by Jon Mundy 10/5/2013
Product: Las Vegas!
Publisher: Ravensburger Digital
Format: iPhone, iPad
Genre: Card/ board game
Las Vegas (the place), with all its gaudy baubles and tacky glamour, holds about as much appeal to me as a wet weekend in a Butlins holiday camp.
That is: none at all.
Yet a number of friends and acquaintances have told me that their own apprehension of the place mostly dissipated once they set foot on its glitzy, sun-scorched turf.
Having played Las Vegas! (the game), I completely understand the feeling.
Fear and loathing
Initial impressions of Las Vegas! aren't good. Its mixture of generically cheesy Vegas-aping presentation, virtually non-existent gameplay, initially confusing rules, and lack of single-player facilities sees to that.
Don't let the initial impressions of cheapness and shallowness put you off - Las Vegas! manages to reel you in with its blend of luck, strategy, and multiplayer competitiveness
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