When I first started playing the Arkham Horror LCG, I didn’t understand the point of skill cards over assets that boost your skill value. I also didn’t understand the point of committing non-skill cards to tests—why would I give up this event card when I could play it for a benefit? I just didn’t see the point of temporary boosts to your skills.
There are some movies that are so bad, they're good. Movies that you can't help, but enjoy despite their glaring flaws. The "Captain America" movie released in 1990 is not one of those films. It's basically "Threat Level Midnight", but worse because it is an hour and a half long and doesn't involve Michael Scott.
With so many of us now enjoying the Galaxy’s Most Wanted box, it is becoming clearer which cards are the ones you want to see in your hand when The Collector is bearing down on you. Having played through the campaign with both characters, I can honestly say I love both of their designs, either tinkering and charging with weapons in the midst of a crisis with Rocket (does anyone have any tape?) or growing at a gargantuan rate as the lovable Groot. I try to remind myself that I shouldn’t be bench marking their overall power levels against the likes of Quicksilver and Doctor Strange and just enjoying the ride and what their cards bring to the game.
Avenger's Endgame was undeniably the movie event of 2019, and is currently regarded as one of the most significant achievements in modern story telling. Avoiding franchise fatigue over an arc that spans 22 films is impressive enough; however, having audiences whipped up into such a frenzy that such a finale goes on to briefly become the highest grossing firm of all time (as of this writing Endgame is back in the second spot-damn you, Bluey Saldana) is utterly unheard of. I attribute a lot of this success to the emotional weightiness of the film-watching these otherwise triumphant heroes deal with grief and loss as they struggle between acceptance and the desire to elicit change is compelling and most importantly, relatable. Today we're going to deep dive into the scene that sets that tone and find out why this particular scene is my favorite scene in Avengers: Endgame. Welcome to the support group, I'll start...
In my previous post, I was writing about my experience with The Innsmouth Conspiracy, scenario 1 & 2. Normally I would continue writing about it, but it's been real hard to obtain the mythos packs here in Malaysia. I've just recently got some of them, so stay tune for a write up about the upcoming scenarios. In the mean time, here's a sneak peak of the adventures of Stella Clark in the Devil Reef.