Dean H
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Looking at picking this up almost exclusively for solo play. I don't own the RFTG base game. A stupid question, but I'm guessing that I need to buy the base game and the Gathering Storm expansion? I've had a look around but can't find 'Requires base game' anywhere.
Thanks in advance
 
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Keith Ibsen
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Yes. You need the base game.

It really should say this somewhere on the box...
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Dean H
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coolscribe wrote:
Yes. You need the base game.

It really should say this somewhere on the box...

Thanks for the quick reply. I'm sure it's somewhere obvious, I'm just a bit slow...
 
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There's a free computer version you can download to play solo...

I don't think I'd recommened buying RFTG+TGS simply to play it solo; the solo game loses something of the experience.

Edit: By the way, the computer version plays like the real game but with AI opponents; whereas the solo-variant in TGS is somewhat different - maybe watch a video of how it works.
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Dan Blum
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There's a black stripe on the back of the box in which it says

Quote:
This is an expansion and requires Race for the Galaxy to play.
 
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manukajoe wrote:
There's a free computer version you can download to play solo...

I don't think I'd recommened buying RFTG+TGS simply to play it solo; the solo game loses something of the experience.

Thanks for the heads up, I'll definately try that out first.
 
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tool wrote:
There's a black stripe on the back of the box in which it says

Quote:
This is an expansion and requires Race for the Galaxy to play.

Thanks, havent seen a physical copy of the game yet, just online
 
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DHunter wrote:
tool wrote:
There's a black stripe on the back of the box in which it says

Quote:
This is an expansion and requires Race for the Galaxy to play.

Thanks, havent seen a physical copy of the game yet, just online
It's never prominent enough. I swear with some games, knowing that a set requires some base makes it EVEN HARDER to find that reminder/notice that you need some previous set(s).
 
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