Gerrit Geens
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I finally received by own copy today and it looks even prettier than I'd expected from the pictures on the web.
There's just a small 'issue' with some of my cards but I'm not sure how much of a common or even 'real' issue this is (hence this thread). The back side of a number of cards is slightly 'different' from the majority by having some imperfections in the print and it's just enough to make them stand out a little. I assume that this probably won't be an issue with the unit cards since there are quite a lot of them but sadly 1 of the 12 treasure cards is quite easily (for me...) recognizable. Could anyone who has played the game let me know if this would impact play (="knowing some particular treasure lies on top of a city stack")?

Please note that I haven't played yet and I probably won't be learning to play in the next couple of days since my yearly vacation is approaching and work first needs to get done...
Also note that I realize that I could print out some new backsides and just sleeve the 12 treasure cards but before I start doing that I'd like to know if this 'recognizability' could be an issue or not.
 
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Jonathan Ramundi
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Knowing what card is coming up next in a stack will always impact a card game to a degree, in my opinion.

The best solution is probably, as you've already mentioned, buying card sleeves with an opaque back.
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What Jonathan said. And yes for this game specifically. Knowing that the middle city had the Poseidon reward card (for example) on top would definitely impact which city I play my units in.
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