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Subject: Is this a must for a Fire & Axe owner???? rss

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The all-seeing, all-knowing, all-trollin' Mike Hutton
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I own F&Axe and enjoy it alot.....it seems to capture the feel of sailing, raiding, pillaging.....my question is, how does Vikings stack up to F&A?

Which one is THE Viking game???
 
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Larry Rice
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Vikings is an interesting game, but doesn't come close to matching Fire and Axe as far as mixing theme and game play. If you want a game that makes you think Viking, this isn't the game you are looking for...
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John Farrell
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Vikings doesn't capture any of those feels. It's just a good game for other reasons.
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Daniel Corban
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Have you read anything about Vikings? The games aren't even remotely similar.

To be more specific, Fire & Axe could be themed around a few things, but it would always have the same Viking feel. Vikings, on the other hand, could have the theme changed to almost anything, it is so generic.
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The all-seeing, all-knowing, all-trollin' Mike Hutton
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pretty much what I felt about this game.....it reminds me alot of a zooloretto or something like that, in it is only viking in theme only.....thanks, think i will pass then as I think I have other games that would be too similar

 
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Bryan Maxwell
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I'll echo what the others have said here: these are two totally different games. Vikings is a terrific game, but there is no raping or pillaging at all. I'd call it a textbook eurogame. Fire & Axe is definitely more about vikings, sailing and raiding.
 
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F@A has a real Viking feel and even though I wanted to get Vikings, I doubt that I now will. Better the devil you know (and in this case enjoy)
 
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