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Charlie Chuckle
United States
California
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10
Jan 2012
Gives the same feeling as BSG but in a 30-45min time. I'm amazed it actually works.
2012-05-28
Steve Cates
United States
Visalia
California
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10
Jan 2012
Really delivers all the BSG fun in a more manageable playing time.
2012-01-14
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Joel Eddy
United States
Coeur d'Alene
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10
Apr 2012
This game has something in common with the second revision of the television show. It's better than the original!
2012-04-03
Owned
Mercedes (Mandy)
Japan
Setagaya-ku
Tokyo
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Tokyo Game Market here I come!
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Sorry if I'm slow in reading mails. I'm currently working hard on some Alley Thieves
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9.5
Dec 2012
I built the game from files by the designer - Evan Derrick, and Heiko, Tibor, Andrew Tullsen. You can read about how I built it here
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/blogpost/13773/print-and-play-b...
2013-05-25
Owned
Jansel
Spain
Oviedo
Asturias
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Shall we play? I am looking forward to!
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Siempre esperando por una buena partida con buenos amigos acompañados de una buena copita
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9
Dec 2012
p&P
2012-11-17
Preordered
Brad Metz
United States
College Station
Texas
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9
Jan 2015
Very nice distillation of the original game. Probably the best of the express series that I've played, including the published ones.
2013-11-25
J Shortz
United States
Fall City
Washington
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9
Nov 2012
Distills most of the essence of BSG into a 30-minute game. Wow.
2012-11-19
Owned
Daniel Thurot
United States
Salt Lake City
Utah
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9
May 2013
Like BSG but takes less than an hour to finish a game. Of course, it sacrifices some of the complexity and variety of the original, but still one of the best PNP games I've played.

Read my review here: http://spacebiff.com/2013/05/30/bsg-express/
2013-05-31
Owned
James Griffith
United States
Monkton
Maryland
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9
Aug 2013
I'm pretty impressed. It does 80-90% of what BSG does in a third of the time. The "fun" part of BSG is distilled into BSG Express. Some of the extra actions, theme, and subtle aspects of BSG are stripped out so I think BSG still has a purpose but it usually only comes out once or twice a year but has the advantage of extra characters and variations to keep it fresh. I think BSG Express might get stale after a few plays but it's worth building
2013-08-29
Owned
Paulo Renato
Portugal
Vila Nova Gaia
Porto
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I run through Rahdo's Runthroughs and make right what once went wrong (via annotations)
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9
Oct 2013
Fantastic Hidden Role game... a very light Galactica game, perfect for many laughs, bluff and suspicion... Great Game

Please make it an "Oficial" Game!
2013-10-18
Adam Marostica
Canada
Toronto
Ontario
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9
Apr 2015
Played a pre-production copy twice. It takes everything I love about paranoia games and distills it into one tension filled hour. I will be buying this the moment it hits the stores, and then selling my copy of BSG, as it is no longer needed.
2015-04-14
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Ivan Yeo
Singapore
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8.9
Jan 2012
Contains the best parts of BSG the boardgame without the tedium.
2012-03-17
Owned
Rick Baptist
United States
Highland
California
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8.5
Jan 2012
PnP copy. In a word, fantastic. I honestly felt like I was playing BSG -- the mechanics are quite different, but all the paranoia and desperation is still there. It's almost the freaking same feeling ... in two hours less time. Fantastic design! My favorite thing about it is that when you're rolling dice and really wanting to roll well, and you don't, and you HAVE to play -- the suspicion is overwhelming. It's just pure beauty and we had a great time with the first play. I hope I hope I hope this can see professional printing one day.
2012-03-03
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Andrew Tullsen
United States
Tigard
Oregon
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8.5
Mar 2012
BSG, except without the time commitment.
2012-10-15
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craig dias
United States
ewa beach
Hawaii
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8.5
Apr 2012
The game seems quite difficult even if there are no cylons.
This is problematic because the cylons basically have no need to sabotage anything. The cylons do not have to play their role. The biggest draw of this game for me is the fact that there could be a cylon among the group. But to necessitate a search for a cylon, the cylon should have incentive to play in a manner that makes him questionable as a cylon.

Nonetheless, I will need to reread the rules and get in a few more plays before I can confirm my feelings.
2014-03-29
Owned
Tracy Smith
United States
Bothell
Washington
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8
Feb 2012
Built - 1st week of Feb 2012

Cards - double layer of 110 lb card stock
Dice - Origami dice over cube erasers
Map - label sheet on craft foam
Tokens - 110 lb card stock on balsa
Box - 8.5"x 11"x 1" label sheet box.
2012-03-17
Owned
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Maël Brustlein
France
Lyon
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8
Dec 2012
Amazing. I love how the new mechanics manage to preserve the various tensions that can build up around the table. Very ingenious.

The only reason why I'd play the "real" BSG instead of this is because of some of the variants found in its expansions.

Edit after 3 games: the game can clearly lack tension during its first half (it gets much better after the new loyalty cards are dealt, and makes me think of a mix between The Resistance and BSG vanilla), but it doesn't bother me nearly as much here as it does during a 3-hour game of BSG.
2012-10-14
Andrew Morris
United States
Newtown
Pennsylvania
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8
Jan 2012
I actually prefer this to the official game, because it's easier to introduce new players, and the run time is much shorter.
2012-02-01
Owned
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Sam London
United States
Pacifica
CA
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8
Jul 2012
A nice print and play diamond in the rough. I imagine I am one of the few people who played it before playing the actual BSG board game. A lot of fun, though I have to say I have yet to see the cylons win.
2012-10-19
Owned
Brett
United States
Santa Clara
CA
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8
Jun 2012
An excellent minimal version of it's larger counterpart. You get the feel of playing BSG without having to take an hour. The "liar's dice" component is very clever.
2012-06-26
Preordered
Chun Ping

Portland
OREGON
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8
Apr 2012
Nice PnP Project! Super excited to try!

Very good indeed. took us 2 hours on 5 player first try. Not easy being a cylon as there' not much ways to hamper the humans. Need more plays to discover the tactics.
2012-04-08
Owned
Jay Lacson
United States
Alamogordo
New Mexico
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8
Jul 2012
I haven't played BSG yet and from what everyone keeps telling me, this game is BSG Super Lite. I still like it though.
2012-07-17
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Jack
United States
Cumberland
Rhode Island
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8
Jun 2012
I've never played the regular BSG game, but I have to say that this lighter version of it was very enjoyable. I like the dice mechanics and all of the suspicion as to who the Cylons are. Very fun!
2012-06-05
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Kevin Peters Unrau
Canada
Kitchener
Ontario
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8
Mar 2015
[One Play: tentative rating] Played the BSG Express version of the game. Wasn't sure of all the rules, reading as we played, but we still enjoyed it. I hope to give this another run soon so that the interpersonal dynamics can be the focus as opposed to learning the rules.
2015-03-02
Owned
Jared Heath
United States
Dallas
Texas
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8
Jul 2012
This is a fantastic implementation of this type of game. Highly streamlined.
2012-07-02

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