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Airships is a game that Ray and I just love, but it seems to have flown under the radar and very few people know it. You can't find good review of it and there are online video reviews (at least in English, I did see one in Spanish). And I will be the first to admit the rulebook sucks. There are like 6 copies of it, in 6 languages...I am assuming the original is probably the best, but the English isn't so great. In addition, even with a better translation, it still is really hard to wade through. Ray and I probably played it about 4 times before we figured out all the rules and we just learned a new (kind of major one!) tonight!

This is a dice building game and with the craze for dice building games (Quarriors and Marvel Dice Masters), a game like this should appeal to all those dice crazy people. So I'd really like to see all those dice people give this a try. It is a solid dice game, with a nice combination of luck and skill.

The idea is that your country is building airships and you are picking up different cards, by rolling dice, that give you better dice and better aids in rolling those dice, that allow you to build the various airship and then the Hindenburg. When you have with built most of the airships of the entire Hindenburg, the game is over and you count VPs. The mechanics, once you figure them out, are relatively simple and the components are decent quality. This is a game we have gotten a lot of play out and plan to continue to play into the future. It has been playing very well for us at 2 players, we have not yet played it with any larger group.
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Can't find a good review?

What about the other 12 reviews here at the Geek?
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I enjoyed this game and wish I could get it to the table more! But it could be seen as "dry" to some, in comparison to the other, heavily thematic, dice games you mentioned.
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