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James Boutilier
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is it engaging, replayable, solid on it's own?
worth buying Just for the Solo Mode?

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Ernst Juergen Ridder
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In the solo mode you first have to play a game; try to get a good score. In following games you have to beat your own highscore. If your previous score was a good one, that's a hard task. My results up to now: 59, 59, 46. So I lost both of the following games. I don't know, if "59" is a good score in solo play, but it seems hard to beat for me. Imo the solo mode is "engaging, replayable and solid". And: it doesn't need too much time.

In a solo game you have 16 turns with 4 actions each. In a two player game you have 24 turns with 4 actions each. In more turns you may generate more points (our results up to now are 92:90).
 
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Der Malte
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I Think 59 is a very good score. Most time, my score was under 50. And YES, I like the solo game!
 
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Anders Pedersen
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Solo mode feels a lot like a puzzle.
Not sure I would call it engaging, but it can be fun to take out once in a while and try to "solve".
My current high score is 90 points.
 
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I've really enjoyed solo play as well. It's really easy to complete 2 or games in one sitting. My last 2 games solo were 60 and 78, both my highest scores in solo!
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Russell Corbally
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Had fun in my first solo attempt... clearly I suck hehe.... scored only 24 (I moved all my folks onto one island at the end forgetting I would lose control of my other islands.
Fun and quick

Luckily I should be victorious next game (beating that score).

Edit - okay... smarter play, scored 79 (and should have been 83 except for a second to last turn flub).
 
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