plays Recommends

This week we are recommending the game, Junk Art!

 

This is a cool game we got to see at GenCon, where players are presented with junk from which they must create art. Junk Art contains more than ten game modes, along with more than sixty big colorful wooden components. In one version of the game, players pile all of the wooden parts in the center of the table, then are dealt a number of cards, with each card depicting one of these parts. On a turn, a player presents their left-hand neighbor with two cards from their hand. This neighbor takes one card in hand, then takes the part shown on the other card and places it on their base or on other parts that they’ve already placed. If something falls, it stays on the table and the player continues to build on whatever still stands. Once players have finished playing cards, whoever has the tallest work of art wins. Its a fun dexterity game for 2-6 players that lasts about 30 minutes.

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