This faction had no official flavor text when it first came out, because the All Stars Event Kit had no rulebook. However, the following flavor text can be found in The Bigger Geekier Box rulebook:
You know how irritating it is when a company repackages a product with alternate art just to make you buy something you already own? This faction isn’t like that at all. Nosirree. This is the Dream Team of Smash Up favorites. Yep, that’s the ticket. They’re the allstar team, looking for the space to jam the ball through a hoop.
- - The Bigger Geekier Box rulebook
This faction is entirely composed of cards from previous sets.
This faction specializes in cycling through your deck and retrieving cards from your deck and discard pile.
Other factions from the All Stars Event Kit: (none).
Other factions from The Bigger Geekier Box: Geeks.
- 1 Cards
- 2 Mechanics
- 3 FAQ
- 3.1 Questions on King Rex
- 3.2 Questions on Granny
- 3.3 Questions on G.E.L.F.
- 3.4 Questions on Imperial Dragon
- 3.5 Questions on Lab Assistant
- 3.6 Questions on Puck
- 3.7 Questions on Ensign
- 3.8 Questions on Fan
- 3.9 Questions on Servitor of Cthulhu
- 3.10 Questions on Sprout
- 3.11 Questions on Begin the Summoning
- 3.12 Questions on Favor of Dionysus
- 3.13 Questions on Friendship Power
- 3.14 Questions on Full Moon
- 3.15 Questions on Ghostly Arrival
- 3.16 Questions on It’s Astounding
- 3.17 Questions on Non-Infinite Loop
- 3.18 Questions on Prepare for Battle
- 3.19 Questions on Seeing Stars
- 3.20 Questions on Square Deal
- 4 Trivia
- 5 In other languages
- 6 References
Cards[edit | edit source]
The Smash Up All Stars have the usual 10 minions and 10 actions. The total minion base power (not counting any abilities) is unusually high at 32 or an average of 3.2 per minion compared to the usual 30 and 3. Every card in this deck is unique.
Among their actions, there are:
- 0 play-on-minion actions,
- 1 play-on-base action: Full Moon,
- 9 standard actions (3 that affect one or more minions, in bold): Begin the Summoning, Favor of Dionysus, Friendship Power, Ghostly Arrival, It’s Astounding, Non-Infinite Loop, Prepare for Battle, Seeing Stars, Square Deal,
- 2 actions that directly increase a minion's power: Favor of Dionysus, Full Moon.
Minions[edit | edit source]
1x King Rex - power 7 - (no ability) FAQ
1x Granny - power 4 - Talent: Look at the top card of your deck. Place it on the top or bottom of your deck. FAQ
1x G.E.L.F. - power 4 - Talent: Search your deck for a non-G.E.L.F. minion of power 4 or less. Shuffle this minion into your deck and play that minion here as an extra minion. FAQ
1x Imperial Dragon - power 3 - Ongoing: After another player plays or moves a minion here, draw a card. FAQ
1x Lab Assistant - power 3 - Place a +1 power counter on another one of your minions. FAQ
1x Puck - power 3 - Play an extra action OR draw a card. FAQ
1x Ensign - power 2 - Ongoing: When an opponent plays a card that directly affects one of your other minions here, you may have it affect this minion instead. FAQ
1x Fan - power 2 - Special: On your turn, you may discard this card from your hand to draw a card. FAQ
1x Servitor of Cthulhu - power 2 - Talent: Destroy this minion and place an action card from your discard pile on top of your deck. FAQ
1x Sprout - power 2 - Ongoing: Destroy this card at the start of your turn. You may search your deck for a minion of power 3 or less, and play it here as an extra minion. Shuffle your deck. FAQ
Actions[edit | edit source]
1x Begin the Summoning - Place a minion from your discard pile on top of your deck. You may play an extra action this turn. FAQ
1x Favor of Dionysus - One of your minions gains +1 power until the end of the turn. Play an extra action. You may place this card on top of your deck instead of the discard pile. FAQ
1x Friendship Power - Move one of your minions to a base where you have a minion. You may place this action into your hand instead of the discard pile. FAQ
1x Full Moon - Play on a base. Ongoing: Each of your minions here has +1 power. FAQ
1x Ghostly Arrival - You may play an extra minion and/or an extra action. FAQ
1x It’s Astounding - Play an action from your discard pile as an extra action. FAQ
1x Non-Infinite Loop - Choose an action in your hand. Play it as an extra action, then you may put it back into your hand instead of the discard pile. FAQ
1x Prepare for Battle - Reveal the top two cards of your deck. Place one into your hand and the other on the bottom of your deck. FAQ
1x Seeing Stars - Destroy a minion of power 3 or less. FAQ
1x Square Deal - Draw cards until at least one player has fewer cards in their hand than you. FAQ
Bases[edit | edit source]
Mechanics[edit | edit source]
The Smash Up All Stars have 20 different cards, but overall the cards focus on drawing cards from your deck, getting cards back from your discard pile and extra card plays.
