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Ryan Maesen
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Just curious if anyone has anything negitive to say about this game. It sounds like everyone has had possitive experience. Is there a dark side to this game??
 
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Jeff Wood
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One player always loses?
 
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ryanmaesen wrote:
Is there a dark side to this game??

My biggest complaint about this game is that it's easy to make an obvious mistake that costs you the game.

It's almost as if the winner of the game is the one who doesn't make the first mistake.

The good news is that these mistakes usually decrease once the players have played two or three games. But the first time the game is played it's almost inevitable that game-costing blunders will be made.

(If I haven't made it obvious by now, it's my opinion that this game is definitely better after the first few plays.)
 
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Todd Breitenstein
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While I see what you are saying, (and I can't disagree with you) I actually think this is one of the strengths of the game as well. One of the things I really like about Easter Island is that people DO get better at it. Yes, you will make mistakes, but they do happen less often and are often less harmful the more that you play.
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Fantomius wrote:
ryanmaesen wrote:
Is there a dark side to this game??

My biggest complaint about this game is that it's easy to make an obvious mistake that costs you the game.

It's almost as if the winner of the game is the one who doesn't make the first mistake.

The good news is that these mistakes usually decrease once the players have played two or three games. But the first time the game is played it's almost inevitable that game-costing blunders will be made.

(If I haven't made it obvious by now, it's my opinion that this game is definitely better after the first few plays.)
 
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Bernd Caspers
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Cinnibar wrote:
One player always loses?


Fine with me as long as I´m not the one!
 
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Fantomius wrote:
ryanmaesen wrote:
Is there a dark side to this game??

My biggest complaint about this game is that it's easy to make an obvious mistake that costs you the game.

It's almost as if the winner of the game is the one who doesn't make the first mistake.

The good news is that these mistakes usually decrease once the players have played two or three games. But the first time the game is played it's almost inevitable that game-costing blunders will be made.

(If I haven't made it obvious by now, it's my opinion that this game is definitely better after the first few plays.)



This is how any game works, especially abstract ones. Who is going to lose Chess or Go? The one who makes more mistakes or to be more precise, the player who plays worse.

That´s what makes a game a good one, not a bad one!
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Calvin Daniels
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what abstract game isn't better after a few plays?
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