Numerous popular family games have received a reskinning to appeal to collector's of licensed pop culture properties. I know I've got Nightmare Before Christmas Scrabble, Operation, Yahtzee and Trivial Pursuit. And some of them even get a holiday makeover but Halloween is usually the unloved stepchild in this department. Usually...
I'm not sure why they released it in a big box instead of just the dice cup like they seem to do with every other set that comes out but I guess it's easier to pile it on top of your other boxed games. There's nothing much outstanding about this set other than it being all Halloween-y.
The dice do glow in the dark but could have been made better. The images are printed on the faces instead of being recessed and colored in. I don't use this set but I imagine after some clacking around, the images will start to wear off the dice. And that is severely unfortunate as this version has been discontinued for many years now. They really should be rolling this out every year. Maybe it didn't sell well enough?
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