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Both of them look so interesting...

Which would be more fun with 2 players?
 
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I've played both with just 2, and I'd pick Macao. Reef Encounter with 2 was just too open and too easy to avoid confrontation, and eventually got sold. Macao is still going strong, in large part due to the variety of cards in the deck, which ensures every game is different.
 
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I have both and personally and of the two, I like Macao better , especially for two players. (I really like Stefan Feld games though). Speaking of that, I would check out his newest game The Castles of Burgundy, It is quite interesting and plays very well with two players. It is less punishing than Macao.
 
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cayluster wrote:
I've played both with just 2, and I'd pick Macao. Reef Encounter with 2 was just too open and too easy to avoid confrontation, and eventually got sold. Macao is still going strong, in large part due to the variety of cards in the deck, which ensures every game is different.


Do you have any recommendations for other 2 player games that you like?
 
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Where are you buying Macao at? I can't find it anywhere
 
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Where are you buying Macao at? I can't find it anywhere


I think they have it a local shop I'm going to tomorrow. I actually just bought Kingsburg and Hive there, but I'm thinking those games aren't for me and my gaming group that consists of one other person.

So I'm trying to decide what games ARE for us. I'm getting Thunderstone and something else. I really like the look of Reef Encounter and I've heard it's fun with two players, but now I'm hearing different things.
 
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Neutral Fleet Fox wrote:
cayluster wrote:
I've played both with just 2, and I'd pick Macao. Reef Encounter with 2 was just too open and too easy to avoid confrontation, and eventually got sold. Macao is still going strong, in large part due to the variety of cards in the deck, which ensures every game is different.


Do you have any recommendations for other 2 player games that you like?


Sorry for the later reply. You should look at my collection - since most of my gaming is 2 player, anything I've rated highly is very good with 2 imo. My current favorites are Earth Reborn, Roll through the Ages, and Glen More. If you like card games, Haggis is a must-have for 2.
 
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