Combo Fighter Review - A Bruisingly Good Card Game -

Combo Fighter Review – A Bruisingly Good Card Game

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  1. And what about JAB from TMG? A realtime boxing game?

  2. Quinns' "signature move" is responsible for a new personal record shortest time for hitting the Like button.

  3. I posit this could also fall under Card games that don't suck 😁

  4. What a lovely game !
    Too bad it is made in the 18th century by guild manufacturers who never heard of industrialisation and economies of scale … If you missed the kickstarter campaign or whatever there is no way to buy these games. 
    It is as if these people want to instantiate an ebay-based speculative economy of artificial scarcity …

  5. Im afraid to watch this, because i know that i love card games and your reviews too much to not buy any you review.

  6. I'm a big fan of Level 99's Battlecon and Exceed games; anyone have a thought on how it compares to those?

  7. This looks very similar to a super indie game called Table Fighter, which uses a whopping 7 cards per player. And it works surprisingly well in the smaller game, because of how you can mindgame your opponent and predict what will be played.

    Highly recommend you look into it. I think it's better than what you've reviewed here. (Though the art isn't as good imo)

  8. No mention of Yomi in this review is a bit strange. This looks like a less interesting version of that game.
    The oversized cards will prevent using standard card sleeves. I see that as a drawback.
    The artstyle and execution is nice and clear, but the character designs are pretty boring. It is very possible to make cool and interesting looking characters in non sexualized clothing like hoodies. As for example "Under Night: In Birth" shows or some "King of Fighters" designs. If this were a video game, none of the characters would scream "Pick up the controller, play this game and learn what I can do!".
    I see the "deck as hitpoints" as a pretty big negative. It might be easier to track but it looks like it takes away the possibility of a real fighting game comeback.

  9. “Fist class ticket on a bruise cruise”

    You guys have truly outdone yourselves.

  10. This looks fun but… I can't find anyplace to purchase it online in the US and there's not FLGS near me. Anyone have any ideas (other than "just get Yomi")?

  11. 2:04 Quinn opens his right guard to charge a punch, lowers his left arm leaving the face unexposed while at the same time advancing with his face first.
    The scene is for laughs and gigs, however that's the way to call for a hook out punch to the jaw. Don't learn martial arts from this, kids.

  12. Ben's eyebrows seem to have got stuck in the up position permanently.

  13. SUSD: Here is a review for a card-based fighting game!

    Literally everyone: YOMI

  14. Can you pls pls pls pls pls pls make a review of new boardgame: NARCOS? pls

  15. You should also try Way of the Fighter, EXCEED, Yomi, Sakura Arms, and Dragon Punch.

  16. I played it and….. to me its very much meh. The different decks attack, dodge, block numbers cause issues. As my fighter has 30 yellow cards in its deck and my opponent has 30 blue cards in theirs. I essentially lose 60% of the time before we actually flip cards. Its ok.

  17. I found it difficult to focus on the review as I was distracted by the prominent placement of Klax on Quinns' bookshelf. It's… unexpected.

  18. 10:32 Button mashing does not work in a fighting game if your oppononent is competent

  19. Real Figthing games are not about RNG. Also, yes Chun-li is pretty, no need to be jealous.

  20. As an avid fan of competitive fighting game and board games – this seems like a serious match made in heaven.

    Ah, so this is love at first sight. 😂
    Awesome review guys!!

  21. Would've been hilarious if after the "If you read your contract.." line, Ben had a black eye at the table. Great review!

  22. I absolutely love mage wars, its a shame that i might be the only person in Australia who pays the game as its impossible to find a game with another person.

  23. Oh man would I ever love to introduce you to "Final Round: Fight". One day…

  24. Nice little game. At the end that looks like Brighton.

  25. I had been designing a game JUST LIKE THIS… it was a boxing game and the game was a rock paper scissors style game. But that's where it ended… it was just rock paper scissors. I didn't think about the combo aspect or the damage taken being discarded cards. Well thought out. I'm glad it exists now! Can't wait to play it!

  26. Paul! Welcome back!!! I always wondered what he would look like without his beard. Not what I expected! Why are you going by Ben now?

  27. But but… what about Sakura Arms? (AKA the game whose 2nd edition has yet to be published outside Japan BUT that was translated by amazing fans).

  28. I want to play as Matt-Shulud. 😛

  29. This seems fun if I can con a friend into playing it

  30. I'm really glad somebody else had this idea. I repeatedly couldn't figure out how to get it to work.

  31. I really want to get me a copy but… alas it seems to be out of stock everywhere.

  32. You think if we comment enough his office will collapse and he'll try exceed? Lol

  33. Francisco Ferro looks just like Jason Stathum

  34. This game looks and sounds a LOT like Yomi. It seems to take several ideas/mechanics from yomi and it came out significant after it.

    Yomi is a very popular game, which Tom Vasel described as one of his favorite games ever. I think it's really a shame that you guys didn't even mention it at all in this review. It certainly deserves to have been mentioned here. Based on your reaction in this video, I think you will prefer Yomi.

  35. Button mashers don't beat competent opponents. Full stop.

  36. This game is sold out literally everywhere but Australia, and even there there's only 8 left. Does anyone know any other way to get this game, or if the publisher is every going to do a re-print? I want this game so badly.

  37. That dudes eyebrows are out of this world

  38. Quinn's was ready to rumble the entirety of the review.

  39. What I've gathered here is, neithert has played a fighting game before.

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