Sunday, February 16, 2020

#20: Clank!: A Deck-Building Adventure (Mark's Top 50 - 2020)

Clank!: A Deck-Building Adventure
  • rank: 58
  • rating: 7.81
Print Status
  • in print
Why It's On The List
  • Smoosh Dungeonquest (which already appeared on this list) and Ascension together and you'd get something close to this fantastic deck-building dungeon crawl... with the very clever “clank” mechanic binding the two together and acting a game timer and source of tension.
Tips & Tricks:
  • While there is a lot of witty color text, it’s small and doesn’t make the cards more difficult to read.
  • The graphic design of the cards is really smart – they have used consistent iconography and clear text instructions to make it easy to understand what the card does for you, even when you add in the expansion cards.
  • The expansions have been packaged well in appropriately sized boxes... and have all been worth their cost as far as enjoyment and variety goes. (Better than you can say for some franchises - I'm looking at you, Adrenaline Team Play DLC and Carcassonne: The Catapult.)
  • You can read my recent Welcome to the Clank-iverse overview of all the expansions available for Clank!... and includes Kulkmann's homebrewed rules for a Clank! campaign.
  • Clank! In! Space! is excellent as well... with a slightly higher rules overhead.
  • My boys and I loved Clank! Legacy. It is longer per game by about 50%, but we had a blast.
  • The picture includes heroes from various expansions as well as the different versions of the "boss" marker... and the monkey idols. There's a really monkey obsession on the part of the designers.

1 comment:

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