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Fabio Binder
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Hi,

I will play with a friend that loves Risk and doesn´t know modern games. Another friend that loves modern games will play also, so that makes 3 players. We will have about 2h30min.

So, my question is: from my collection which game(s) should I choose?

Thanks!
 
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Thad Hobson
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Check out Shogun. It's one ofthe highest ranked Area Control games. It has something of a Risk feel but is much, much deeper and satisfying. It's not a dice fest either. Battles are resolved quickly.
 
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Guy Steuperaert
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So far i tried nexus ops with several risk lovers.
Its a bit more rules but all so far liked it.
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Jay Volk
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I read 'risk lover' and immediately thought 'Can't Stop'

Different kind of risk, I suppose.
 
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Michele Esmanech
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A good, heavier alternative to Risk is Dust.

I haven't played it, but I hear/read it is quite a fun game.

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Markus Hagenauer jr.
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I´d give Fairy Tale a try. It´s not like Risk, but fast and has a lot of interaction. So it might work, and otherwise you only lost 20 min.
 
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if he likes risk then try smallworld.


this is my guess, even if i dont really like small world.

 
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Rolf Van Ishem
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Forget Risk, go with Dust or Conquest for the Empires!!
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Liam
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From your collection if you want to give him a Riskishish game:
Star Wars: The Queen's Gambit or Small World.]

But instead id blow his mind and play
Pandemic.

If you were to buy:

I very strongly recommend Dust, especially for people who are looking for a Risk ++ style game.

It's worth looking at Risk 2210 A.D. and also Cyclades as options but Dust for me is spot on.

Here's my review of Dust:
http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/559595/thoughts-on-dust

Additionally here are the rules:
http://www.fantasyflightgames.com/edge_minisite_sec.asp?eidm...

(Copy and pasted from another thread sorry to repeat.)
 
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