Reviewed by Herb Levy
AURA (Breaking Games, 2 to 4 players, ages 8 and up, 20-40 minutes; $25)
Card games are a revered staple in the world of games. Generally, they fall into certain types: matching and memory games, deck-builders (pioneered by Dominion) all the way up to sophisticated trick-taking games most notably Bridge. But card games are given a twist as colors come into play in a different way in this new game designed by Michael Orion: Aura.