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Café International

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$0.99

Designer
Artist
Publisher
Year Published
1989
# of Players
2 − 4
User Suggested # of Players
(Not best with any number)
Recommended with 2, 3, 4 players
(28 voters) [poll]
Mfg Suggested Ages
10 and up
Playing Time
30 − 60 minutes
User Suggested Ages
8 and up
(10 voters) [poll]
Language Dependence
No necessary in-game text
(16 voters) [poll]
Honors
Subdomain
(22 voters) [vote]
Category
Mechanic
Reimplemented By
Family
Primary Name
Café International
Alternate Names
Café Internacional
Tactix
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This game revolves around the placement of multi-national customers in a restaurant. The board shows many different tables, each with four chairs around them. The tables are grouped by nation, so the Chinese like to sit with other Chinese. However, some of the chairs are on the border between two nations, so a person from either place could occupy the seat. To further complicate this odd tile game, each of the people is either male or female, and tables must be gender-balanced. As the game progresses some tiles become unplayable...

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Details of German Mattel versions
The tiles are thicker, the earlier the version is:
1988: 0,224 cm
1988/89 (1st version): 0,14 cm
1989 (Spiel des Jahres): 0,088 cm
The chips are bigger, the earlier the version is:
1st version and 2nd version (early): 2,2 cm diameter (0,6 g)
2nd version (late): 2 cm (0,43 g)
1st version has no bag
2nd version with red bag (early?) and black bag
plastic inlay yellow (1st version) and dark blue (2nd version)

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Café International
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English edition 2015
Publisher: Rio Grande Games
Artist: Oliver Freudenreich
Year: 2015
Product Code: RIO519
Size: 10.83 x 7.48 x 2.60 inches
English
Release Date: 2015
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Café International
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AMIGO German edition 2013
Publisher: AMIGO Spiel + Freizeit GmbH
Artist: Oliver Freudenreich
Year: 2013
Size: 10.83 x 7.48 x 2.60 inches
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Café International
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AMIGO 20 years edition
Publisher: AMIGO Spiel + Freizeit GmbH
Artist: 
Year: 2009
Size: Long Rectangle (e.g. Power Grid)
3.53 pounds
English, French, German, Italianmore»
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Café International
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AMIGO German second edition 1999
Publisher: AMIGO Spiel + Freizeit GmbH
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Year: 1999
Product Code: 007396 093209
Size: Long Rectangle (e.g. Power Grid)
3.53 pounds
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Leo Toys English edition 1996
Publisher: Leo Toys
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Year: 1996
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3 Russian rules - Правила на русском языке
Перевод на русский язык
Russian
2009-09-18
0 Rules in Portuguese
Illustrated translation of the rules to Brazilian Portuguese.
2008-09-24
6 Café International Reglas Español.pdf
Café International Reglas en Español by Manolo Vila
2007-07-19
1 Café international - Feuille de score.pdf
CI_Feuille de sore_FR
2007-05-18
2 Cafe International Variant.doc
Two Variants
2007-01-19
2 cafe international FIN.pdf
Cafe International Finnish rules
2006-02-24
0 regle_cafe_aide.doc
Aide jeu en français, sans illustrations (Ph Guilbert)
2003-07-16
15 Cafe International - Quick Reference.doc
1-page summary for quick setup & play
2003-03-27
2 Cafe International - Quick Reference.doc
1-page reference for setup & play
2002-12-10
29 Café International.PDF
English rules in PDF, including both scoring rules and an oft-suggested additional variant
2001-11-05
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Statistics
Board Game Rank: 1562
Family Game Rank: 470
Num Ratings: 1695
Average Rating: 6.31
Standard Deviation: 1.32
Num Views: 74991
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
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Avg. Game Weight: 1.7
Fans: 15
Personal Comments: 469
Users Owning: 2015
Users Wanting: 52
Users Trading: 82 [find trade matches]
Has Parts For Trade: 1
Want Parts In Trade: 2
Price History: View
Total Plays: 5244
Plays This Month: 5
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Durchgespielt – Spiel des Jahres 1989: Cafè International
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2012-12-28
BGTG 115 - Spiel des Jahres, Then & Now
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