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Game Review: CHEW – Cases of the FDA

Posted by Account Deletion {Family Gamer} | 22-Jul-15 | 3 comments

CHEW Tight

Card Game | players: 2-5 | ages: 13+ | playtime: 30min

Publisher: IDW Games

Who among us can’t recall play-acting as agents of the Food & Drug Administration as kids, taking our friends to task on the shady ingredients used in their “secret recipes” or their concealment of side-effects on a radical new pharmaceutical? As government agencies go, what could be sexier than working for the FDA? Well, get ready for “sexy” to turn “disgusting” in Kevin Wilson’s boardgamification of John Layman and Rob Guillory’s Eisner-winning comic book.

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Comments (3)

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Stone of the Sun

Cool, I never heard of this comic but this looks like it could be fun.

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Marquis / Marchioness

@Kassidy – my pleasure! It is a solid game, and being a fan of the comic can only help!

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Cooperative Game Explorer

Thanks for reviewing this, AD! I love the Chew comic series, but I’m always wary of gamification of good titles (*cough cough* Hunger Games: Training Days *cough cough*). I juuust might pick this up.

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