SMALLS: Walk the Plank Review

Today we continue our new video series called SMALLS. We will review a game that’s easy to teach, plays quick, and is relatively inexpensive games. Next up is Walk the Plank. Is this SMALLS worth it? Check it out and let us know what you think!


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Walk the Plank

Walk the Plank (Written Review by Jimmy Hudson, No Video) Some games don’t warrant a full video review but that doesn’t mean they aren’t worth adding to your collection. From time to time we will do a quick blog only review that doesn’t include a video. Walk the Plank is one such game. Ages: 8 & Up Players: 3 – 5 Play Time: 30 minutes Designer: Shane Steely & Jared Tinney Publisher: Mayday Games Purchase from When you purchase this game using the link below you help support the Board Game Closet. Buy This Game From the Box: In Walk the Plank, players represent the worst pirates in a captain’s crew. The captain has rounded you all up because you’re all lazy and stupid and simply not worth the rum and loot you get paid. That said, the captain has decided he’s willing to keep two of you in his crew. To prove you’re worthy, you will fight amongst yourselves, trying to shove other players’ pirates off the end of the plank while keeping yours alive. The last two pirates still alive win the game. Thoughts on the game This is a great filler game that doesn’t take too long. The basic idea is you pick cards before the round starts and then watch as the action unfolds. Each round you pick three cards and then you go around the table revealing and resolving the result of the cards. It gets crazy really fast. The cards you picked can help or hurt you depending on what those before/after you play. There are all kinds of cards in your...