Expansion Review – Smash Up: That 70s Expansion

Another day (ok, month), another Smash Up expansion.

You’d think that was all I played. Granted, it does get played twice a month because of a regular workplace get-together, but I do play more games than that!

With two expansions a year, there doesn’t appear to be an end in sight for the game.

And that’s a wonderful thing!

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Today, we’re going to be talking about That 70s Expansion, with four factions that come straight out of the disco or corny movies you remember (if you’re a certain age) and into your smashed up heart.

Does it meet all of those expectations raised by such interesting subjects?

That’s a solid yes.

Let’s take a look at it.

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Smash Up Goes to the 70s

(Edit – 12/20/19: For those of you finding this article in some other way, the review is up!)

Smash Up is a game with a special place in my heart, mainly because it had to earn its way there. When I first played it, I didn’t really care for it; even tried to trade it away.

When nobody bit on it (maybe because I had no expansions?), I decided to give it another try, and now I really enjoy it. I have three expansions for it now and will be adding to that.

My list of yet-to-buy expansions has grown, unfortunately, as Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG) has now released That 70s Expansion, another creatively-named edition following the likes of Cease & Desist.

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In this expansion, we get four new factions to try to figure out how to best play, all based on genres made popular in 70s movies and TV.

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