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I read that this is more "streamlined" than keyflower. I worry that equates it to being not as deep of a game.
 
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Two points:

1) "Similar to Keyflower, but with a twist" is pretty appealing to me -- even if it turns out to be slightly less complex. Granted, Keyflower is my favorite game, so YMMV.

2) I find Roll for the Galaxy to be not quite as deep/complex as Race for the Galaxy... but Roll is still a hell of a game, too.
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LunarSoundDesign wrote:
I read that this is more "streamlined" than keyflower. I worry that equates it to being not as deep of a game.
KCL plays a little quicker than Keyflower as there are no keyple generating tiles. But I think you will be at least as involved during game play because of the challenges of connecting the tiles in your borough. I think you worry unnecessarily.
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Rules are available as well, so that would be a great way to judge for yourself...
 
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Richard Breese wrote:
I think you worry unnecessarily.


Yeah, only because we love Keyflower and don't want a simplified version.
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LunarSoundDesign wrote:
Richard Breese wrote:
I think you worry unnecessarily.


Yeah, only because we love Keyflower and don't want a simplified version.


Then just play Keyflower. This is a different game.

If you like Keyflower then why do you care if this is a "simplified" version? Do you want another Keyflower?
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Legend5555 wrote:
LunarSoundDesign wrote:
Richard Breese wrote:
I think you worry unnecessarily.


Yeah, only because we love Keyflower and don't want a simplified version.


Then just play Keyflower. This is a different game.

If you like Keyflower then why do you care if this is a "simplified" version? Do you want another Keyflower?

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Legend5555 wrote:
LunarSoundDesign wrote:
Richard Breese wrote:
I think you worry unnecessarily.


Yeah, only because we love Keyflower and don't want a simplified version.


Then just play Keyflower. This is a different game.

If you like Keyflower then why do you care if this is a "simplified" version? Do you want another Keyflower?


I was asking Richard, I trust his designs. If this feels different than it might be worth owning as well. For now only people who have played it can really answer this question
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LunarSoundDesign wrote:


I was asking Richard.


The little envelope below his username sends messages directly to him so you don't have to talk to other people if you have no interest in doing so!
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scifiantihero wrote:
LunarSoundDesign wrote:


I was asking Richard.


The little envelope below his username sends messages directly to him so you don't have to talk to other people if you have no interest in doing so!


On the other hand, I'm glad he asked so I didn't need to send a message aswell. Great stuff this forum thing.
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I understand the worry about streamlining, even if I don't generally have it. I just don't think streamlined necessarily means simpler or shallow.

Go seems pretty darn streamlined, but I don't think anyone could claim it wasn't a deep game.

Only one way to find out about this game in particular though: play it!
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dodenstass wrote:
scifiantihero wrote:
LunarSoundDesign wrote:


I was asking Richard.


The little envelope below his username sends messages directly to him so you don't have to talk to other people if you have no interest in doing so!


On the other hand, I'm glad he asked so I didn't need to send a message aswell. Great stuff this forum thing.


Exactly this question was also for anyone else that is curious how it compares to Keyflower.
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LunarSoundDesign wrote:
dodenstass wrote:
scifiantihero wrote:
LunarSoundDesign wrote:


I was asking Richard.


The little envelope below his username sends messages directly to him so you don't have to talk to other people if you have no interest in doing so!


On the other hand, I'm glad he asked so I didn't need to send a message aswell. Great stuff this forum thing.


Exactly this question was also for anyone else that is curious how it compares to Keyflower.


I guess what I found confusing by your OP and "love Keyflower" comment is whether you wanted "another" Keyflower. If this was a "lighter" Keyflower, then you didn't seem interested. But if it was similar to Keyflower and just as "deep." Then why would you get that either? So what exactly did you want?

Plus, a simplified version of Keyflower would no longer be Keyflower.
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nbread wrote:
Two points:

1) "Similar to Keyflower, but with a twist" is pretty appealing to me -- even if it turns out to be slightly less complex. Granted, Keyflower is my favorite game, so YMMV.

2) I find Roll for the Galaxy to be not quite as deep/complex as Race for the Galaxy... but Roll is still a hell of a game, too.


What's the twist? :o
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