Beer. Nookie. Roommates. Just another Friday night at Chez Geek, the fun new card game that lets you set up house with your friends -- for as long as you can stand them. Get a job at the beginning of the game, and spend money and time to accumulate Slack points. You can have a party, hang out with friends, dodge losers, and play with the cats. Borrow from your roomies so you can have snacks while you watch TV. What other game gives you points for sleeping? Just look out for the car alarm. Drink, party, and sleep late as you pursue Slack points to win the game.
Just remember, when your roommate and his S.O. keep you up all night: You can't throw them out. They live here.
Dr. Matt J. Carlson (3 out of 5)
A fun little game where everyone is a roommate trying to gain "slack" points to win the game. Everyone starts off with a job that gives different amounts of "free time" (number of actions per turn) and "income" (how cash you have to spend on items and activities). Players take turns playing cards on themselves and other people. occasionally interrupting each other's activities for festive results. Be warned that while the game play works as a family game, the subject matter is not for the younger set. Roomates can gain "slack" points from such dubious sources as "weed", "booze", "smokes", and "nookie". Despite this, the game does have a very light-hearted attitude so it shouldn't cause too m
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