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Board Game: Samurai [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:131]
Stephen Roney
United States
Ladera Ranch
California
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Five Years, Ten Months, Eighteen Days

A guy at work was curious about this game, so I took it into work and we played a four player game. Everyone ganged up on me, since I knew the game (not that I was that good at it any way), and the rust did not allow me to recover from that and I finished a dismal fourth. Hopefully it will not take almost six years to play it again.

I only logged FIVE plays in August, but this was one (managed to get in a new-to-me, also)
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Board Game: Samurai [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:131]
Nicole Bird
United States
Palmdale
California
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Language Dependence

No necessary in-game text
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Board Game: Samurai [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:131]
Ian B
United Kingdom
Edinburgh
Scotland
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Acceptable condition. All pieces are present and in good condition except:
Box has one side detached at the two short ends (i.e. two corners)
One of the black 'pawns' has been lost and replaced by a standard pawn.
The game is a German edition (no in game text) and the original rules are missing. An English rules printout is provided.

Thinky brainburner as reviewed by Shut Up Sit Down very recently:

http://www.shutupandsitdown.com/blog/post/review-samurai/

The new version has much uglier pieces than this classic version.
 
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Board Game: Samurai [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:131]
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Board Game: Samurai [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:131]
Piet Lavens
Belgium
Deerlijk
West-Vlaanderen
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Last week, we were in France for a holiday. We visited some fleamarkets and a thrift store.

In Emmaus Moulins, we found this unpunched copy of Samurai. Strange thing: it is a dutch copy, 600 km from the region where dutch is spoken.
On the box, there was a nice paper, warning the possible buyer for the language-problem:


(Complete game - As new - Not in French!!!)
The seller also warned me about the language, but I could answer that I'm Flemish, so dutch-speaking.

Nice find for only

€2.00
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Board Game: Samurai [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:131]
Ian Kissell
United States
Dallas
Texas
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Board Game: Samurai [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:131]
Chris Wood
United States
Wheaton
Illinois
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Board Game: Samurai [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:131]
Alex B
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Edition: Rio Grande Games

Language: English

Condition: Good, box have some shelf wear and whitening on corners and edges. Plastic insert has a broken corner. All game components are in perfect condition.
 
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Eduardo Guimarães
Brazil
Rio de Janeiro
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Board Game: Samurai [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:131]
David Seiler
United States
Pennsylvania
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http://boardgamegeek.com/video/72625/

Solid area control game.
 
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Board Game: Samurai [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:131]
David Haldeman
United States
Staten Island
New York
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Board Game: Samurai [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:131]
Aaron Gelb
United States
Los Angeles
California
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Complete, components in good condition.

Some wear on the game boards.

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Maciek U
United States
Cromwell
Connecticut
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Brand new in shrink wrap.

Polish box. Exact same production as English copy. English rules on BGG. Game 100% language independent.


Starting Bid: $38
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Board Game: Samurai [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:131]
james zevnik
Canada
Airdrie
AB
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RGG English first edition
Components in excellent shape. Some shelf wear on the box, minor damage to one corner.
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Board Game: Samurai [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:131]
Aaron Gelb
United States
Los Angeles
California
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Complete, components in good condition.

One of the map puzzle connects has some wear, but still functions.

Free shipping to the USA!
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Board Game: Samurai [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:131]
Kevin Shillinglaw
Canada
Kitchener
Ontario
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Board Game: Samurai [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:131]
Lewis Terry
United Kingdom
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Played on the 12th.
 
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Board Game: Samurai [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:131]
David Estall
United Kingdom
Bisley
Surrey
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Great to see this played again, as it looks absolutely fantastic:


Having struggled through the tortuous Knizian end game scoring, it turns out I managed to win by focusing on rice fields and having more of one thing than anyone else. I was as surprised as everyone else by the win!
 
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Board Game: Samurai [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:131]
Eduardo Guimarães
Brazil
Rio de Janeiro
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Simple and fun.
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Board Game: Samurai [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:131]
miklos kuti
Hungary
Budapest
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Board Game: Samurai [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:131]
David B
United States
Chesapeake
Virginia
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Knizia. Tile laying. Great scoring system. That is all you need to know.
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Board Game: Samurai [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:131]
Bart V
Australia
West Ryde
NSW
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A tile laying classic from Knizia, I love those victory conditions.
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Board Game: Samurai [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:131]
Brent Gallmann
United States
Oshkosh
Wisconsin
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Best area control game for 2 or 3 players (see El Grande for 4 or 5 players).
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Board Game: Samurai [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:131]
LuAnn Hensel
United States
Durham
North Carolina
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2 player

best with 3 players, but works well with 2

another Knizia classic
 
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Board Game: Samurai [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:131]
Ohad ben zur
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