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Dennis Menear
United States
Vienna
West Virginia
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10
Apr 2005*
Owned
Eric Johnson
United States
Culver City
California
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10
Aug 2005*
Owned
Brandon Bernard
United States
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
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10
Jul 2006*
Owned
Duane VanBuskirk
United States
Rosebush
Michigan
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10
Apr 2008*
Owned
Max Jamelli
United States
Chambersburg
Pennsylvania
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10
Apr 2009*
This is the game that started me into the real world of boardgaming, hence I'll never remove it from the top spot on my top ten.

It's a very fun game that I consider a hybrid of a war game and euro-econ game. The point of the game is to attain market share (e-e) but along the way you find yourself in takeover battles with your opponents, hinging on die rolls and accompanied by modifiers (wargame).

I'll concede that there is a good amount of luck in this game, but there are also ways to circumvent bad luck which I've included in my strategy guide.
2008-06-03*
Owned
George Van Wallendael
United States
Valrico
Florida
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10
Jun 2009*
Own multiple copies of this game. Wargame disguised as an economic game. I love this game and will never pass up a chance to play it.
2009-06-14
Owned
Philip Shea
United States
Virginia
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9.5
Jun 2010
Owned
Oberon Sexton
United States
USA
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9.5
Jul 2012
Owned
Craig Whiting
Australia
Lakemba (Sydney)
New South Wales
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9
Sep 2001*
Owned
Michael Holmquist
United States
Oreland
Pennsylvania
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9
Jul 2003*
Owned
James Jester
United States
Unspecified
Unspecified
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9
Oct 2003*
Owned
Fredrik Westlinder
Sweden
Örebro
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9
Nov 2004*
Owned
howl hollow howl
United States
Hillsboro
Oregon
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9
May 2005*
Owned
Matt Regashus
United States
Wisconsin
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9
Aug 2005*
The game that really got me interested in modern board gaming. Somehow it manages to be an economic game, a wargame, and a German game all at once. Had the chance to play it with the designer Evan Davis a few years ago - a great guy.
2005-08-11*
Owned
JC Connors
United States
Redmond
Washington
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9
Sep 2005*
Owned
Andrew Nick
Canada
LANGLEY
British Columbia
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9
Feb 2006*
Finally got to play this, and it's TERRIFIC! Not like Rail Baron at all, but will appeal to casual gamers, more so even because of the reasonable time frame to play a game. Advanced rules add spice, but do not overburden a very good basic game.
2006-02-21*
Owned
Francis Kan
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Unspecified
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9
Jul 2009*
A competitive game with nice game theme and not complicated rules. Best play with 5 players.
At Sunny's home
2009-12-23
Owned
James Muench
United States
Houston
Texas
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9
Apr 2009*
Owned
Nate Sandall
United States
Portland
Oregon
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9
Dec 2008*
Great game to play with 5-6 players, not bad with fewer. Different strategies, but if the dice hate you you'll just have to live with it. Play with the optional disasters including the oil shocks as this is the one sure thing to prevent a runaway leader situation. Finishable in 2-3 hours unlike many other empire building wargames.
2008-03-25*
Owned
Tom Bissa
United States
St. Clair Shores
Michigan
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9
Mar 2008*
Owned
Billy Fellin
United States
Virginia
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9
Apr 2008*
Owned
Bruce Kelley
United States
South Dakota
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9
Jul 2008*
Owned
MARC May
Canada
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9
Aug 2008*
Owned
For Trade
Alan Clift
United States
Eaton
Unspecified
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9
Aug 2008*
Has been a 6 player favorite for years. Plays fast, and interesting to watch even when it's not your turn. Of course receiving income on others turns helps hold the interest.
2013-02-12
Owned
Bruce Bernard
United States
Fairview
Pennsylvania
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9
Aug 2009*
Play copy
2009-08-23
Owned

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