5 Minute Marvel Review (Spin Master)

5 Minute Marvel
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What It Is

From Spin Master comes 5 Minute Marvel, The Marvel comic version of the chaotic cooperative card game 5-Minute Dungeon that has a group of Marvel heroes battle Marvel bosses all in less than 5 minutes then finally trying to defeat Thanos, the final super villain to win the game. For 2 to 5 players this game contains 285 cards, 10 Marvel Hero Mats, 6 progressively difficult Boss mats on double sided cards and instructions. This game is designed for ages 8 and up. In 5 minute Marvel there are no turns, everyone works as a team to defeat the bosses by wiping out, minions, goons, and villains while matching symbol strengths on cards to move forward. There are door cards and crisis cards that are placed on the boss's mat on top of their symbol end door. As a team players must eliminate each door card by matching symbols and get down to the mat, and then wipe out the villain boss in under 5 minutes. You will need a 5 minute timer device for this game, and a free 5 minute Marvel app with the voice of Jarvis designed especially for this game can be downloaded to any smartphone device. Cooperative gameplay encourages communication, interpersonal interaction, and teamwork. 

Is It Fun?

This game is a blast! It's designed for ages 8 and up and everyone works as a team to defeat the bosses by defeating minions, goons, and villains while matching symbol strengths on cards to move forward. Each player gets a set of hero cards to be played wisely, as they each have a special power, they are also assigned a number of resource cards. During the game, players start with 3 cards in their hands, they will then refill their hand after cards are played as to hold the minimum number of cards. The door cards and crisis cards are placed on the boss's mat on top of their symbol end door. Players must eliminate each door card as a team by matching symbols and get down to the mat, and then wipe out each villain boss, working as a team until finally encountering and hopefully defeating Thanos. Fast and furiously ferocious! This game for 2 to 5 players and will have your very own Marvel superheroes bouncing off the walls.

Who It’s For

This game is designed for ages 8 and up and everyone works as a team to defeat the bosses by defeating minions, goons, and villains while matching symbol strengths on cards to move forward and beat the final Boss, Thanos. Fans of the Marvel series and films will love this fast paced card game. Wild and noisy at times, this game requires team work, a quick eye, and a sense of fun! For 2 to 5 players, heroes of all ages will be fighting over who gets to be Squirrel Girl and who gets to be Captain America.

What To Be Aware Of

You will need a 5 minute timer device for this game, and a free 5 minute Marvel app with the voice of Jarvis designed especially for this game can be downloaded to any smartphone device. This game is for 2 to 5 players and may cause rowdiness in participants. But then again, who wants a mellow superhero?

AT A GLANCE:
  • Fun

  • Repeat Play

  • Assembly & Instructions

    Easy