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Title Version User
Rating
Geek Rating Status User
Plays
Comment
8
Dec 2013
7.120
Owned
Plays: 6
No one could expect a 'simulation' from such a light game. However, the rules aspect that actually simulates the era (at least for the Continentals) is the "Command Decision". . . yet this is the 'feature' that gravitates the game to euroie area control. In turn, this makes the game suffer from AP and game length becomes an issue. Die faces mitigate this to a degree, but the occupation forces shouldn't be able to utilize this strategy to an equal degree with the rebels & for some reason it seems they can. Still, I love this system and would like to see more of it. Perhaps some new action cards and scenarios to keep things fresh?
2014-03-13
7.75
Dec 2010
7.352
Owned
Plays: 4
7.5
Nov 2013
7.134
Owned
Plays: 2
1st & Goal (2011)
7.5
Oct 2013
6.237
Owned
Plays: 3
2 de Mayo (2008)
8
Feb 2011
6.547
Owned
Plays: 21
6 French victories in 21 plays.
2010-12-17
7.5
Nov 2012
5.605
Owned
Plays: 2
A fun AT dice fest with simple, yet well designed rules. Variation from play to play will only come from the fact that you'll only see so many action cards per game.
2009-12-13
7.5
Dec 2009*
6.279
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 3
There may not be another game more like marriage than this. It's stunningly beautiful. It takes a real commitment. It's as unpredictable as it is complex. It's got wild swings of emotion, both pleasure and pain. Yet if you put the time in, and work at it, it can be extremely satisfying. So the question is, "Do you love me?". Answer: I respect you, and it's been fun - but I'm not sure I can go on like this with so many other fish in the sea. If it makes you feel any better, know that you will always have a piece of my heart!
2015-02-28
Agricola (2007)
7.75
Dec 2010
8.053
Owned
Plays: 14
All of the card reading bogs the pace of the game down a bit, but it's worth it!
2008-02-14*
Antike (2005)
7.5
Apr 2009*
6.913
Prev. Owned
Plays: 8
Needs at least 4 players to work. 5 is better. Things tend to drag on in the end-game, esp. with AP players. 6 may be too many.
2009-04-28
7.25
Sep 2009*
6.485
Prev. Owned
Plays: 6
BEST Carcassone variant I have played.
2008-06-27*
Arkadia (2006)
7.75
Jan 2009*
6.749
Owned
Plays: 5
Attila (2000)
7.25
Sep 2009*
6.191
Owned
Plays: 1
Axis & Allies (2004)
7.25
Jul 2009*
6.515
Prev. Owned
Plays: 3
7.75
Sep 2009*
6.044
Owned
Plays: 3
The best A&A variant I've played. Not sure about replayability, but the few plays I have had were very exciting.
2009-12-12
Battle Cry (2000)
7.5
Jan 2010*
6.856
Owned
For a quick & fun game of Borg.
2007-12-24*
7.5
Dec 2010
6.318
Owned
Plays: 8
English third edition
Year: 2007
7.25
Sep 2009*
7.290
Prev. Owned
Plays: 10
BattleLore (2006)
7.25
Jun 2009*
7.253
Prev. Owned
Plays: 3
Blood Bound (2013)
7.5
Nov 2014
6.175
Owned
Plays: 3
Shadow Hunters w/ a splash of Coup. More deduction than the bluff fest of Coup. It can become scripted in the last 5 minutes, more so w/ experienced players. But the game is so fast, this hardly matters . . . and getting there is fun anyway. Coups fun comes from the excitement and tension of the guess, and I understand that, but it's kind of random player elimination for most of the game. Blood Bound is much more about detective work and a better "game" experience.
2014-11-11
7.33
Nov 2010
7.008
Owned
Plays: 14
Catan (1995)
7.75
Sep 2009*
7.232
Prev. Owned
Plays: 4
8
May 2008*
7.306
Owned
Plays: 5
Caylus (2005)
7.25
Dec 2010
7.790
Plays: 6
7.25
Jan 2012
6.793
Prev. Owned
Plays: 2
7.5
Nov 2013
7.367
Owned
Plays: 1
7.25
Feb 2008*
6.467
Prev. Owned
Plays: 1
Theme is not much a part of main gameplay.
2008-02-16*
7.5
Dec 2009*
6.212
Prev. Owned
Plays: 2
Libellud French first edition 2008
Year: 2008
7.5
Nov 2010
7.334
Owned
Plays: 3
7.75
Feb 2011
6.949
Owned
Plays: 5
It's a game my non-gamer wife will play.
2011-02-20
DVONN (2001)
7.75
Sep 2009*
7.086
Owned
Plays: 9
7.5
Jan 2009*
6.478
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 1
For Sale (1997)
7.5
Feb 2011
7.116
Owned
Plays: 12
7.75
Mar 2014
6.963
Owned
Plays: 5
A brain burning puzzle for sure. Do the random die rolls and card draws offer hope, or are they just pitfalls that render planning hopeLESS?

Get's a full point bump for being an accessible solo experience and the fantastic production. It is a bit fiddly, but I suppose that is the price you pay for the challenge.
2014-03-28
7.25
Jan 2009*
7.058
Prev. Owned
Plays: 1
Hab & Gut (2008)
7.75
Dec 2010
6.565
Owned
Plays: 4
Nothing necessisarily phenomenal about the design except for the fact that the game is a lot of fun.
2011-10-30
Hive (2001)
7.25
Feb 2011
7.262
Owned
Plays: 3
Imperial (2006)
7.8
Jun 2008*
7.443
Prev. Owned
Plays: 1
7.5
Jun 2008*
7.273
Owned
Plays: 2
Istanbul (2014)
7.75
Mar 2015
7.305
Owned
Plays: 4
New in shrink.
