Poisoned Chalice is a card game for 2 to 6 players. In it, you are competing nobles at a banquet table. As talk passes around the table you are adding wine (cards) to a shared chalice (common pile). When the chalice is full, the player holding it drinks (wins the trick).
However, as well as wine you can choose to add poison. Not too much (adding up to exactly 31) has no effect, but too much (adding... [click here for more]
Standover is a card game for 2 to 6 players with a bidding (vying ) mechanism.
You are the leader of a criminal gang. You compete to control busineses that you draw income from. But the bids you make are paid to your competitors, so the dynamic tension is in how much you are prepared to pay to control something, knowing that you are actually paying off your enemies for it. At your disposal are hitmen,... [click here for more]