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John Reynolds
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I know there was a previous thread on this, but I'm curious on how people feel about the game now. Is it worth grabbing for just 2 players?
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Arlyn Janssen
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JohnnyR wrote:
I know there was a previous thread on this, but I'm curious on how people feel about the game now. Is it worth grabbing for just 2 players?


I personally would pass on it if it was meant to be 2p-only. The map is really loose, the cowardly/brave decision is mathematical more often than not, and getting what you need just seems altogether too easy.

However, the 2p experience is somehow better than it should be, if that makes sense. Even with the above critiques, I found it to be actually playable with 2p, while being doubtful it would be so. There are so many great 2p games out there that I doubt this will ever be my first choice, but playing 2p wasn't a wholly miserable experience.

In sum, it's fine to try 2p if you have it for another reason, but if you don't have other reasons, look elsewhere for a strong 2p experience.
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Michael W.
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Hello,

I've played 17 2player games and 3-4 with 4 players.
We think that it's very much fun with only 2 players. We like strategic games and with only 2 players you can really plan for your turn because you only have to struggle with one player. In 3 (especially 4) player games it's more random or chaotic what you can do and what is going to happen in a turn. It can also be more frustrating with more players.

I would say if you like a strategic game in which you can plan your turn
go for 2players. If you don't like to play a serious game in which everything can go wrong than you play with 4 players.
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Jeremy Avery
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If you like cut-throat games, then 2p is absolutely fantastic.

With only one other player, understanding what they are trying to do and then taking it away from them (or avoiding the conflict with smart "bewitched" role selection) and racing for valuable spots - well, it all becomes quite a mind-game. With more players it is a fun, tense romp. With 2p it is a calculating, sigh-with-relief-when-your-plan-works kind of game.
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Alex Kendrick
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I think it works great with 2. Worth getting!
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Agreed, deeper with 2 since you can actually try to predict your opponent's decisions, which isn't really feasible with more.
 
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