Friday, January 5, 2018
"The Mission" - Christian Card Game Review
Originality – 5/5
Game Play – 3/5
Plot /Game Objective– 3/5
Characters – 4/5
Aesthetics – 4/5
In the Christian card game The Mission, your characters are everyday Christians. You must help your congregation earn Victory Points by helping others, guarding themselves against the enemy and his works, and investing in their relationships with God. Released in autumn 2002 by Ezekiel Ltd, this Christian trading card game is available for purchase from Cactus Games.
Christian Card Game Objectives
Two players take turns drawing from the drawing deck and drawing from the enemy deck. They must amass 16 spiritual victory points, or VP’s, in order to win. Players of this Christian trading card game may also gather and mature 7 characters in their congregation as an alternate route to winning.
Pros for this Christian Trading Card Game
This is a great Christian card game for a few good reasons. Based on life, the tasks and objectives for many of the game’s characters will be relatable for many players. The characters run into everyday crises of faith and must rise above them.
It brings the focus to how we should be living as Christians, and using game strategies will help the player to create real-life problem-solving skills. It will allow you or your children to develop a plan for how to be a better Christian, without even realizing it!
Cons for this Christian Trading Card Game
With only the one objective, the replay value for this Christian card game is fairly limited. You can, of course, use your imagination and vary gameplay a bit by using different strategies.
Who Should Play this Christian Trading Card Game
The Mission is a great Christian card game for any God-minded person over the age of 10, although the rules say 12. It’s likely too complex for children younger than this to be able to play easily, but simple to learn if you’re an older child, teen, or adult.
The Christian Trading Cards Included
The starter deck for this Christian trading card game includes two full 60-card decks with everything you’ll need for a simpler game.
It also includes the 28-page easy-to-learn rulebook The rulebook includes a list of the Christian trading cards available with The Mission and 14 custom gaming dice.
There are 206 available cards for this set, including common, uncommon, and rare cards, and even one ultra-rare card.