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GF Rating
7.7

414 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
9

Excellent

Amazing Fun!

posted by MrCrypt (FARMINGVILLE, NY) Oct 14, 2006

Member since Nov 2005

3 out of 4 gamers (75%) found this review helpful

One of the most fun DS games ever. Remember all those good times back in high-school playing card games. w00t w00t! It's back agian. You can play over 42 games. Card,board,bowling,darts and so much more. Most of them which if Wi-Fi..that's where the real fun comes in. The Wi-Fi for the game is amazing and the games work out quite fun. This is a must OWN!

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GF Rating
6

Above Average

Lack of options kills this game

posted by madrain (MINNEAPOLIS, MN) Oct 21, 2006

Member since Aug 2006

5 out of 7 gamers (71%) found this review helpful

Wow. 42 games! Fun, right?

Well, just to give a little warning, this game has almost no options. I mean, they give you a pretty good amount of face icons to choose from, and that's about it. You'll spend forever trying to beat Challenge mode (frustrating) just to unlock some different music. Whenever a game gets close to ending, it plays this frantic music - keep in mind that some games can go on for 20 minutes like this, with the same annoying music blaring away. No option to turn it off.

Most of the games have few or no options to customize them. If you've never played any of these games before, this probably won't bother you. If you're used to playing any of the card games, for instance, forget common house rules being included.

Mahjong in particular annoyed me as all the edge pieces glow with a pulsating yellow light, and there's no option to turn it off. It makes the game more annoying, although quite a bit easier (which may not be a good thing - to me it's not).

Player Speed would have been nice when playing single player, since you'll have to play through Stamp mode in order to unlock all the games. Some of the card games in particular are retardedly fast and it's hard to keep up with what's going on. An option to slow down the computer players would have been wonderful.

A few of the card games are hideous. There's one in particular, I forget if it's pig or spit or what, but there's honestly no need for a human player at all. The game automatically tells you what card you're going to play, your only input being to press okay on your turn, until you find out if you win or lose. No skill to it at all. Also, no fun.

If you're a fan of most of these games, give the game a rent and check it out. I bought it and love it, but I thought there were things about it others might want to know before throwing down their hard-earned cash.

Enjoy!

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

Awesome!

posted by Jenpooh (STATESVILLE, NC) Aug 14, 2009

Member since Mar 2009

This game is a ton of fun. My favorites so far are Bowling and Dominoes. You can link up with another ds (singlecard) and battle it out. Me and my daughter have played it daily checking out all the games. The word balloon game is similar to hangman only you lose balloons instead. It is awesome...and I wish it was for sale on here cause I so am not ready to return it yet. :)

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