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Anker The m80 Hobbit
Denmark
Aalborg
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10
Apr 2013
Great fun and will always be.

Nice the way you can turn the level of the
challenges up and down in different ways.

If you love the police theme, it is a
must buy
2013-04-06
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Firefly 4ever
United States
Minnesota
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10
Jan 2014
My No. 1 Cooperative game because it has the Dirty Cop and it plays faster than my other favorite, Battlestar Galactica.
The game mechanics are top notch on this one and fits the theme so well. Now I just need an expansion with some more emergency Cards - and character profiles!
2013-05-02
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Common Man Games
United States
Denver
Colorado
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10
Apr 2016
Of course you might say that I'm a tad bit biased, but I have always loved Police Precinct, and now that it's out in App form, I play it all the time with others and solo. I like to boost the challenge up to where it's almost impossible to win. This is the case at the "Chief" level in the app. As of this writing, I have tried to beat it 32 times. All I can say is.... "Someday!"
2016-04-27
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David S
United States
Seattle
Washington
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10
Apr 2014
Very fun and intensely thematic. I really enjoy playing this game!
2014-04-01
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Aron Yert
United States
Cedar Rapids
Iowa
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10
Sep 2015
10-18-14: I only played it once (at the 2014 Dice Tower Convention) but it was probably the greatest time I've ever had playing a co-op. You really had to work together as a team, there was a lot of interaction even when it wasn't your turn, and I'm sure the "dirty cop" element would make it even better. Would definitely play this one again. If it wasn't so hard to find right now I'd probably already own it.

7-11-15: Strike that. The best actual game experience I ever had with a co-op was our second game of PP at BGG.Con 2014, which we played with The Chief, who completed our 11th hour comeback win by making the clinching arrest of the suspects.

9-8-15: Even though we Kickstarted the latest and greatest version, 2nd edition copies started appearing online so I snagged one. We played it again for the first time in a while, but first I had to do some shopping at local toy stores to pick up some police car toys to play game with, and realized this must be what it's like for people who really, really love playing Arkham Horror. Doing the game master function for the first time was exhausting, but exhilarating. I can't wait to play it again. Now that we own a copy, I'm finally bumping it to a '10'.

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2015-09-08
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Matt Highfill
United States
Boston
MA
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10
Jul 2015
This might beat out Freedom: The Underground Railroad for the most thematic cooperative game I've played. Police Precinct is OOZING with theme! You feel like a cop, which makes the gameplay tense and meaningful. I can't really think of any flaws right now, and for that matter, any reason why this shouldn't be a 10. I would speculate that "alpha-gamer syndrome" would not be as big of a problem in the game, because there is so much going on, and no clear "best" way to handle it. I don't see the game as a puzzle like Pandemic; rather, it's more like you are starring in a cop movie. Maybe the worst thing about this game is setup/takedown time? I'm not sure, and that's fairly petty to fault it for that. I have to mention that the production is phenomenal. I think you could swat (and kill) a bat with the rulebook. It's not an easy game, which is a plus. Several coop games have failed to make the cut in our household because they don't provide enough tension. Everything just works so well, and it doesn't get stagnant at all, so I'm sort of wondering what's up with all of the expansions. More plays will ascertain the need, if there is one, I'm sure. Nevertheless, a MUST HAVE coop!
2015-07-31
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Chris schafer
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9.6
Sep 2014
cool coo-op game. really fun.
2014-02-26
Joanna Griebel
United States
Los Angeles
CA
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9.5
Jan 2014
Awesome game, love cop dramas, plays out just like one. Only issue - graphic design of board, components, cards, rulebook etc are not at a professional level. Needs to be visually revamped and the game would be a solid 10. I'm a thematic gamer and visuals DO impact the feel of the game. Still think this game is awesome despite visual shortcomings... But yeah, COULD be a ten...

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2015-04-11
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Jarryd Kresst
Australia
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9.5
Apr 2016
Excellent game, love the theme and can be very intense.
2016-04-20
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Sam London
United States
Pacifica
CA
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9.25
Jan 2014
Another example of a theme I have been begging for in games for the better part of a decade. This game tells a story like few others can. The most recent play of it I had myself and my two friends were each separately taken out of commission by a belligerence drunk at a bar. The third attempt we even had air support. While this drunk was kicking the snot out of us a guy with a bomb was holding up the bank. That I remember this well enough to share it here is the highest note of praise I can give any game.
2014-01-03
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Rainer Ahlfors
United States
Provo
Utah
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9.25
May 2014
Fantastic co-operative game! I really like how there's mild to severe panic the entire game as the players scramble to allocate resources and manage crises in order to keep crime under control while investigating the murder. Great game, lots of fun. The Mad Men promo cards can make the game really difficult.

I gave this away in the Pay it Forward First chain of generosity.
2016-01-19
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Rainer Ahlfors
United States
Provo
Utah
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9.25
Jan 2016
Fantastic co-operative game! I really like how there's mild to severe panic the entire game as the players scramble to allocate resources and manage crises in order to keep crime under control while investigating the murder. Great game, lots of fun. The Mad Men promo cards can make the game really difficult.
2016-01-19
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Nancy Hutchins
United States
Harvard
Illinois
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Jun 2013
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2013-12-02
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Dave Kudzma
United States
Millsboro
Delaware
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9
Jul 2015
There was a time when I said "No More Coops, I have too many", then they started making coops like this.

