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Finally got to try Puerto Rico with pie rule for role selection with more than 2 people.

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I was able to try a 3 player game with a variant of the pie rule for role selection, and also turn order.

It went well for the most part. Still will need to try more. See prior blog posts for more info on this ongoing project for applying a version of the pie rule to more than two players.

Concerns out of it that may need to be look into is maybe too much money is getting into the game, due to delays in getting plantations producing, means there is some cash floating about before production begins. Also, there is a concern about play taking longer. The former with money can be tweaked. The second though stems from players being able to rig turn order. Greater concern than the 3 player game is the two player version. Still, I will need to keep an eye on it.

What I will be looking at for two player version is to have the governor player select 6 roles, then slot them in turn order, and then divide into two piles, with the Governor marker placed into either of the two piles. The other player then selects the pile. My hope is that it will shorten game length from prior attempts I was doing, while still providing interesting decision making. I am basing this on an idea peakhope had in this thread, with the idea of varying the turn order some:
http://boardgamegeek.com/blogpost/10485/and-playtesting-of-t...

Well, here's hoping it works well. It goes well, I will look to reuse it for an original design.
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