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Card Hunter: Attack of the Artifacts free expansion out now

Blue Manchu has released a sizable expansion for its browser-based strategy RPG Card Hunter, adding six new quests, dozens of collectible cards, and a multiplayer league system. Attracting 100,000 players following its launch last year, Card Hunter is a deck-building strategy game in which...

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Card Hunter expansion tapped for later this month

Card Hunter will deal out "Attack of the Artifacts," the game's first expansion, later this month. The free-to-play browser-based game, which is also making its way to mobile, will deepen the deck-building strategy game with new adventures, cards and monsters. Attack of the Artifacts isn't just...

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Card Hunter heading to mobile

Card Hunter, the RPG and collectible card game hybrid that launched last year, was one of the first "real" games we've seen for browsers, but even at the time it was obvious it would be best as a mobile experience. We weren't alone in that thinking: Newly-founded DropForge Games will be handling...

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Best of the Rest: Alexander's picks of 2013

Joystiq is revealing its 10 favorite games of 2012 throughout the week. Keep reading for more top selections and every writer's personal, impassioned picks in Best of the Rest roundups. Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag is this year's Far Cry 3, which...

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Snapshot: Card Hunter

This is a Snapshot, a quick, un-scored review of a game we think you should know about. You encounter a free-to-play browser game. You decide to play it. Roll a D6 to see if it's any good... A six! Wow, that's really lucky. Roll again to see if forced microtransactions or time limits will...

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Card Hunter 'just under' 100,000 players, adding tournaments to multiplayer

Card Hunter is looking to expand its deck of tricks, coming off last week's solid launch that saw the team at Blue Manchu struggling to keep up with demand for the free-to-play game. "We were so overrun on Thursday and we had to implement a queue. I think it's the first time in history people...

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WRUP: Hunting Cards, BRB

This week's surprise breakout game has been Card Hunter, a free-to-play, browser-based (don't stop reading!) mash-up of board game HeroQuest and card game Dominion. The game has plenty of pedigree, and features a fun storyline, which has up-and-coming Game Master Gary dealing with his older brother...

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Card Hunter combines tabletop gaming with digital magic

Jon Chey is a co-founder of Irrational Games, who recently formed up a brand new studio called Blue Manchu, to work on a new game called Card Hunter. Card Hunter might easily be mistaken for many similar games of much lower quality: It's a Flash game that runs in your browser, and it's going to be...

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Irrational co-founder forms Blue Manchu, reveals Card Hunter

Irrational co-founder Jon Chey has formed a new studio, Blue Manchu, focused on more niche games. The studio's first project is Card Hunter, a microtransation-fueled, Flash-based browser game. It will initially launch on PCs, but is also planned for iOS. "The best way to describe it is,...

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