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is this a good game?
 
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I see it priced at $21.88, which is still an amazing price. Fulfilled by Amazon, so it doesn't appear to be one of the many recent Chinese-based scams.
 
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jwspiker wrote:
is this a good game?

I honestly have no idea, but at just over $23 shipped for a game that's usually around $60, I'm happy to make a blind buy and find out for myself.
 
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jwspiker wrote:
is this a good game?

I honestly have no idea, but at just over $23 shipped for a game that's usually around $60, I'm happy to make a blind buy and find out for myself.


Original MSRP was $80, so this is almost 75% off. I've had this on my wishlist for a long time. Not sure who I'll play this with, but for right around $20, that's the right price to take a chance.
 
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Game is decent. My one complaint that holds me back from playing more often is that the game outstays it's welcome. It feels way too long for what it is.
 
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Well, that changed quickly. It's up to $28 now
 
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I think the game is pretty good if you have the right impressions going in.

1) it's a medium heavy-ish game with a learning curve, so you'll have to invest some time into it before it opens up

2) the game is slower paced. It feels like you're controlling a lumbering, slow steam tank (which fits thematically) as opposed to a super fast, dynamic mech.

3) The game is fiddly in so far as you'll be pushing cubes and cubes and cubes as you allocate and manage your steam (energy) to maneuver your mech.

4) The game comes with a lot of content in terms of mech customization, but it only features 1 battlefield deck (if I'm recalling correctly). The battlefield seems to be where the game would have expanded itself next, but it appears like this is another title that GBG is no longer supporting. So, in short, it's a GBG title and that may or may not turn you off to it.

Even with the above, I think there are some really neat things going for the game, and if you're okay with a slower-paced game, it can be rewarding to manage your mech efficiently. I'd recommend it, especially at this price or under $30 generally.
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With import fees and postage it works out at £37.63 delivered to the United Kingdom. For a game which retails at around £50 here, and the normally eye-wateringly expensive United States international postal rates this is a pretty good deal even for international customers.
 
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Looks like the Amazon price is auto adjusting to find an equilibrium between price and demand. Been rising all day. Booo
 
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