Drawing card allows them to get to your best cards faster, while getting back cards from your discard pile allows you to replay them again after they leave play.
External Strategy Guides[edit | edit source]
- The Smash Up Faction Series: #8, All-Stars
- KOTH #27: King Rex 2.0
- Action Awareness #26: Favor of Dionysus 2.0
FAQ[edit | edit source]
Questions on King Rex[edit | edit source]
Please refer to the FAQ about King Rex.
Questions on Granny[edit | edit source]
Please refer to the FAQ about Granny.
Questions on G.E.L.F.[edit | edit source]
Please refer to the FAQ about G.E.L.F..
Questions on Imperial Dragon[edit | edit source]
Please refer to the FAQ about Imperial Dragon.
Questions on Lab Assistant[edit | edit source]
Please refer to the FAQ about Lab Assistant.
Questions on Puck[edit | edit source]
Please refer to the FAQ about Puck.
Questions on Ensign[edit | edit source]
Please refer to the FAQ about Ensign.
Questions on Fan[edit | edit source]
Please refer to the FAQ about Fan.
Questions on Servitor of Cthulhu[edit | edit source]
Please refer to the FAQ about Servitor of Cthulhu.
Questions on Sprout[edit | edit source]
Please refer to the FAQ about Sprout.
Questions on Begin the Summoning[edit | edit source]
Please refer to the FAQ about Begin the Summoning.
Questions on Favor of Dionysus[edit | edit source]
Please refer to the FAQ about Favor of Dionysus.
Questions on Friendship Power[edit | edit source]
Please refer to the FAQ about Friendship Power.
Questions on Full Moon[edit | edit source]
Please refer to the FAQ about Full Moon.
Questions on Ghostly Arrival[edit | edit source]
Please refer to the FAQ about Ghostly Arrival.
Questions on It’s Astounding[edit | edit source]
Please refer to the FAQ about It’s Astounding.
Questions on Non-Infinite Loop[edit | edit source]
Please refer to the FAQ about Non-Infinite Loop.
Questions on Prepare for Battle[edit | edit source]
Please refer to the FAQ about Prepare for Battle.
Questions on Seeing Stars[edit | edit source]
Please refer to the FAQ about Seeing Stars.
Questions on Square Deal[edit | edit source]
Please refer to the FAQ about Square Deal.
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- The artist is Alberto Tavira, who also designed the art of many other factions.
- Their divider (updated in The Bigger Geekier Box) features King Rex.
- The font used for the Smash Up All Star cards is LithosPro-Black.
- This faction is entirely composed of cards from previous sets (with the notable exception of Smash Up: Munchkin), with one minion and one action per set:
- King Rex and Seeing Stars are from the Core Set.
- Sprout and Ghostly Arrival are from Awesome Level 9000.
- Servitor of Cthulhu and Begin the Summoning are from The Obligatory Cthulhu Set.
- G.E.L.F and It's Astounding are from Science Fiction Double Feature.
- Fan and Non-Infinite Loop are from The Big Geeky Box.
- Lab Assistant and Full Moon are from Monster Smash.
- Puck and Friendship Power are from Pretty Pretty Smash Up.
- Favor of Dionysus and Imperial Dragon are from It’s Your Fault!.
- Ensign and Prepare for Battle are from Cease and Desist.
- Granny and Square Deal are from What Were We Thinking?.
- The Monster is present on Lab Assistant's card.
- Jumper is present in It’s Astounding.
- A Werewolf is present in Full Moon.
- A Werewolf, King Rex, Pirate King, G.E.L.F., Puck and Servitor of Cthulhu are surrounding Paul Peterson in Non-Infinite Loop.
- Rainbow and Pinkie are present in Friendship Power.
- A Ghost is present in Ghostly Arrival.
- Sir Squeezes, a Snuggly Bear and a Lovey Bear are present in Square Deal.
- A Ghost, Pirate King, Space Knight, G.E.L.F., Seeing Stars Ninja and Sprout are present in Prepare for Battle.
- The following numbers can be seen:
- 01: King Rex
- 05: Sprout
- 11: Seeing Stars Ninja
- 12: Sir Squeezes
- 13: Servitor of Cthulhu
- 14: Ensign
- 15: Ghost
- 18: Jumper
- 22: Puck
- 27: G.E.L.F.
- 42: Teenage Wolf(?)
- 73: The Monster
- 77: Space Knights, possibly a reference to the fact that Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope was released in 1977
- 99: Granny
In other languages[edit | edit source]