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david karasick
United States
Gladwyne
Pennsylvania
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10
Dec 2007*
What's not to like...........and it plays fast too!
2007-12-10*
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David G.
United States
Moorpark
California
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10
Feb 2015
Still enjoying this game after 19 plays.
2008-07-05*
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Jim Paprocki
United States
Green Bay
Wisconsin
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10
Dec 2009*
Awesome press-your-luck filler. Simple mechanics but has some dynamic excitement. The Cheeky Monkey rule feels kind of like a double down, and the animal herd rule offers an opportunity to manage your luck. The poker chip pieces offer a satisfying tactile experience. I think this game can fill a similar niche for me as For Sale does.
2007-12-27*
Owned
Lisa Goldthwaite
United States
Massachusetts
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10
Mar 2008*
This game is fun for people of all ages - simple to understand, just enough luck, just enough strategy.
2008-03-25*
Owned
Blake Crawford
United States
Richardson
Texas
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10
Sep 2008*
My favorite "Push Your Luck" game, enough strategy and choices, and plays in about 25. mins.
2008-05-23*
Owned
Heather Drake
United States
Portland
Oregon
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10
Jan 2009*
The perfect push-your-luck game. Simple rules, colorful art, and chips that make a most satisfying click when you slap them down. Excellent with adults and kids alike.
2011-03-27
Rune Berg
Norway
Kongsvinger
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10
Dec 2009*
A great "push-your-luck" game. I love drawing the tiles from the bag, but how is it possible to draw two elephants in the beginning of the game, when there are only 3 of them, and so many other tiles in the bag!!Brings a lot of frustration and excitement!
2010-02-16
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Matt Spence
United States
New Jersey
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10
Dec 2009*
I love this. Its easy. Its fun. It plays well with my non-gamer family & friends
2009-12-03
Owned
JohnNRosie Chappell
United Kingdom
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10
Jan 2011
Rosie Rating
2011-01-15
Owned
gauche mau
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10
May 2014
delightful party game
2012-07-16
Owned
Dave
United States
Salt Lake City
Utah
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10
Jan 2015
Outstanding distillation of the push-your-luck genre. Actually plays like a lighter Incan Gold, which I would have previously thought impossible. Better than IG, too. Among the best push-your-luck games with Ra and Can't Stop. I think I will be playing this forever!

8 => 10
Who am I kidding? This is basically a perfect game. It is always fun. Every time. So mindless and simple and so brilliant in the way the math works. Fuckin' Reiner is an absolute master.
2015-01-09
Robert Jones
United Kingdom
Woodbridge
Suffolk
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9
May 2010
Good push-your-luck game, with more interaction than usual, thanks to the CM.
2008-05-08*
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David Fair
United States
Damascus
MD
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9
Sep 2008*
Cute little game, a nice filler with excellent components. A fun, push-your-luck experience.
2008-07-06*
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Carol Jones
United States
Maryland
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9
Dec 2008*
Cute little press your luck Knizia game played with poker chips with animals on them. Plays similar to Circus Flohcati, but with more player interaction. No reading required, ages 4+.
2008-07-06*
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L H

Oregon
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9
Jul 2008*
I loved it! My favorite animal was the monkey and the elephant. Just because they were my favorite colors. I loved that I beat my Mommy! The decisions were very hard because I had to choose if I had to not pull out a tile or pull out a tile.
2008-07-27*
Subhan Michael Tindall
United States
Portland
Oregon
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9
Oct 2008*
An amazingly fun filler game. It is particularly well suited to situations when there are several people standing around waiting for another game or two to finish. It's very easy to just jump in in the middle & have fun playing.
2008-09-03*
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Andrew Tinnin
United States
Minnesota
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9
Aug 2010
Rating based on the gateway quality of this game
2010-08-02
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Roy Thomson
United States
Weirton
West Virginia
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9
Mar 2012
I LOVE this game. Simple and fun. I have probably already played this one about 50 times.
2012-03-04
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P.L.A.
Spain
LA BAÑEZA
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8.81
Aug 2014
**[Español]** Siempre quiero jugarlo. El juego que toda la vida llevo esperando; el perfecto Push your luck Game. Me recuerda al Dalmuti unido al porker; lo de poker viene por lo de “pedir” fichas.
Obligado jugar con las reglas de Cheeky Monkey, caravana y puntuación “compleja”.

He cambiado de idea y ahora el perfecto Push Your Luck creo que es el Keltis, le bajo la nota a 8,8.
2013-01-14
Owned
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Andrew MacLeod
Canada
London
Ontario
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8.6
Nov 2012
Probably the best game out there that will be enjoyed equally by young children and adults. Definitely not a strategic game, but an excellent tactical filler. Gobs of luck, but Luck will, nevertheless, reward the player who knows best when to stop and when to press on.
2012-11-25
Unknown Ediology
United States
Tennessee
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8.5
Jul 2009*
Fun, fast, and light. A great filler game - and one where you don't have to think too much. Definitely a lot more fun with animated players who trash talk and egg each other on.
2010-12-22
Owned
Jarvis
United States
Brisbane
California
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8.5
Jan 2013
Silly game, but makes for a very fun experience if people are willing to cheer and pester eachother.

May be a good game to have to play with Tina's family and/or mine.

Have my own copy and it's a great game for a larger group.
2012-11-26
Owned
Joe Gola
United States
Redding
Connecticut
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8
Oct 2011
Over thirty plays, with between two and seven players. A great light game for both kids and adults. The bonus points are significant, so remembering what chips you've already taken will inform your decisions as to whether or not to continue drawing chips from the bag; for example, if you've collected a few kangaroos and your opponents are showing kangaroos on the tops of their stacks, you might want to risk drawing more chips to see if you can turn up another kangaroo and get a windfall. Remembering what is in your stack will also help you decide whether or not to use the cheeky monkey's special ability to exchange tiles. The rule that you can bury your chips at the bottom if they're all of one type also adds a hair more strategy; this allows players to stop immediately after a big windfall instead of being forced to keep going to cover their booty with a different type of chip. It also makes the end game a lot less chaotic.

All in all, this is a fun and clever game. It might be too light for gamers, but it's perfect for families who want something that's simple enough for the kids to be involved but which still has a little something to think about.
2014-06-01
Owned
Daniel Szukalow
Canada
Burnaby
British Columbia
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8
May 2008*
11/21/07 - trips to my FLGS are very dangerous indeed. Haven't played this game but watched it being played and I liked what I saw.
2008-05-11*
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Matthew Popielski
United States
Brecksville
Ohio
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8
Dec 2008*
Rated as a kids game. I'd drop it a point for others. Its a clever fun filler game. Components, theme and design are great for kids, but fun enough for adults.
2007-11-23*
Owned

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