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Christian Andersen
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I just wanted to post this extremely beautiful wood-crafted boardgame of Settles of Catan and hear what you though about it;

http://kotaku.com/5845003/the-most-beautiful-settlers-of-cat...

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Wow, that's gorgeous! Thanks for sharing the link.

I like the comments; whenever I play the game with friends we have the same mix-ups trying to figure out what people are offering and what they want.
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It is beautiful.

But I'd rather see colors than symbols. It seems like it might be hard to read clearly.
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It looks like he is kickstartering it for those that are interested in getting their own copy. (and yes, I think I just made up the word kickstartering)
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dsant wrote:
It looks like he is kickstartering it for those that are interested in getting their own copy. (and yes, I think I just made up the word kickstartering)


The cease & desist is probably already in the mail.
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to much work for something that is so hard to tell apart, give me colors and simplicity! But nice job, way to much work for me though
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I like the comments; whenever I play the game with friends we have the same mix-ups trying to figure out what people are offering and what they want.

When I say "I'll trade you X for Y", it means that I have X and will trade it to you for Y. Seems simple enough, but people still ask for clarification. shake
 
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Our mantra around the trading post is "I have X, Looking for Y" - that seems to clear up most of those problems.

But to get back on track - It is a beautiful board, the real question is how functional it is. I had a hard time figuring out what resource was which.

my 2c.

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I'm not associated in any way with the creator or his project, but I did notice on his blog that he heard feedback about color coding and tried it with a colored wood stain.



He preferred the regular wood look, but figured I would comment since I saw a few people raise that issue.
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This has anything to do with this?:
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250898...
 
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BagelManB wrote:
dsant wrote:
It looks like he is kickstartering it for those that are interested in getting their own copy. (and yes, I think I just made up the word kickstartering)


The cease & desist is probably already in the mail.


Why? It doesn't look like he copied any trademarked images.
 
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Hm. I have to say that I don't find this board beautiful at all. I can appreciate the craftsmanship, but it definitely doesn't appeal to me on an aesthetic level.

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The "colored" version shown above makes things much more interesting to me.

deedob wrote:


No.

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kjamma4 wrote:
BagelManB wrote:
dsant wrote:
It looks like he is kickstartering it for those that are interested in getting their own copy. (and yes, I think I just made up the word kickstartering)


The cease & desist is probably already in the mail.


Why? It doesn't look like he copied any trademarked images.


Like that ever stopped a lawyer.
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wow...thats really beautiful.
 
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That is a REALLY expensive board...
 
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SommerMatt wrote:
Hm. I have to say that I don't find this board beautiful at all. I can appreciate the craftsmanship, but it definitely doesn't appeal to me on an aesthetic level.

EDIT:

The "colored" version shown above makes things much more interesting to me.

deedob wrote:


No.

Absolutely agree, Appreciate the craftsmanship not very appealing
 
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Wow, that is gorgeous, shame I can't stand that game.
 
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Just found this thread. Thanks for giving me the link back in the day! (Also, for the other commenters, I never did get a C&D.
 
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BagelManB wrote:
dsant wrote:
It looks like he is kickstartering it for those that are interested in getting their own copy. (and yes, I think I just made up the word kickstartering)


The cease & desist is probably already in the mail.


If I remember correctly this requires the game to play it.
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SommerMatt wrote:
Hm. I have to say that I don't find this board beautiful at all. I can appreciate the craftsmanship, but it definitely doesn't appeal to me on an aesthetic level.


+1
 
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frumpish wrote:
BagelManB wrote:
dsant wrote:
It looks like he is kickstartering it for those that are interested in getting their own copy. (and yes, I think I just made up the word kickstartering)


The cease & desist is probably already in the mail.


If I remember correctly this requires the game to play it.


You are correct. Its just a board. No cards or pieces.
 
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