Police Precinct, in many ways, reminds me of Arkham Horror. Random events or challenges pop up to be dealt with, some with a built in timer imposing negative consequences unless addressed. In fact, the game makes you plan well, coordinate well, and be proactive at all times.

Tension is high throughout, players are always engaged, and certainly the theme rises above what seems like a boring old cop game.

I own the 2nd edition, whose production values are second to none. If you're a coop lover, definitely look into this game.
2015-06-10
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David Anderson
United States
seattle
Washington
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9
Sep 2015
My Dad was a Sheriff. I remember going on ride-alongs with him as a kid. I was immediately drawn into this game. The theme is thick.

The game offers a lot of decisions. Do you take down the street gangs, clear a traffic accident, investigate a murder and more. You only have a limited time to get it done. A great co-op game with a cop theme. My rating will probably go up.
2015-09-09
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Steve H
United States
Lansing
Illinois
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9
Apr 2013
There were obvious cues from other games, most notable to me was Battlestar with the loyalty cards and the bluffing. But the game was genuinely fun to play. I may be biased, having degrees in Criminal Justice and a background related to police work, but this was a great game. I am looking forward to being able to play it again and may even buy a copy for myself!
2013-01-23
Keith Malkowski
United States
Milwaukee
Wisconsin
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9
Mar 2016
I'm very happy to now have the second edition. My first edition has been donated to my local police department.
2016-03-15
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Sylvain Gauthier
Canada
Ottawa
Ontario
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9
Mar 2013
Excellent coop game resulting in 8 plays.
3 wins & 5 losts.
It's pretty hard & always tight, which is for me, a good thing.
2013-03-24
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David Holbrook
United States
Murfreesboro
Tennessee
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9
Mar 2013
Tied with Consulting Detective for my favorite coop game of all time. However it scratches a totally different itch. I really love the option to play with dirty cops. The traitor element makes this already great game amazing.
2013-04-26
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Nick
United States
Denver
Colorado
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9
Mar 2013
Oozes theme and makes you really feel like your fighting crime! Some clarifications could be used in the rules but, if you just house a few of them then your all good!
2013-03-20
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Jeffery Schwark
United States
Manitowoc
Wisconsin
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9
Apr 2014
A great coop game with an engaging theme. The gameplay brings to mind Arkham Horror but is not as long or complicated. The production values are not as good as they could be though.
2014-04-06
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Amazing Ant
Austria
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9
Jun 2014
Love it! Good theme! We win this too often. We add new features... Batman & Joker. Funny!
2014-06-15
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William Segletes
United States
California
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9
May 2015
So much fun. Great theme. Really feel like I'm balancing answering police calls and handling an investigation.
2015-05-30
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Barry Katz
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9
Apr 2016
Excellent game. It works very well solitaire playing 2 officers. The AI is developed through the randomization of the cards, along with rules for having to address urgent emergencies before others. The game is very thematic and has a constant feel of tension.
2016-04-23
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Jonathan Tang
United States
Portland
Oregon
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8.5
Apr 2013
Definitely one of the more intriguing co-ops of the year. Players have to balance between solving a murder, arresting thugs and responding to emergencies -- in a very thematic setting. If you were a fan of the Police Quest games, this is probably as close as its going to get.

