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Hi everyone!

I would like to know some opinions about these games:

Chicago Express
La Isla
Niagara
Indigo

Knowing the following:
- I usually play with light gamers
- Short Game lenght is better for them than long games if they are a bit dry or with less interaction
- I own Fast Flowing Forest Fellers if its worth anything comparing to Niagara.
- i can grab any of these for the exact same price.

Thanks!
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Re: Some opinions about certain games if possible quick enough to catch a deal
There's this wonderful website that has opinions about 1000's of board games all catalogued and easy to reference.....
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Thanks i am right now watching some video reviews and comments just want to have some extra info from users knowing the info's i wrote to collect all the information i can before the deal gone

Anyway thanks
 
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Niagara is fun ... not great fun, but fun
Indigo is similar to Tsuro. If you haven't got Tsuro you will probably enjoy Indigo

others I haven't played

You would probably enjoy Colt Express, Camel Up, Dice Town, VOLT:Robot Battle arena and Las Vegas based upon your small collection to date.
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Played La Isla around Xmas for the first time. It was easy enough to understand and fairly casual, but still an enjoyable experience. It's probably my least favorite Feld out of my collection of 6 but it's still a decent game, and for the small price of the game it's certainly worth it.
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I own Indigo, Chicago Express, and La Isla and I enjoy all of them. Indigo plays relatively quickly and is easy to play 3 or 4 times in a row. Chicago Express is a good route-building/investing game with a bidding aspect. I haven't played it in a while, but I suspect it could feel "samey" if you play it frequently. I got La Isla for Christmas and have played it only once. It is light for a Feld game, but I enjoy the mechanism of drawing cards and deciding which of 3 actions you want to take with each.
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prism4 wrote:
I would like to know some opinions about these games:

There are millions of opinions, which ones would you like to hear?

I'm not that fond of eurogames and no/minimal-luck games, and I have Indigo (quite bland, but if you like route building, it might be for you), so I would probably grab Niagara.
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prism4 wrote:
I would like to know some opinions about these games:

There are millions of opinions, which ones would you like to hear?

I'm not that fond of eurogames and no/minimal-luck games, and I have Indigo (quite bland, but if you like route building, it might be for you), so I would probably grab Niagara.


I liked Niagara reviews however i was wondering if it has same feeling of Fast Flowing Forest Follers which i own. xD

 
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Only played La Isla and I quiet like it. I know I'm probably the minority but I like the multiple use of the cards better in this game than in Bruges, which I didn't really care for.
It's a light Feld but a "charming" one, which is maybe the best I can describe it.
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gamesgocrazy wrote:


This one is not really for light gamers.
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gamesgocrazy wrote:


This one is not really for light gamers.


Yep, this game could be very mean... but it's very good!

Probably, from your list I would say that La Isla is the one to go, but I haven't played Indigo, so...

Also, I know it's not in your list, but it has the same price tag as the games who are, I recommend you Santiago de Cuba. I have had very success with casual gamers with this game, simple to teach, quick, and for me, fun!
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Re: Some opinions about certain games if possible quick enough to catch a deal
kendahlj wrote:
gamesgocrazy wrote:


This one is not really for light gamers.


Many "light gamers" are only labeled that way because they do not take the time to learn complexity. CE is deep and heavy, but it is also short and not complex. I found it very easy to teach it to my parents and other non-gamers, but it is also deeply strategic for heavy gamers. It is a great game that can can suit many different personalities.

Oh, and
I vote for Chicago Express
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kendahlj wrote:
gamesgocrazy wrote:


This one is not really for light gamers.


Yep, this game could be very mean... but it's very good!

Probably, from your list I would say that La Isla is the one to go, but I haven't played Indigo, so...

Also, I know it's not in your list, but it has the same price tag as the games who are, I recommend you Santiago de Cuba. I have had very success with casual gamers with this game, simple to teach, quick, and for me, fun!


Right now i was able to get La Isla for 13 € and Santiago de Cuba was around 20 € and had more expensive shipping costs so i end up grabing the first one but Santiago is under my radar for a while thanks
 
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Re: Some opinions about certain games if possible quick enough to catch a deal
Thanks everyone,

I end up between Chicado Express and La Isla and decided for the last one after discussing the issues of both with GF the mainly partner and since she said i am really a bad person playing games with her we ended up with La Isla but certainly will take a look and Chicago Express in the future cause i liked the video reviews i saw.

Thanks to all!
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prism4 wrote:
Thanks everyone,

I end up between Chicado Express and La Isla and decided for the last one after discussing the issues of both with GF the mainly partner and since she said i am really a bad person playing games with her we ended up with La Isla but certainly will take a look and Chicago Express in the future cause i liked the video reviews i saw.

Thanks to all!


Glad to help, enjoy the game!

And yes, keep an eye open for Chicago Express, it's a terrific game.

PS: se por acaso fores à LeiriaCON, pode ser que joguemos uma partidinha de CE!
 
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