The Herald Bulletin

Evening Update

Rick's Rec Room

August 1, 2012

Morels is a tasty find

Mushroom hunting is theme of 2-player card game

(Continued)

The game suggested for players age 10 and older and that feels about right.

This is a very good game with an entertaining theme. But I believe there needs to be more variety in the cards in the deck, though not necessarily more different mushrooms. Also, if the shuffle of the cards leaves a majority of the pans needed to cook the cards at the bottom, the game will be annoyingly slow. I would humbly propose that sets of mushrooms could be sold for pans as well as foraging sticks.

“While Kaleen and I have come up with some fun ideas for cards that would alter gameplay in interesting ways, ultimately we enjoy the game so much as is that I am hesitant to tinker, a great problem to have,” said Brent.  



They will be on hand beginning Aug. 16 in Indianapolis for GenCon. Area gamers can try this game and meet the designers.

“This will be our first Gen-Con and we could not be more excited about it,” said Brent. “Kaleen and I will be at the Two Lanterns booth in Entrepreneurs' Row, ready for a walk in the woods should you like to stop by.”

Find out more about the game at: http://twolanternsgames.com/morelsgame.html It sells for $24.95 and for an extra $4.95 there are custom pans and foraging sticks that can be used instead of the cardboard tokens. But there is a waiting list for those and they likely won’t be ready until fall.

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