The components and artwork were brilliant. The only niggle I had was that once we left the police station, we never made our way back. There are just too many emergencies every turn to be able to do it. It would have been nice to have a breather once in a while.
2013-04-13
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Demis den Boer
Netherlands
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8.5
Feb 2015
Attractive cooperative game; thematically very strong: you really feel yourself a police officer who tries to keep crime on the streets under control; solving the murder is a bit more abstract; plays smoothly; offers many possibilities in order to influence difficulty
2014-05-07
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Denny Lau
United States
Shelby Twp.
Michigan
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Sep 2013
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2015-05-24
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Scott Waldie
United States
Methuen
Massachusetts
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8.5
Aug 2015
Very entertaining co-op with a possible traitor 'Dirty Cop' element you can mix in for variety, I was a little reluctant to check this out because I found the artwork a little bland, but this 2nd edition is solid, the art is kind of cool in its own cheesy way and the mechanics are really fun and thematic, even if the game takes a pretty stereotypical view of the police. Hoping for an expansion somewhere down the line, with more Emergencies, gangs, characters, etc.
2015-08-09
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carlos Gonzalez Diaz-Bustamante
Spain
Santander
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8.5
Jan 2016
Juego al que llevaba siguiendo mucho tiempo y que nunca me decidi a comprar de importación por la barrera del idioma y las complicaciones de aduanas al pedir a EEUU. al fin una tienda española se decidio a traer una importación y ni lo dude. Me encanta la temática de un grupo de policías que mientras realizan su trabajo cotidiano, pandilleros, robos, trafico...... tienen que tratar de resolver un asesinato. Como cooperativo me gusta mucho. aun no le he probado con la variante de policía corrupto
2016-01-31
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Mark Sautman
United States
Evans
Georgia
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8
Jan 2013
Nice looking coop game. Every aspect of the game is well suited to the theme. Game mechanics are simple. Lots of flexibility to adjust difficulty. The typos on the board and cards are annoying though. If anything, rating may improve with more plays - have not tried dirty cop yet either.
2013-01-21
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Kirk Bauer
United States
Smyrna
Georgia
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Jan 2013
I was one of the lucky ones to pick up my Kickstarter copy at Atlanta Game Fest. I played the game and it was a blast: it seemed easy at first, but we ended up barely winning with 4 players, and no dirty cop. Think of it as Arkham Horror but simpler with a different theme, or Pandemic where the theme actually matches gameplay, etc.
2013-01-07
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David Ells
United States
Baltimore
Maryland
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Sick with hatred, sick with pain, / Strangling -- When shall we be slain? // When shall I be dead and rid / Of the wrong my father did? / How long, how long, till spade and hearse / Puts to sleep my mother's curse?
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Oct 2012
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2012-10-07
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Jake Staines
United Kingdom
Grantham
Lincolnshire
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Sep 2014
Kickstarted
A cleaner, quicker game with a similar thematic-adventure feel to Arkham Horror... but easier to get people to play.
2013-11-07
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Dan Kobayashi
United States
Irvine
California
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Mar 2013
Really good coop game, but also very difficult to win. Dirty cop mode is cool but it makes already difficult game even more difficult. Great theme, ok components, sub-par rule book.
2013-07-23
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David Turner
United States
Dallas
Texas
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Jan 2013
Are you sure Cthulu is not invoved in this game? Everyone in the town has gone insane.
2013-02-11
Gabriel Lim
New Zealand
Tauranga
Bay of Plenty
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Jan 2016
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2013-01-23
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Jason
United Kingdom
Norwich
Norfolk
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8
Jan 2014
Just really enjoying this the more I play it. Initially the graphic design put me off a little, but the slightly comical aspect of the design soon gives way to a really fun co-op. Has worked really well as a gateway game, as the theme is so immediate.
2014-06-08
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Brian A
United States
Indianapolis
Indiana
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Mar 2013
2013- A well themed co-op with interesting mechanics. Quite a challenge.
2013-03-02
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Robert Houle
United States
San Diego
California
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Feb 2013
Upgraded components and fun co-op for my group.
2013-02-06
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Grant Massey
United States
Scottsdale
Arizona
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Feb 2013
1-6 Players
2014-02-27
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Glen Oberhauser
United States
Golden
Colorado
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Mar 2013
Family friendly co-op with a terrific traitor option.
2013-03-13
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Daniel Lugo
United States
Ridgecrest
California
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2013-08-23
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James Megee
United States
Edgewater Park
New Jersey
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May 2013
Fun Game!!
2016-02-10
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Jenny
Germany
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Nov 2013
High rating from me because of the cooperative game mechanic which I love so much. Good theme!
2013-11-10
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Manary Corte
Brazil
São Paulo
São Paulo
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8
Aug 2013
Great cooperative game. Very hard to beat and very thematic! I recommend!
2013-08-09
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Richard Mandeville
United Kingdom
Lincoln
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Mar 2016
Very difficult. Once things get out of hand by bad luck or not being able to get to a crime spot quickly enough, you're on the way down. There seem to be too many blank cards in the investigation stacks, but a couple can be removed to get a better balance. After a second play it is clear that while you do need some luck (where the evidence is for example) it is quite well balanced. Second edition has smoothed out the rules and was a very good purchase.
2016-03-28
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fiorenzo sartore
Italy
torino
italy
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Feb 2015
excellent co op game
2013-05-21
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Paul Powell
United States
Portland
Oregon
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8
Jul 2014
I like this game quite a bit, but the typos are a bit annoying, and the fact that they didn't know their west from their east is REALLY annoying.

If you can overlook that, though, the gameplay is great! You're really struggling to keep the city's crime in-check, while investigating the murder. Quite a thrilling game.
2014-07-09
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Chris Parks
United States
Greenville
South Carolina
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Apr 2015
The game is okay. When I play, it's fun to draw the different events & see what kind of craziness can happen next. However, whenever I resolve an event or receive something I need for the murder crime, It doesn't excite me.

I don't feel as if I'm making progress, especially in regards to the event cards. I think to myself, "Well, I finished this event but another will probably come at the end of my turn & replace that one!"

To be fair, I have only played the solo version of this game, which includes myself & One extra character I also get to play. Perhaps with more players the game will be more fun & appealing to me, but as of right now, it's just okay.
2013-12-08
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Ju Lin
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Oct 2013
You really feel like a team of police officer while playing this game. It is not an easy game and every time I play with new players we always lose the first one and let the crime rate go sky high!

The big down side of this game is the production quality. The fonts are hard to read and it's hard to see where things go where when you need to find it.
There are several typos too and tokens being single sided is extremely annoying.

But still a great game!
2013-12-23
Owned
For Trade

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