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Barry Coote
United Kingdom
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10
Feb 2005*
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John Michalski
Belgium
Namur
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10
Sep 2005*
Great extensions to a great game; the Korean map is really different, and the Scandinavian map is challenging.
2005-09-08*
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Eran Eldar
United States
Highlands Ranch
Colorado
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10
Sep 2005*
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Richard Irving
United States
Salinas
California
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10
Mar 2006*
This expansion has a brilliant new map: Korea. The change to "generic" gray cities which accept deliveries only of the color cubes they currently have adds a level of play to the standard game. An easy 10.

The other map: Scandinavia is not as good. But it is a decent 3 player game map--4 players seems unduly restrained. It adds a Ferry action to allow some of the water to be crossed. Probably a 9 overall.

Overall the package is a 10.
2006-03-15*
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Detlef Jakob
Germany
Köln
NRW
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10
Aug 2006*
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S. Deniz Bucak
United States
Havertown
Pennsylvania
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My books are forgeries. Nobody wrote them. - Philip K. Dick
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10
Sep 2006*
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Champion Eternal
Malaysia
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10
Sep 2006*
Korea-nice dynamic map. Since the demand for goods vary with the availability of goods, the strategy for building new tracks for this map differs from other maps. Good for 4 players
2006-09-24*
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Sunshine NG
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
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10
Jul 2009*
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C Sandifer
United States
Lutherville
Maryland
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10
Nov 2009*
Scandinavia:

I have a soft spot for Scandinavia because I earned my very first Age of Steam win on this map. It was my second game of AoS, and from then on I knew that I loved the system.

A great three-player map, touch-and-go with four, and insane with five.

Korea:

The most unpredictable of the expansion maps, as cube-clogged cities force shorter deliveries and you never can tell when a "lucky" production roll will add a cube to an intermediate city that turns your 6-link delivery into a paltry 1- or 2-link delivery.

Still a good time.
2011-11-27
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Ron
Austria
Vienna
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ASL ... yes, this is my Desert Island Game. If I have to give up all my 3000+ games and only allowed to keep one, this would be it. This bloody game stood the test of time. Around for more than 25 years - simply the best.
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10
Mar 2010
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LEMAY Bertrand
France
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Oct 2011
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John Roach
United Kingdom
Ellesmere Port
Cheshire
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10
Jan 2014
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Loïc Vinet
France
Paris
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Sep 2013
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Christopher Fritel
United States
Austin
Texas
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10
Sep 2014
Scandinavia: "Difficult", Best:3-4, OK: 5-6
Korea: "Difficult", Best:3-4, OK: 5-6
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2014-10-06
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United States
Overland Park
Kansas
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Jan 2015
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Ludovic GIMET
France
SAINT JUST D'AVRAY
France
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9.5
Apr 2005*
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Jussi Pirinen
Finland
Helsinki
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Oct 2009*
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Mike Westphal
Germany
Bargeshagen
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Aug 2009*
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CORWYN59 .
France
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9.5
Nov 2011
Scandinavia is average but a good map for 3 players

Korea is terrific with colors of towns determined by the goods cubes ! for 4 players
2011-11-10
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Ryan Gatti
United States
Portland
Oregon
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9.25
Oct 2008*
Played Scandinavia with 3 players. The map seems quite open at first, but the narrow terrain quickly chokes opportunities and the plentiful expansion cities become essential to survival. The Ferry action helps alter the Locomotive/Urbanization dynamic.

Played Korea with 4 players. The dynamic city wants was very cool. The map seemed to play well with 4, but 5 would likely also be good. Definitely a map that will get played many times.
2008-05-23*
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Michiel Hillenius
Netherlands
Hoogland (Amersfoort)
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9.25
Nov 2011
9.5 rating for Korea. I love the rule changes in Korea. We played it with Steam rules by the way, worked excellent, no problems at all. For Steam, start out with a City Growth marker at Pyongyang, as there is no production there.
9 for Scandinavia. 3 or 4 players seems best. Control over the center is important. Then in the late game it is about control over the ferry action. Interesting map.
2011-11-15
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Jean-François Bibeau
Canada
Lachine
Québec
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9.1
Mar 2015
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Vincent Pardo
Belgium
Grand-Leez
Namur
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9
Nov 2004*
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Daniel Karp
United States
Rockville
Maryland
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9
Jul 2007*
Korea may be my favorite expansion map, although I haven't gotten to play it many times.
2007-07-04*
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Ralph Ganska
United States
Reno
Nevada
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Dec 2007*
Played Korea, Loved it!
2007-12-20*
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