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Title Version User
Rating
Geek Rating Status User
Plays
Comment
9
Nov 2012
7.323
Owned
Agricola (2007)
8
Nov 2012
8.053
Owned
8
Dec 2014
8.014
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
6.018
Owned
8.5
Dec 2014
7.707
Owned
8
Dec 2014
7.518
Owned
8.5
Nov 2012
7.425
Owned
Catan (1995)
8
Nov 2012
7.233
Owned
Dixit (2008)
8
Dec 2014
7.334
Owned
Dixit Odyssey (2011)
8
Dec 2014
7.354
Owned
Dominion (2008)
7
Nov 2012
7.702
Owned
7.5
Nov 2012
8.132
Owned
9.5
Dec 2014
7.127
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
5.433
Owned
Memoir '44 (2004)
8
Nov 2012
7.406
Owned
No Thanks! (2004)
7
Nov 2012
6.933
Owned
Power Grid (2004)
7.5
Dec 2014
7.931
Owned
6.5
Nov 2012
7.728
Owned
1
Dec 2014
7.869
Owned
Say Anything (2008)
6
Dec 2014
6.683
Owned
7.5
Dec 2014
7.406
Owned
7
Dec 2014
7.119
Owned
6.5
Dec 2014
6.535
Owned
8
Nov 2012
7.492
Owned
8
Dec 2014
7.690
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
7.631
Owned
More bloat for an already bloated game.
2014-12-16
8.5
Dec 2014
8.081
Owned
The basically required expansion for TI3. If you get TI3 add this to your order or you'll be disappointed.
2014-12-16
8.5
Dec 2014
8.223
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
Wits & Wagers (2005)
6
Dec 2014
6.893
Owned
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