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mark karn
United States
maryville
Missouri
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10
May 2005*
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Paula Kisselmen
United States
Unspecified
Unspecified
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9.5
Dec 2003*
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Eric Lynch
United States
Olathe
Kansas
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9
Oct 2003*
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Lily Von Schtupp
United States
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9
Jan 2014
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CJ. D.
United States
Johnson City
Tennessee
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9
May 2010
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Meeple Me
Canada
Waterloo
Ontario
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9
Sep 2013
rating 9; 8 plays; 2,3,4 player
rating 8; 2 plays; 4 player games

I gave this to A for her birthday, 2011.

I got Glen More for my own library to fill the same niche, but I think I almost prefer Alhambra due to the simplicity. I've since traded Glen More away. I do better with more luck thrown in, plus there is more spacial reasoning in placing the tiles. I love the spacial element, especially the walls.

This has been one of the best gateway games. A has played it with several people who went out and bought it for themselves.
2013-09-23
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Fabio Kepler
Brazil
Alegrete
RS
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8.75
Aug 2010
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Scott Tempel
United States
Apple Valley
Minnesota
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8.5
Apr 2005*
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akikazu takeuchi
Brazil
Tangará da Serra
Mato Grosso
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8.5
Oct 2014
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United States
Delaware
Ohio
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8.5
Feb 2016
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costa
Portugal
Vieira de Leiria
Leiria
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8.2
May 2012
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Mike Brezsnyak
United States
Florence
Massachusetts
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8
Oct 2004*
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Razor Edge
Canada
Terrebonne
Quebec
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8
Mar 2006*
Owned
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Patrick Madden
United States
Lehi
Utah
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8
Dec 2009*
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Andrew Garinger
United States
Chicago
Illinois
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8
Feb 2008*
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silence means security
United States
Las Vegas
Nevada
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8
Aug 2007*
I'm on the side that likes it better than Stimmt So.
2007-08-27*
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Jonathan Hsieh
United States
Somerville
Massachusetts
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8
Feb 2011
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Alyssa M
United States
San Marcos
California
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8
Feb 2009*
I really like the tile collecting mechanic of this game. It's fun because the concept is not too complicated, but is very fast and competitive without leaving too much to chance.
2009-02-27
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J Caleb Haugen
United States
Madison
Wisconsin
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8
Oct 2009*
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Don Campagna

Memphis
Tennessee
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8
Dec 2009*
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Cole Bakely
United States
Crofton
Maryland
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8
Jan 2011
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Kenneth Petersen
Denmark
Frederiksberg
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8
Apr 2012
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Ed Lovell
United States
Tracy
California
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8
Jul 2011
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john plant
United Kingdom
Ledbury
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8
Jun 2012
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Daniel Carter
United States
Westminster
Colorado
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8
Mar 2014
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Simon Brass
United Kingdom
Huddersfield
West Yorkshire
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8
May 2014
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Keaton
New Zealand
Auckland
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8
Dec 2014
An excellent game, I will definitely look at getting a copy of this when funds allow. I am a big fan of the mechanics, but not so much the are as it is a little plain.
2015-09-12
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Jim Jackson
United States
Amity
Pennsylvania
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8
Jan 2015
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John Keefe
United States
Minneapolis
Minnesota
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7.75
Apr 2015
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Thomas Tholén
Sweden
Norsborg
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7.5
Feb 2006*
It's a good one. However, I never really seem to know exactly what I'm doing, but doing fairly well anyway. No idea how that works, really.
2006-02-13*
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Jay Little
United States
Eden Prairie
Minnesota
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7.5
Oct 2008*
Nice, slick little tile laying optimizaton game. Took me a while to get the hang of the negative space managment for tile placement, and the first round scoring seems almost trivial, but a very interesting game with some difficult decisions. I would definitely play it again.
2007-02-27*
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Thouis Jones
United States
Arlington
Massachusetts
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7.5
Jan 2008*
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Scott Caputo
United States
Santa Clara
California
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7.5
Jun 2009*
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Yours Truly,
United States
Raleigh
North Carolina
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There must have been a moment at the beginning, where we could have said no. Somehow we missed it. Well, we'll know better next time.
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7.5
Feb 2015
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Fabio Binder
Brazil
Curitiba
PR
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7.5
Jan 2014
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Tony Bosca
United States
Royal Oak
Michigan
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7.5
Feb 2015
2 Player Rating: 6.5

Best with: 4
2013-05-05
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Rob
United States
Fairfax
Virginia
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7.5
Oct 2013
2 plays in:
Enjoyed my few plays of this game. Nice mechanic and limited choices each turn which keeps the game moving. Still there are meaningful decisions to make (thought I"m certainly no expert after just 2 plays!)

I put a decent amount of effort into being 2nd in multiple colors and that worked out well for me

I believe this is a game that Kathryn would enjoy and have it on my list of wants. Apparently it will play 2, but with a dummy player. Have not played with the official variant.
2013-05-07
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Benjamin Leggett
United States
Lawrenceville
GA
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7.5
Jan 2015
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Greg Padilla
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7.4
Jul 2008*
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Tong Chi Wai
Hong Kong
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7.3
May 2009*
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Jan Slemenda
Czech Republic
Praha 10
Unspecified
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7
Aug 2004*
Good game, the plot is in the strategy of purchasing valuable tiles for whatever price instead of invaluable tiles for prcise amount of money.
2004-08-25*
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Michail Dolgovskij
United States
Saint Paul
Minnesota
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7
Nov 2004*
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David Holt
United States
Waterford
Michigan
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7
Sep 2005*
ROBA w/5 9/24/05
2005-09-28*
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Nick Graan
United States
Lynnwood
Washington
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7
Jul 2011
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Ross Andrews
United States
Katy
Texas
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7
Nov 2005*
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Dean Denby
United States
Nederland
Texas
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Jul 2008*
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Edward
United States
Irvine
California
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7
Jul 2007*
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Kent Raquet
United States
Indianapolis
Indiana
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7
Jan 2009*
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Vinay Chandrasekhar
United States
Irvine
California
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Dec 2007*
Nice light medium game.
2007-12-02*
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Andrew W.
United States
Monessen
Pennsylvania
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Taoist, Pittsburgh Sports fan, and welcoming to people who are kind, from any walk of life.
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I have been playing games since the Atari 2600, Candy Land, Chuttes and Ladders, Go Fish, & the Apple ii. Supporting "the Geek" since 2006
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7
Jul 2015
This is the game the expansion-less Carcassonne wishes that it were. The pace is manageable, the placement of tiles is harder as the game carries on. Game can swing if one manages more than one extra action in their turn. By building your own area, it feels less like "Mother, may I?" than Carc.
2008-02-13*
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