I don't like bidding games.
I'm just not good at it.
After one (5) bad game(s) of Powergrid (Strozzi, Modern Art) I never had a big intrest in the mechanic.
Tense, fun, exciting with a little bit of bid.
There is that huge rush when you are the last person.
Will that be a disaster? Or is it that flood I need?
The game was so much fun. I threw down quick and early and grabbed a substatial pharoah lead I did not relinquish the entire game. It really is about reading the other people and seeing how much will they have.
Other games I played was Troyes, Kingdom Builder x 3 and 90% of Alien frontier which should be getting another printing any time soon.