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Andrés Pérez
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As with many users here, my wife is my primary gaming partner. I am curious if anybody here has had a chance to play this with just two players and what their thoughts are on that.
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Terry Gwazdosky
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In my experience, most of Feld's games play well with two. I'll be backing the KS based on that.

Unfortunately, until it actually gets released (or reviewed) we won't know for sure.
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The comment from Andy Van Zandt (a designer and TMG Developer) was:

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Based on my plays with 2 players, I'd say 2 players is the best way to learn, just because you get to sort of "try out" the different paths without as much competition for resources.

Andy also pointed out that while Il Vecchio doesn't shine at 2 players (a concern raised by a backer), AquaSphere is just as good at 2 as it is at 3 and 4.
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I've read the rules and it seems well adapted for 2 players. There are neutral submarines blocking empty spaces, a smaller amount of resources, and a smaller loading area. I'm pretty confident it plays well with two.
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Sounds promising! I'll give the rules a gander and see if I want to back this. Thanks for the input everybody!
 
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Feld games are often well adapted to 2p. In his own words, his wife is his most reliable playtester.
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DAAAN wrote:
Feld games are often well adapted to 2p. In his own words, his wife is his most reliable playtester.
Unfortunately the best playtesters are the ones who mess things up and "don't get it" as they point out all the things that need to be fixed.
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Rahdo just played with two, seemed to work well.
 
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Two is ideal for learning the game and trying out new strategies, I think the decisions are much more painful once you hit 3 players. There's a real sense of racing around and competition with 3 that I appreciate. And I must say that I equate a little bit of decision pain as a good thing when I sit down to play a Feld. But two works very well for Aquasphere.

On the Kickstarter, we did a 2-player walk through. Rahdo's video play through from today is better because he shares more of his thoughts:

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Mahuloq wrote:
Rahdo just played with two, seemed to work well.

I saw he posted a video! Will be watching it when I get home thumbsup
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He loves it... impressed with his final thoughts. Apparently, it's a very deep game. Am curious about this game now.
 
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