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Title Version User
Rating
Geek Rating Status User
Plays
Comment
9
Nov 2012
7.285
Owned
Agricola (2007)
8
Nov 2012
8.015
Owned
8
Dec 2014
7.930
Owned
It's a great game but.....
Despite the large number of cards available there are only a couple of strategies that are predominantly used.
In particular "fast advance" and Scorched Earth.
Scorched Earth in particular almost ruined the game for me.
2014-12-16
4
Dec 2014
5.946
Owned
8.5
Dec 2014
7.681
Owned
8
Dec 2014
7.480
Owned
8.5
Nov 2012
7.406
Owned
Catan (1995)
8
Nov 2012
7.185
Owned
8.5
Jan 2016
7.822
Dixit (2008)
8
Dec 2014
7.307
Owned
Dixit Odyssey (2011)
8
Dec 2014
7.343
Owned
Dominion (2008)
7
Nov 2012
7.664
Owned
7.5
Nov 2012
8.092
Owned
Imperial 2030 (2009)
8
Jan 2016
7.337
9.5
Dec 2014
7.111
Owned
Near perfection. It's so good I don't know what could be done to make it better. So why isn't it a 10? I find that the game typically revolves around Afghanistan and Pakistan. I realize that you can't fault it for this because that fits perfectly with the theme. In fact it should probably be applauded for capturing this theme so well. It just gets repetitive after playing half a dozen games. The scenarios that come with the game go a long way to squash this repetition. The rulebook is superb.
2014-12-16
Masterpiece (1970)
7
Nov 2012
5.455
Owned
Memoir '44 (2004)
8
Nov 2012
7.397
Owned
No Thanks! (2004)
7
Nov 2012
6.940
Owned
Pandemic (2008)
5
Jan 2016
7.588
1
Jan 2016
8.281
Power Grid (2004)
7.5
Dec 2014
7.908
Owned
6.5
Nov 2012
7.712
Owned
1
Dec 2014
7.847
Owned
Say Anything (2008)
6
Dec 2014
6.646
Owned
7.5
Dec 2014
7.366
Owned
7
Dec 2014
7.069
Owned
6.5
Dec 2014
6.503
Owned
7
Jan 2016
7.709
Owned
6.5
Jan 2016
7.490
Owned
8
Dec 2014
7.697
Owned
Good game if you can get it to the table.
Everyone is right, it takes a long time and you need like minded folks willing to put in the commitment for that time.
The good: It is THE grand strategic 4x game.
The Bad: You win by collecting points. I find this so lame. Too many mechanisms and fiddling around for what it is trying to do. You have to have the first expansion and use it's strategy cards, the game is broken if you don't.
2014-12-16
6
Dec 2014
7.652
Owned
More bloat for an already bloated game.
2014-12-16
8.5
Dec 2014
8.057
Owned
The basically required expansion for TI3. If you get TI3 add this to your order or you'll be disappointed.
2014-12-16
9.5
Jan 2016
8.211
Owned
It's great. I don't care for the scoring system. Any time a scoring card appears (or is even thought about (which is always)) it destroys any immersion I have in the theme.
2014-12-16
9.5
Jan 2016
7.896
Owned
Wits & Wagers (2005)
6
Dec 2014
6.884
Owned
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