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Peter A. Gehrmann
Switzerland
Gebenstorf
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9.1
Dec 2012
new
2013-12-27
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Bob Trezise
United States
Nashville
TENNESSEE
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9
Sep 2003*
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Stéphane Thuilière
France
Montpellier
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9
May 2004*
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David Helms
United States
Missouri
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8.5
Jan 2007*
This is basically a must have for Canyon.
2007-01-29*
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Kevin Greaves
United States
Port Jervis
New York
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8
Jan 2003*
Canyon Expansion
2003-01-24*
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Mark Jackson
United States
Goodlettsville
Tennessee
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Am I a man or am I a muppet? If I'm a muppet then I'm a very manly muppet!
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8
Mar 2007*
ESSENTIAL expansion for Canyon. Adds Cosmic Encounter-ish powers and tightens up the game.
2007-03-01*
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Ubergeek
United States
Camas
Washington
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Be Happy in your Game!
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I spent 100 Geek Gold and all I got was this lousy overtext message!
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8
Sep 2003*
Owned
Richard Crabb
United States
Madison
Wisconsin
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8
Mar 2004*
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For Trade
Play Games - Interact - Have Fun!
United States
California
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8
May 2004*
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Aaron Haag
Germany
Muenchen
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8
Sep 2004*
Jim Pulles
Canada
Regina
Saskatchewan
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8
Aug 2005*
A nice edition to a great trick taking game.
2005-08-20*
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Jenne Nesbitt-Decker
United States
Tennessee
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8
Jan 2007*
Denis Fischer
Germany
Aachen
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8
Nov 2009*
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Detlef Dölling
Germany
Nordrhein-Westfalen
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8
Apr 2010
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Joseph Betz
United States
Hamburg
Pennsylvania
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8
May 2010
Seems to add more player interaction which could be good or bad depending on your group.
2010-05-17
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David Carter
Australia
wollongong
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8
Aug 2010
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Holger E.
Germany
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8
Oct 2010
Highest +fun/weight of all game-expansions I know
2011-02-12
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Trip Godel
United States
Knoxville
Tennessee
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8
Jun 2011
Grand Canyon is essential for gamers to hold their interest in Canyon. By adding special powers, rocks, logs, and currents, Grand Canyon kicks up the the decision-making and the adventure. It also provides a tiny dose of take-that.
2011-06-28
Owned
Carlo Sobrevinas
Japan
Owase-shi
Mie-ken
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7.5
Mar 2010
Owned
Leon Van Orsmael
Belgium
Mechelen
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7.4
Feb 2014
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Dan Anderson
United States
Smyrna
Tennessee
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7.3
Oct 2009*
Randall Peek
United States
Preston
Connecticut
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7
Jun 2001*
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Alan How
United Kingdom
Bromley
Kent
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7
Apr 2004*
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Tery Noseworthy
United States
Gloucester
Massachusetts
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7
Oct 2002*
Matthew Ellis
United Kingdom
Manchester
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Nov 2002*
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MickeyJames Hollander
United States
Minneapolis
Minnesota
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7
Mar 2003*
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Manuel Vila
United States
Sanford
Florida
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7
Jan 2007*
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Monte
United States
Houston
TX-Texas
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7
Jun 2004*
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Tim Moore
United States
Elmhurst
Illinois
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7
Jul 2003*
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Rob Martin
United States
St. Louis
Missouri
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7
Jan 2004*
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Francesco Dello Iacono
Italy
Monza
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7
Jun 2004*
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Bob Scherer-Hoock
United States
Topsfield
Massachusetts
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7
Apr 2005*
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Neal Herperger
Canada
Regina
Saskatchewan
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7
Jul 2005*
♪ Isaäc Bickërstaff ♫
United States
Greer
South Carolina
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Entropy Seminar:
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The results of a five yeer studee ntu the sekund lw uf thurmodynamiks aand itz inevibl fxt hon shewb rt nslpn raq liot.
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Oct 2011
I find it odd that the expansion has a lower rating than Canyon, since Grand Canyon gives the base game much more interesting decisions to make, and adds a wilder level of chaos to the game while also allowing people to make good decisions.

3 plays: 5 players
4 plays: 6 players
2007-11-27*
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Alex Peters
Netherlands
Brunssum
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7
Jan 2008*
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Jeff Watts
United States
Mount Juliet
Tennessee
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7
Dec 2005*
This is a must download for anyone with Canyon. It makes Canyon a much better game.
2005-12-06*
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Steve Hughes
United States
Orlando
Florida
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7
Sep 2006*
Grand Canyon -- Adds some variability to a solid game. This can be especially fun if the obstacles are initially placed such that early goals are as much about navigation as they are about maximizing scoring.
2006-09-17*
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Tim Benjamin
United States
Los Alamos
New Mexico
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7
Feb 2007*
Adds an element needed to the basic game.
2007-02-16*
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Nick Stables
Australia
Lawson
NSW
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7
Feb 2007*
Played with 4 and not sure if this expansion would be better with more. You have boulders to create bottlenecks, rapids to speed up movement and the character action cards which influence the card play. Tactically more interesting than the base game, but there is some elements of nastiness, as well as some downtime as players pick their character for the round.
2007-02-21*
Daniel Renaud
Canada
Montreal
Quebec
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7
Mar 2007*
Add a nice twist to CANYON
2007-03-16*
Owned
Robert Bregovic
Finland
Tampere
Unspecified
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7
May 2008*
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Wim PEETERS
Belgium
Leuven
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7
Sep 2011
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Mark Waenink
New Zealand
Whangarei
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7
May 2012
Great adaptation of Up and Down the River.
2010-10-03
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Gunter D'HOOGH
Belgium
WESPELAAR
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7
Oct 2010
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Amy O'Neal
United States
Mechanicsville
Virginia
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7
Nov 2010
Young-Hyun Joo
South Korea
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7
Sep 2011
nice addition.
2011-09-19
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Joerg Schaefer
Germany
Frankfurt
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7
Oct 2014
Better than I expected. It doesn’t add as much chaos as I feared while it adds relevant decisions and a mechanism to compensate lucky hands of the leaders. Its main drawback is the added length into a game that already is in danger of outstaying its welcome. I’m a fan of Canyon’s pure trick-taking and don’t mind its repetition so this is not a necessary expansion for me but I probably would include it most of the time. For others, it might inject enough variability to keep them interested.
2014-10-27
Michael Van Biesbrouck
United States
Mountain View
California
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6.5
May 2009*
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Big Woo
Scotland
state:
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6.5
Jan 2006*
An expansion to a game within a game. And (again), maybe a more attractive game because of it.

p: the logs and other obstacles are obvious additions for making the board a bit more varied over several replays, but the real attraction of this expansion are the various Indian Guides on offer to the players, each with individual abilities that can drastically change the flow of the original canoe game.

It did bring some welcome controlled chaos to the board, and to the bored, and on the whole the game was more appreciated by all. Not sure if it substantially improves on the basic game, but at least it gave players a bit more to complentate. And since the original is a very well executed family game, the added considerations were obviously quite welcome in our more seasoned group. It certainly didn't magically transform gameplay into a gripping battle of wits, but it was fun, it was quick, harmless, and it wasn't half bad.

The next time it will come on the table is undoubtly when we have our younger visitors, and for this more appropriate crowd, the additional cards will be
2006-01-16*
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chud
United Kingdom
Burntwood
Staffordshire
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6.5
Jan 2012
Owned

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