Worst Game Ever?

The New York based comedy troupe, The Whitest Kids U’Know, created a highly entertaining commercial spoof for a non-existent board game. I have watched it many times and for some reason or another never shared it.

My bad.

When you watch the below video, read between the lines of sarcastic tomfoolery and you might very well see dark shadows of truth. There are some board/card/dice/video/you-name-it games that have horrific designs and gimmicks that just do not play well or loose their luster quickly.

The non-existent game, Crazy Chase, shown in the video reminds me of the very real game, DICEcapades, which you might have seen on the shelves of your local Target, Walmart, or Goodwill. The game comes with lots of dice with little meat. That makes DICEcapades an excellent example of a game that is built heavily around a gimmick but does not delivery long lasting entertainment. Entertainingly enough, DICEcapades also comes with many, many dice like the game in the video.

In the end, people will decide if a game is GREAT or total bunk. I think we can all agree that the game, Crazy Chase, which DOES NOT EXIST (thank goodness) is possibly the worst game ever.

Or is it?

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Editor in Chief, Owner/Operator, Board Game Fanatic, Father of Three, and Nice Guy, Cyrus has always enjoyed board, card, miniature, role playing, and video games, but didn't get back into the hobby seriously until early 2000. Once he did, however, he was hooked. He now plays board games with anyone and everyone he can, but enjoys playing with his children the most. Video games continue to be of real interest, but not as much as dice and little miniatures. As he carefully navigates the ins and outs of parenting, he does his very best to bestow what wisdom he has and help nurture his children's young minds. It is his hope and ambition to raise three strong, honorable men who will one day go on to do great things and buy their Mom and Dad a lobster dinner. Cyrus goes by the handle fathergeek on Board Game Geek. You can also check him out on CyrusKirby.com. Yes, he has a URL that is his name. His ego knows no bounds, apparently....

4 Responses to Worst Game Ever?

  1. This reminds me of a game I reviewed a while back… Stick! http://growingupgamers.blogspot.com/2011/04/review-of-stick.html
    Yes, it’s a spoof. The video is quite amusing!

    • Cyrus says:

      I think you are a bit too hard on Stick!, my friend. While I understand where you are coming from, let us not forget that the game is specifically targeted towards the age groups of 2 to 12 and also canines. Still, your review does have merit and I agree with many of your points. A FAQ would go a long way to improve the overall quality and playability of the game. I also understand that there might be a reprint by this winter. I here rumors that Y-Man Games might be picking it up.

  2. Adan says:

    This looks like my last 40K game against Orks…. I enjoy hearing you on the Dice Tower, btw.

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