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Year Published
1999
# of Players
3 − 8
User Suggested # of Players
(Not best with any number)
Recommended with 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 players
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Mfg Suggested Ages
12 and up
Playing Time
45 minutes
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Language Dependence
Moderate in-game text - needs crib sheet or paste ups
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Reimplements
Primary Name
Die Erben von Hoax
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This is a reworking of an older Eon game known simply as Hoax. The new additions include a new character as well as a point system to replace the all-or-nothing nature of accusations. The basic idea is to pretend to be somebody you are not while working towards the goal of figuring out who other people are. Each player is assigned one of seven different characters -- each with its own unique abilities -- but can pretend to be any character and use its corresponding powers. Abilities are used to acquire three different types of goods, which can be spent to get clues to opponents' identities. If the majority of the other players think you're pretending to be a character that you're not, you must either admit that you are not that character (and permanently lose the use of its power), or reveal that you are and win the game.

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You'll find this microbadge http://files.boardgamegeek.com/images/microbadges/erbenvonhoax.gif (The crown) at http://www.boardgamegeek.com/browse/microbadge/2570.

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Die Erben von Hoax
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Spielzeit first edition
Publisher: Spielzeit!
Artist: Georg von Westphalen
Year: 1999
Product Code: 001
Size: 6.30 x 4.53 x 1.85 inches
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2 Player Cards
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English
2013-08-16
10 HoaxSummary.pdf
Full color English translation of summary/score card
2003-04-21
6 Die Erben von Hoax Resum.doc
Easy reading rules
2002-11-08
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English Rules Translation
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Statistics
Board Game Rank: 6007
Num Ratings: 114
Average Rating: 6.04
Standard Deviation: 1.68
Num Views: 14722
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Avg. Game Weight: 2.2
Fans: 3
Personal Comments: 39
Users Owning: 219
Users Wanting: 11
Users Trading: 20 [find trade matches]
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Total Plays: 83
Plays This Month: 0
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