Category: Holecards

PowerUp Card Reviews: Upgrade

  • by cmuray
  • 12 Months ago
  • 439 Views
“Draw a third hole card, then discard one.” What it does (for you in hands normally): This card has come up with basically every PowerUp card entry we’ve done. And for good reason. At least for now – this is one of the lynch pins of the Alpha version of the game. This is because […]

PowerUp Card Reviews: Scanner

  • by cmuray
  • 12 Months ago
  • 450 Views
“View the top two cards in the deck; choose whether to discard them. What it does (for you in hands normally): Scanner is like Engineer but worse. It’s also like Intel but worse, and yet it costs the average of these two much better cards. The mechanic is simple – you peek at the next […]

PowerUp Card Reviews: Clone

  • by cmuray
  • 5 Years ago
  • 451 Views
“Receive a copy of the last power played this hand.” What it does (for you in hands normally): Playing this card the right way, it almost makes more sense to call it the Mulligan rather than the Clone. In hapless hands this can re-create just any power an opponent uses, but that’s a waste of […]

PowerUp Card Reviews: Reload

  • by cmuray
  • 5 Years ago
  • 358 Views
“Redraw selected hole cards.” What it does (for you in hands normally): Oh Reload. You just couldn’t keep the YOLO out of PowerUp could you, PokerStars? Listen, we could go through all the different ways you could use this card, but to be honest other than sniping cards you actually need (i.e. when you use […]

PowerUp Card Reviews: Intel

  • by cmuray
  • 5 Years ago
  • 375 Views
“View the deck’s top card for the rest of the hand.” What it does: Probably going to be our shortest entry because there’s not much to say here. Use Intel, and if you want the most bang for your mana-buck, use it the second action is on you pre-flop. You’ll always get to see what […]