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Filip Cam
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I've just started playing this game with my 5-year-old. He loves it, but it's a bit too long for his attention span, so I've thought of the following way to make the 2p game shorter:

* 2x4 huts instead of 2x7
* remove the 5 beige cards with bonusses for huts
* remove both green cards of a symbol of your choice
* give each player two different symbol cards to begin with (so 4 different symbols to be divided among the two players)

So the starting deck is effectively 25 cards instead of 36.

I've found this to give a satisfying game of just the right length for my son.
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Craig Liken
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This sound intereting. With my kids I have tended to just reduce the building piles to 4 or 5 huts and leave the cards as is.
 
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John
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Decreasing the pile of huts is a great way to reduce game size.

You could also try putting some resources apart to make setup somewhat smoother/faster.
After a few two player games you can get an indication of how much resources you roughly use, the rest can simply be put away for times you'll play with more players.
 
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Connor Cranston
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There is also a Stone Age: Junior that is/was released this year.
 
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Enoch Wright
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Khonnor wrote:
There is also a Stone Age: Junior that is/was released this year.


That game looks like garbage though! Nothing like real Stone Age!
 
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enochwright wrote:
Khonnor wrote:
There is also a Stone Age: Junior that is/was released this year.


That game looks like garbage though! Nothing like real Stone Age!



hahaha why so mean? You know the game is meant for kids, right?!
 
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