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Gozilla Gozilla
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We found some of the illustratons a bit too scary for young kids, so here is a cute variant made with Illustrator and free images from the net.
What came out could be called "Halloween party" and the story goes like this: it's Halloween and all kind of kids-costumed-monsters are around calling trick or treats.
While walking the streets you have to get rid of the little monsters by giving them candies or food, but each one has his own preference and some food will not be accepted.
You can take shelter in some buildings, such as cafes, restaurants, bakeries that will help you fend off some monsters while you try to redirect/pass other monsters to another traveller.
Get tricked to exhaustion and you'll lose; but survive the horde and you'll arrive home and win.

There is no text and all is managed by icons, which makes it easier to grasp by younger players.

The multiplayer game plays as usual with the difference that there are a bit more treats/weapons types but also more monsters with more combinations of immunties (hated food).

We tried also a solo version, where you make a separate deck of buildings/locations cards, face up, with the Halloween Party card placed as the last card. Every time you clear all monsters from a location, you can exit/discard the location card and take refuge into the next one until you arrive to the Halloween Party. Here you face a surge (draw four cards instead of two) and if you clear all monsters...well, you win.

Still a fun, quick game...but cuter.

monsters and treats to turn them away
special action cards
buildings and bonuses
characters with their special powers
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Johan Vorster
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Really nice work there man! I'd love to be able to make a copy of this (I do own the original game and posted a better translated instruction manual for it too).
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Gozilla Gozilla
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Thanks Johan, happy to hear that you liked how it looks.

This was supposed to be just a personal build.

As it looks now, it could easily be a completely different game but the rules and mechanics are almost the same of the original.
If I ever release it I need first to study a bit more about the legal implication of distributing a redesign of a commercial game.
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David Cheng
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I found the artworks of the game is cute & not scary at all but some cards may be too sexy for kids.
Anyway, I like this retheme. Perfect for a Halloween game night.
 
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