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1565: St. Elmo’s Pay – Headspace Review with Jason Perez

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Category: Age: 10+ 30 - 40 Min 1 - 2 Players 2020
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Jason Perez takes a look at 1565: St. Elmo’s Pay, a 1-2 player, head-to-head card battle game with an historical theme depicting the Great Siege of Malta.

Due to this being a war game with realistic art, some of the featured cards contain graphic images.

This review contains a bit about the game’s historical background. If you are not interested, feel free to skip ahead to the actual review using the YouTube bar. However, if you are interested in a deeper look at the history, please check out the interview I did with designer Tristan Hall.

0:00 Intro
1:37 Gameplay Walkthrough
12:37 Historical Background – The Great Siege of Malta
17:22 Thematic Headspace
20:17 Strategic Headspace
22:48 Solo Mode Thoughts
24:54 Final Thoughts

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