A fan of new Knizia games
David, Donna, Doug
A very strange game of Ra with extremely long first and second epochs, where Doug pulled out a handy lead (picking up 18 and 9) while Donna and David didn't move far at all. However, both Donna and David were in on the monuments (Donna with lots of different types, David with strong sets of them) and Doug was very weak sun-wise going into round three.
With the length of the opening two epochs, round three was always going to be short. Doug made gaff of the year by purchasing a much needed Civilization tile, not seeing the Civilization "killer" tile right along side it. That was his only purchase, as Donna and David closed right up with their buying power - Donna via weight of sun tiles, David via cunning purchases. The third epoch ended very quickly, with Doug paying David the sun bonus.
Donna: 53 (holding the 13 tile)
First tie I have seen in this game - we didn't even realise there was a tie breaker rule until we checked. Doug's rating: 9