It may not be better in some ways, but Magnum Sal is very good also and in many ways unique and fresh. I mean, worker meeples that actually really have to lie down after having done work, how genius is that! Or being able to pump water into adjacent rooms where other players happen to be mining for salt! Awesome! Finish that off with a really nice take on the gameboard, it being almost like a painting, with the mineshaft physically going 'under' the board. This is a good and game definately worth it's retail price twice over.
This game looks pretty badass. And it would be cool to get a euro that none of my friends have, I'm just not sure if it's worth the price of admission. I've played other worker placement stuff like Agricola and Stone Age and really like them. How does this one stack up against the others? You guys think it's any better than Caylus?