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The Gamers: Hands of Fate (2013)

When Cass (Brian Lewis) sets his eye on scoring a date with Natalie (Trin Miller), one of the world's top Romance of the Nine Empires players, she issues him a challenge: to show that he's ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brian Lewis Brian Lewis ... Cass / Silence
Trin Miller ... Natalie
Samara Lerman ... Myriad
Jesse Lee Keeter Jesse Lee Keeter ... Dundareel
Nathan Rice Nathan Rice ... Lodge / Osric
Carol Roscoe Carol Roscoe ... Joanna / Daphne
Scott C. Brown Scott C. Brown ... Leo / Flynn
Christian Doyle Christian Doyle ... Gary / Luster
Jennifer Page ... Penelope / Luster (as Jen Page)
Matt Shimkus ... The Shadow
Conner Marx ... Jase
Ahren Buhmann Ahren Buhmann ... Byron
M.J. Sieber M.J. Sieber ... Hunter
Jessica Avellone Jessica Avellone ... Coeli Quando (The Messenger) (as Jesica Avellone)
Anne Allgood Anne Allgood ... The Queen
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When Cass (Brian Lewis) sets his eye on scoring a date with Natalie (Trin Miller), one of the world's top Romance of the Nine Empires players, she issues him a challenge: to show that he's gamer enough to win this year's national championship. Determined to prove that he can win any game, Cass enlists his long-suffering game buddy, Leo (Scott C. Brown) to teach him everything he needs to know about collectible card games. But The Legacy, a group of hardcore gamers with an evil plan, has raised an army of the undead to win the game for themselves. Written by Anonymous

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The name of the restaurant they eat at when Cass announcers they're all going to Gencon is called the AFK Cafe. AFK is gamer speak for Away from Keyboard, and refers to the time when a gamer steps away from his keyboard but leaves the game running. See more »

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Jase: No no, it's an alliance to win - as a team.
Cass: Oh shit, like NASCAR?
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Horribad but entertaining
10 October 2013 | by texawegianSee all my reviews

Story: cheesy. Acting: atrocious. Special effects: non-existent.

Yet, somehow it drew me in past the first few crucial minutes. I found myself actually enjoying it and caring about some of the characters. And wanting to play the CCG game. Some of the side-stories are a little odd (e.g. Gary) but kinda-sorta worked ..

And wanting to go to GenCon ... The depiction of GenCon was particularly funny (although I have never been to one, i would imagine that the stereotypes were portrayed).

All-in-all, if you are looking for a bit of brainless entertainment, this is a good choice. Very light and funny at times.


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