Excerpt: Board and card games developed specifically for computers have a mixed history. From the seemingly endless parade of Risk clones found on free gaming sites to imaginative and highly entertaining games like Everlands , they’ve checked every step on the quality scale.
Pros: Unusual and challenging strategies but with easy to grasp rules make for a game of excellent depth and flexibility. Strong foundations make the game easy to pick up. Games feel at best like clever puzzles. The aesthetic - while derivative - is well done.
Cons: No network play. Weak Story mode. Sound, animation, map travel, and many of the game's core elements feel just shy of being high quality.
Excerpt: It can be a daunting task, searching Big Fish Games for something unique. There seems to be an endless ocean of hidden object games, puzzle games, and sequels. Still, when they put out a game a day, there’s bound to be a hidden gem or two that pops up.