2015-02-23
7.25
Feb 2011
6.282
Owned
Plays: 14
King of Tokyo (2011)
8
Jan 2014
7.348
Plays: 7
Kingdoms (1994)
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7.5
Feb 2010
6.449
Owned
Plays: 2
Kingsburg (2007)
7.25
Feb 2008*
7.144
Prev. Owned
Plays: 2
Kreta (2005)
7.75
Nov 2009*
6.406
Owned
Plays: 4
7.25
Aug 2009*
6.723
Owned
Plays: 4
7.75
Nov 2009*
7.033
Owned
Plays: 5
7.25
Feb 2011
6.525
Prev. Owned
Plays: 3
Gets bonus points for being a game my family will play.
2012-03-02
English edition 2014
Year: 2014
7.25
Feb 2013
7.362
Owned
Prev. Owned
Plays: 9
Manoeuvre (2008)
8
Feb 2011
6.818
Owned
Plays: 11
Memoir '44 (2004)
7.75
Mar 2009*
7.406
Owned
Plays: 1
Mr. Jack (2006)
7.25
Dec 2007*
7.009
Owned
Plays: 1
7.75
Nov 2010
6.805
Owned
Plays: 8
No Thanks! (2004)
7.5
Nov 2010
6.933
Owned
Plays: 26
Really good filler/party game. With the right crowd & right atmospher it can go from good to great fun.
2010-11-20
Notre Dame (2007)
7.3
Mar 2009*
7.271
Plays: 1
Packet Row (2013)
7.5
Nov 2014
5.779
Owned
Plays: 4
Tight design with a simple elegance. Straightforward, scales well, moves fast, tickles the brain, has tension as the turns move - but it only does 1 thing great. However for me that 1 thing (the drafting mechanic) is enough.
2014-11-13
7.5
Jan 2014
6.765
Owned
Plays: 4
Fiddly point salad, but one of the few salads that satisfies.
2014-01-26
Pandemic (2007)
7.33
Sep 2009*
7.585
Prev. Owned
Plays: 7
English second edition 2003
Year: 2003
7.25
Mar 2009*
8.055
Prev. Owned
Plays: 1
Pyramid (2008)
7.75
Oct 2013
6.371
Owned
Plays: 3
Ra (1999)
7.25
Dec 2009*
7.381
Prev. Owned
Plays: 1
Risk Legacy (2011)
7.5
Mar 2012
7.338
Owned
Plays: 8
Rating after 7 plays has gone up to 8.5 and could go higher depending on what surprises are in store. Brilliant design in the Risk construct. Will be interesting to see what SeaFall will bring to the mix.
2015-02-19
Samurai (1998)
8
Dec 2010
7.306
Owned
Plays: 3
I should probably drop the rating for this, as gaming has evolved so much (for the better) since this first came out. But it was one of the early ones that hooked me, so nostalgia holds it's rating.
2013-10-17
7.5
Aug 2009*
6.227
Owned
Plays: 1
Senji (2008)
7.25
Dec 2009*
6.189
Owned
Plays: 5
Negotiation is a big part, so satisfaction here is really dependant on the group you play with.
2011-02-09
7.5
Nov 2013
6.707
Owned
Plays: 8
7.75
Mar 2014
7.405
Owned
Plays: 1
8
Oct 2013
7.151
Owned
Plays: 5
StreetSoccer (2002)
7.25
May 2008*
6.269
Owned
Plays: 5
Sun Tzu (2005)
7.75
Nov 2010
6.311
Owned
Plays: 7
Great two player game in the same vein as LOTR Confrontation but with an area control aspect.
2008-04-02*
8
May 2011
7.202
Owned
Plays: 5
Sylla (2008)
7.25
Nov 2009*
6.460
Prev. Owned
Plays: 3
Taluva (2006)
7.4
Apr 2008*
6.974
Prev. Owned
Want In Trade
Plays: 1
It's got a good scroogie quotient which pumps up my rating.
2008-04-13*
7.25
Dec 2009*
7.437
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 3
Toledo (2008)
7.25
Apr 2009*
6.052
Prev. Owned
Plays: 10
Torres (1999)
8
Jan 2010*
7.017
Owned
GREAT game. Easy set up & easy to learn playing mechanic - yet rich with strategic nuances and and game changing surprises. Drawbacks - the theme and playing pieces aren't going to be a draw for players high on aesthetics. Also, the action cards in the most recent edition will require you to reference the rulebook until you get used to playing.
2008-04-27*
7.25
Apr 2011
6.404
Owned
Plays: 7
One of the Doc's games that just doesn't get enough love in my opinion.
2009-12-13
Spear's English edition in square box
7.25
Feb 2008*
6.273
Owned
Turning Point (2009)
8
Oct 2010
5.540
Owned
Plays: 2
Vikings (2007)
7.75
Apr 2008*
7.123
Owned
Plays: 9
7.5
Mar 2015
6.193
Owned
Plays: 2
Chaotic family fun, not for cry babies! Lighter weight game in the Survive genre. Gets the family-friendly full point bump.
2015-03-19
7.5
Oct 2009*
5.680
Owned
Plays: 2
7.25
Jan 2008*
6.796
Prev. Owned
8
Dec 2009*
6.707
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 8
Pure fun, feels like a real horse race.
2008-05-09*
Ys (2004)
7.5
Feb 2010
6.641
Owned
Plays: 5
A Euro with good player interaction, not just the typical euro 'race'.
2008-05-08*
7.5
Oct 2012
6.162
Owned
Plays: 9
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