Saturday, January 30, 2016

Cosmic Combos (part 1)

Over the last year, I've been able to set up some Cosmic Combos.

These are games where the aliens have been pre-selected to be in the same game.

Here are a few of the combos we've played, and some commentary.


1- Ace
2- Deuce
3- Tripler
4- Joker
5- Gambler
6- Winner
7- Loser
8- Angler

We only ended up doing the six player mix, which includes Winner.  However, if we'd gone to eight players, we decided that Loser was the obvious next alien to add in, and for giggles, Angler as the eighth player (who better to join a poker game than someone who prefers Go Fish?).  

This was a very interesting mix of aliens to have in one game.  Deuce and Tripler created high totals a lot, but the combination of Joker and Gambler also made for some hilarious interactions.  Gambler would "bluff" that his card was whatever Joker declared to be wild (especially when they were allied, but also late in the game when all Joker had left were his high value tokens and was facing off against Gambler).  

Ace, of course was the scapegoat alien, never invited as the offensive ally (and also rarely invited to defense either).  He got his one colony, but lost it a few turns later.

Winner was on everyone's radar, but he managed to get the 40 and gain his fourth colony as defense, right before his turn.  Winner and Deuce shared the win with Joker, Tripler, and Gambler at three colonies, and Ace at none. 



  1. I simply wanted to write down a quick word to say thanks to you for those wonderful tips and hints you are showing on this site. 100% commission Gainesville 

  2. Nice post ! Thanks for writing this dude.

  3. Thanks for sharing all these cosmic combos you have made.
    Chris |

  4. Fantastic combos. I hope you will be able to do other combos.

  5. Nice game! Tried to play it but some players can't understand the game. Click here

  6. Awesome! Keep it up, Jack.
    Rhey -

  7. I love this game! Been playing this before and I like to play it again. Thanks for making me remember the days. About Us

  8. Nice blog! Also remembered playing this games before. Services We Offer

  9. Thanks for sharing this cosmic combo.
    Michele -

  10. Thank you for sharing this! find us

  11. Pretty good post. I just stumbled upon your blog and wanted to say that I have really enjoyed reading. Fence Company Tulsa

  12. Love it. Absolutely love demanding tribute.

  13. Wonderful tips! Wish I had known these when I applied for my first job.

  14. Sounds like this was very fun. Much respect from Ontario | our site

  15. I am really impressed with the information you provide in your post. Basement Waterproofing Kansas City

  16. When it comes to concrete and cracking, it is not a matter of if but when the surface will give way due weather changes and settling.
    stamped concrete walkways