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To what extent are the components of this game language-dependent?

Does it come with an English ruleset? Do cards have German text?
 
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Can't confirm whether you get English rules, but the gene cards do have text on... good thing is, there are only a few cards used in a game, and they are all public, so you can have a crib sheet, and discuss what the cards mean. They're pretty easy anyway.
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In this photo, the cards have English text. Are these customized?

 
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I'm pretty sure this is the case:

The box includes two sets of cards: English and German.

But the rules in the box are only in German.

English rules are readily available, however.


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LankyEngineer wrote:
In this photo, the cards have English text. Are these customized?


No, I think those are English cards... Unfortunately I'm working from memory, since I don't own the game.

Actually I've a feeling that the game might come with English cards as well... it's definitely billed as a bi-lingual version on the publishers website...

http://doris-frank.de/GamesUrland.html

Sorry I can't be more definite.
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I own the game and confirm it comes with two sets of cards, in German and English. It does not include English rules, but you can download them.
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Thanks for the comments everyone!
 
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I have the game, purchased in the U.S. (maybe six years ago). There are indeed two sets of gene cards, one in German and one in English. The rules summary/player-aid cards were bilingual with German on one side and English on the other. My box actually has two sets of rules, the German and the English. A separate errata sheet was also included for a few mistranslations in the English ruleset that came in the box. Everything made sense. I didn't even have to go on the web to look up anything.
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A separate errata sheet was also included for a few mistranslations in the English ruleset that came in the box.

I don't have that. Is there any important rule mistranslated? Anything on the card descriptions?
 
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No important mistranslations, just clarifications such as: (1) Gene actions can be used more than once like normal actions in a turn. (2) Examples to clarify the difference between co-existence and competition scoring. You probably didn't miss anything.
 
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Actually, last time I played, there was a slight doubt on gene actions being used more than once, but we ruled it correctly. Thanks!
 
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