That's it folks, 2004 is over. There are a ton of card games, miniatures games, role-playing games and other games that have dropped this year, but which ones are worth checking out? Gary's played a ton of the games and here's his list of the hottest card games and more from 2004. Whether it's Yu-Gi-Oh!, Star Wars, Marvel comic book characters or something else, the 411 on the top five unplugged games from 2004 is right here.
The most powerful mutants, heroes and villains battle in the Vs. System Marvel TCG and they're all under your command. You can collect the cards, build decks with your fave comic book heroes or villains, duel your friends and even combine with cards from the DC TCG to have Batman battle the X-Men!
Save the day from horrible monsters, solve puzzles and defeat sneaky villains, all while hanging out with your friends! Meddling Kids is a role-playing game that's super-easy to learn and it gives you the 411 on how to create fantasy worlds and play in them with all your friends.
The HeroScape board game is packed full of action figure warriors for you to command in battle, plus awesome terrain that you can build. Two game modes make it easy for new players, a challenge for pros and fun for everyone. Plus, the terrain is perfect for just about any other game you want to play.
More collectible cards, more monsters to summon, more spell cards to play with, cool "Evolved" monsters and powers plus some really awesome theme cards. The Soul of the Duelist expansion for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG is the best new set of cards for this awesome game of dueling and it kicks the super-popular game straight into the top five unplugged games of 2004.
Star Wars Miniatures is a game of action figure battles that puts Jedi, Sith, wookies, Darth Vader and hordes of Star Wars heroes at your command. It's easy to play, loaded with strategy for advanced players and has tons of cool figures from the Star Warsmovies and books.