Review: Puzzle Strike Deluxe, designed by David Sirlin


Puzzle Strike Deluxe is, arguably, a board game version of Puzzle Fighter HD. Players use different characters as they try to fire gems from their ‘side of the screen’ to their opponent’s. It combines deck-building elements from games such as Dominion and has 411 million different starting conditions.

It is designed by David Sirlin, who rebalanced Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD Remix and was lead designer on Super Street Fighter II HD Remix. You can buy it from

Can you spot the Easter Egg?