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Alan How
United Kingdom
Bromley
Kent
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10
Aug 2008*
Owned
Akke Monasso
Netherlands
Aalten
Achterhoek
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10
Sep 2002*
Best filler ever, and a great intro for non-gamers. Plays in 20 minutes and shows people what they've been missing.
2002-09-25*
Owned
Josh Adelson
United States
Columbia
South Carolina
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Who cares where it came from or whether it's correct or not? Certainly not me
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10
Dec 2002*
The variable ending can really screw up your plans hilariously, as I've discovered on many occasions. This one always makes me laugh.
2002-12-14*
Owned
Ken Shoda
Japan
Zushi
Kanagawa
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10
Nov 2009*
My favorite short game, which is playable in 20 minutes. Lighter than Medici/ Modern Art. I love the system of bidding on "bad" cards.
2003-04-23*
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Greg Cantin
United States
Reno
Nevada
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10
Nov 2003*
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Scott Alden
United States
Dallas
Texas
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Aldie's Full of Love!
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10
Nov 2003*
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Peter Munter
Finland
Lahti
Päijät-Häme
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10
Sep 2004*
Brilliant bidding game. Fast and very well balanced. You just must play it again and again.
2004-09-07*
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Tero H
Finland
Vantaa
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May 2013
This is a best "filler" that I own. My edition is Einfach Tierisch - which hasn't so good theme than the High Society has BUT the game itself is the same. Rules are very simple, but game has still unique taste: you want to have positive-number and multiplier cards BUT how much you are ready to pay for them? Because at the end of game, if you have least money, then you've lost and somebody else will win. Great bidding game which takes only 10 minutes.
2004-09-21*
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Fredrik Westlinder
Sweden
Örebro
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10
Nov 2004*
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Wolfgang Jaworski
Germany
Hamburg
Hamburg
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10
Dec 2004*
This rating goes for the "Einfach tierisch" version. One of the best auction games.
2004-12-05*
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Kevin Teague
Canada
Vancouver
British Columbia
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10
Feb 2005*
My favorite opener, and it works especially good when you are waiting for the late players to show up since it plays best with 3.
2005-02-14*
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Chris Pizula
United States
Newport Beach
California
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10
Mar 2005*
Thanks to Uberplay for re-releasing this one, with great artwork! Truly one of my favorite games, and one of my Top 3 Knizia offerings. Agonizing decisions provide a very fun experience, and newbies love it.
2005-03-20*
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Robert Jones
United Kingdom
Woodbridge
Suffolk
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Apr 2005*
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Mike Siggins
England
Cambridge
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10
May 2005*
I have almost certainly played this game more than any other German Game. In many ways it is the best Knizia design of all.
2005-05-09*
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Vincent Pardo
Belgium
Grand-Leez
Namur
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May 2010
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Mats Kristoffersen
Sweden
Göteborg
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10
Feb 2006*
(Einfach tierisch.) A fast, nonlinear little auction game with excruciating decisions. Delicious. Absolutely brilliant.

There are at least two brilliant ideas here: the cards you spend never come back, so you lose flexibility as well as raw purchasing power; and the player with the least money left at the end of the game can't win.
2006-02-03*
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Marko Koskelo
Finland
Oulu
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10
Mar 2006*
Best light medium weight game I've ever played.
2006-03-21*
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Jonathan Arnold
United States
Medford
Massachusetts
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10
Apr 2006*
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Steve Adragna
United States
Riverdale Bronx
New York
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Dec 2006*
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Aaron Lawn
United Kingdom
Llangefni
Anglesey
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Jul 2007*
Scott Kaczanowski
United States
Alto
Michigan
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Oct 2008*
This is my favorite filler. On several occasions, our group has requested repeat plays on the same night, due to the fun we have with it. Every game has a slightly different feel, depending on how the cards are revealed and how many players there are. I love that this game is extremely good with 3, 4 or 5 players.
2007-11-10*
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Maciek U
United States
Cromwell
Connecticut
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10
Apr 2008*
Nice tense game. Reminds me of poker at the casino tables. Actually this game should be played instead of Poker at the casino. A lot of these games should, but this one would be my first pick. The guessing, the bluffing, the money, it's all there.
2009-03-31
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Eddy Richards
Scotland
Allanton
Duns
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10
Dec 2007*
Fantastic game, simple enough rules but with a twist in the tail: the person with the least money can't win, which changes everything!
2007-12-09*
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Simon Bracegirdle
United Kingdom
Cheshire
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Apr 2008*
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Olli Mäkiketola
Finland
Tampere
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May 2008*
(I own a Uberplay's High Society edition)
Quickplaying auction game and fun to play. I think this is the best light auction game I've played. Games varies a bit in length but are never long. For such a short game this is quite meaty game although there is a lot of luck involved. Knizia's best filler and works well with 3-5 players.

High Society is a bit overproduced but thematically better. Einfach Tierisch on the other hand is (even more) portable.
2012-01-25
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