News from Cat and Mouse — party games

Staff Pick: The Resistance: Avalon

Posted by Charlie Graham on

  The Resistance: Avalon   5-10 players   30 minutes       How well do you really know your friends? In The Resistance: Avalon, your skills will be put to the test as you try and figure out who among you is lying about their allegiances.You are loyal servants of Arthur, ensuring the safety of the realm through quests handed down by the king himself. Your band of adventurers have set out, unaware that the evil minions of Mordred are hidden in your party, ready to sabotage your plans. It is up to you, be you servant of Arthur or...

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Staff Pick: Concept

Posted by Charlie Graham on

  Concept 4-12 players 30-60 minutes     How would I describe Concept? I would use the game symbol, the idea symbol, and the head symbol. That’s probably confusing, but stay with me: Concept is a party game where you reduce complex ideas to simple ones. On the game board, you have a series of symbols. These can represent anything from “automobile” to “green” to “war.” Using these symbols, you attempt to describe the concept on your card. To make this easier, the game provides you with a clever refinement system. You are given a green question mark token indicating...

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