Steam Winter Sale Haul

As if the Fall Sales weren’t enough, I decided to see what were the sales for the Steam Winter Sale. My personal rule is to never buy anything unless it’s at least 50% off, and I think I got some pretty good steals. So let’s begin my haul overview.

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JackBox Part Pack 3 + Fibbage XL + Drawful 2

I’ve played many a JackBox game in my time. I’ve played live demos at Cons and many rounds with friends. So I decided to get it for myself to play with my “real life” friends and my family. So far it’s been a hit over the holidays with my family.

I got the Party Pack 3 specifically because Quiplash is my favorite, and Guesspionage and Trivia Murder Party are also favorites personally. You can get Fibbage XL and Drawful 2 as individual games, and they are also a good time.

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Reigns: Her Majesty

This game released in December of last year, so it’s a fresh game. I saw it going around on Twitch a little bit as well as one of my favorite creators Jesse Cox’s YouTube channel (a lot of the games I find are through him and his Fan Friday episodes). It seemed straightforward enough as a game, it’s in it’s simplest description a royalty simulator where you play as the queen. But, it definitely has some dark lore.

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Burgle Bros + Paperback

I love me a board game, even a digital one. So I was skimming through the board game tag and this pack of games came up, with Burgle Bros and Paperback. In Burgle Bros, you assemble your Ocean’s 11-like team to plan and execute a robbery using stealth and puzzle solving. Paperback is a word game, where you work to finish your novel. Both seem like the interesting digital version of the original board games.

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Unreal Estate

Another game found through the board game tag search, Unreal Estate is a city-building card game. You have to build a city with the building cards in your hands, but the city council can reject your plans.

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Gremlins, Inc

Yes, ANOTHER game from the board game tag,  Gremlins Inc. is an intense strategy board game in a steampunk world of corrupt capitalist gremlins who compete for money, political power and prestige. The art and concept brought me in, and we’ll see how intense the strategy is.

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Elder Sign: Omens

This is one of the first games I picked up, as it’s been on my wishlist for a while. Based on the original Elder Sign board games, you control a team of agents who must investigate clues in order to prevent the ancient monster from coming.

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Roller Coaster Tycoon Deluxe

Yes, this is the old Roller Coaster Tycoon from 2000, and yes I bought it. And I have played over 20 hours already. The nostalgia is strong, and it’s a great way to pass time and relax at the end of the day.

Did you get any interesting games last month? Let me know with a comment below!

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