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Steffen Eichenberg
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I am packing games for summer vacation. The criteria are as usual: must accommodate up to 6 players, should be playable by casual gamers and should not take too much space (in car and on table). For up to 4 players, my collection has enough variety, but for up to 6 players I seem to be stuck with some trick taking games, One Night Ultimate Werewolf, The Resistance: Avalon and BANG! The Dice Game.

I need something new. Something on the light hearted side. Something you can play even after a day of hiking or climbing (so Twilight Imperium (Third Edition) is ruled out). Do you have any ideas and suggestions?

Greetings and happy gaming
Steffen
 
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Dan B.
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Sushi Go
Dixit
Incan Gold
Get Bit!
Las Vegas(need an extra set of dice for 6)
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Markus Hagenauer jr.
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I´d suggest For Sale and Auge um Auge and not to forget Ghost Blitz.
 
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Raymond Haaken
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Elder Sign (coop) or Ancient Terrible Things (competative).
Zombie Dice to bring along anywhere
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King of Tokyo/NY
 
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George Stewart
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+1 Elder Sign
+1 Dixit

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David B
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Rise of Augustus. It's Bingo for gamers. Plays up to 6 with essentially no downtime.

Colt Express may also be worth a look.
 
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Steffen Eichenberg
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Thank you all for the recommendations. As always there are right on spot. I decided to go for Rise of Augustus and Las Vegas including the expansion.

And thanks for recommending Sushi Go!. I have a copy laying around and totally forgot about it. Added it too.
 
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Fred Wojtkielewicz
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why not camelup or 7 wonders or key flower
 
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Chris Mcpherson
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+1 Dixit
+1 7 Wonders
+1 Zombie Dice

Coup
Parade
Liars Dice
 
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Harv Veerman
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Hoity Toity, leave the box at home...
 
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Kathleen Nugent
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scameronde wrote:
I have a copy laying around and totally forgot about it. Added it too.

Same with 6 nimmt! Plus.
 
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Coup plays 6. I think the footprint for 7 Wonders might be more than you want, especially for a high player count.
 
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Simona Dostalova
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How about Mascarade? It is kind of similar to Love Letter and Coup but plays up to 13 people
 
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Steffen Eichenberg
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wojtkielewicz67 wrote:
why not camelup or 7 wonders or key flower

The footprint of 7 wonders and key flower is too much. And key flower isn't really suited for casual gamers. For the type of player I am looking at, even 7 wonders is too much. I do own Camel Up but we played it to death.
 
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Steffen Eichenberg
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EllenCaroline wrote:
scameronde wrote:
I have a copy laying around and totally forgot about it. Added it too.

Same with 6 nimmt! Plus.

That is right. But it was my go to game for such situations for many years. I am feeling a strong resistance to select it again
 
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John
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How about Bohnanza which I see you have?

P.S. Your vacation sounds excellent.
 
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Steffen Eichenberg
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zabdiel wrote:
How about Bohnanza which I see you have?

P.S. Your vacation sounds excellent.

Yes, that is a fantastic one. But it also has been played to death on former vacations. It will be part of my vacation collection, but I also needed something new and fresh. I think Rise of Augustus, Las Vegas and Dead Man's Draw (although only for 4 players) will do it.
 
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Steffen Eichenberg
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zabdiel wrote:

P.S. Your vacation sounds excellent.

We are going to travel through Sweden. If this is going well with the kids (spoiled by warm, sunny weather at the Mediterranean Sea), it will be GB next year cool
 
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James Sitz
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Skull seems like it fits your criteria.
 
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