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Spain
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6.5
Sep 2015
3-5
2015-09-03
Randall Hunt
United States
Loveland
Colorado
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8
Aug 2015
Best with 4P. How can you not like this?
2015-08-27
Owned
Alex Singh
United States
Moreno Valley
CA
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8
Apr 2015
It's mine now!
2015-08-20
Owned
Tyler DeLisle
United States
Dallas
Texas
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6.75
Aug 2015
Fun, little more options and and trade-off's than Camel Up, somehow lacked the swinginess and excitement also though.
2015-08-10
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Robert Aube
Canada
Ste-Julie
Quebec
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7.5
Aug 2015
Belle simplicité pour un jeu d'investissement. Une petite part de chance, mais rien pour ruiner la partie. Beau matériel et tout est très logique. Bien mieux que je m'attendais.
2015-08-08
Rich Charters
United States
Chandler
Arizona
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8
May 2015
Fun gambling game. Bet on the boat you think will come in. Roll dice to move the boats. Simple, quick, and fun.
2015-07-24
Mandy Heiser
United States
San Rafael
California
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8
Jul 2015
Neat little betting game. Sufficiently captures the fun and inherent drama in gambling, I think. Great production quality, too. The bits really add to the fun.

It is kind of lame that being the harbor master is SO key in the early game. As it's the only way to buy extra crucial extra shares, I wouldn't be surprised if the winner was generally determined really early on only nobody knows who it is because of the closed shares you start with.

Still, even knowing that this is a game I will happily play any time. It's one of the few games where there's an obvious winning strategy and it doesn't really impact the fun.
2015-07-20
Owned
Els
Belgium
Welle
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8
Jul 2015
Vanaf min. 3 spelers, heel leuk met 4
2015-07-19
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Peter B
United States
North Carolina
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8
Oct 2012
A simple racing game where you are betting on the outcomes of a boat race. It has some randomness based on dice rolls but you can mitigate this somewhat. After only one play I found this very fun and very family friendly. Nice components and interesting design.
2015-07-17
Vanilla Ice
United States
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6
Jul 2015
Kind of like Camel Up, but better. That said, it's not great, and not really worth playing if not for real money.
2015-07-15
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Eric Frome
United States
Lakeville
Minnesota
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9
Feb 2012
Sleeved

Kara:9.5 -10
John: 9
Melissa: 10, 8
Justin: 8
Rosalie: 6
Amy: 7
Brady: 8
Dawn: 7
2015-07-13
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Nicolas Inkel
Canada
Sherbrooke
Québec
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8
Nov 2010
Prêté à Franck
Prêté à Annie (17 avril 2015)
2015-07-09
Owned
Want To Buy
Luke Kurnia
Indonesia
Jakarta
jakarta
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7
Sep 2014
Great games to be introduced for the new players, bit gambling and push your luck mechanics in play, it is fun to see people bidding on the game while it can make the game more lively and fun.
2015-07-08
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Rex Caffee
United States
Eagle Mountain
Utah
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6.5
Jul 2015
Too much luck for my taste.
2015-07-03
Chang LIU
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8
May 2014
2014-05-04
Pirate Version
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2015-07-03
Owned
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Scott M.
United States
Winter Springs
Florida
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6
Jun 2015
Cool game, Tight economy until one stock goes up.. then not sure need more plays.
2015-06-28
Paul Maletic
United States
Rockwall
Texas
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9
Jun 2015
This is a great auction risk-taking game! More than one play-throughs will help the true nature of the boat betting come through.
2015-06-13
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Dennis David
Philippines
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8
Jul 2015
Very fun, but very luck dependent. Still a big hit.
2015-06-10
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Takamura Honda
Japan
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7
Jun 2015
It's a nice game!
2015-06-04
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Arlyn J
United States
Lawrence
Kansas
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7
Feb 2015
I like the combination of market speculation and betting.
2015-06-04
Brent Case
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8
Sep 2013
OOP
2015-05-31
Owned
Ferenc Szekeres
Hungary
Budapest
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6.6
May 2015
Duane Ockenfels
United States
Cedar Rapids
Iowa
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6.885
May 2015
Need to play more to establish rating. Fun 'betting' game that is about risk/reward and understanding the auction value of being the harbor master.
2015-05-17
Kim Kopowski
United States
Portland
Oregon
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6
Sep 2012
used, good condition
2015-05-13
Owned
For Trade
Bayden Hammond
Australia
Melbourne
Victoria
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8
Mar 2014
I was disappointed to find that this reprint cut back on component quality, but overall just happy to finally be able to purchase and own a copy. It's a wonderful, streamlined game of market speculation and gambling, with simple yet engrossing game play. It's definitely a favorite amongst the lighter games in my collection.
2015-05-11
Owned
Peter D
United Kingdom
london
UK
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7.5
Jan 2015
The re-release of this old game was eagerly anticipated. Or at least by me it was. And I am not disappointed. It appears that Manilla deserved its semi-legendary status amongst the OOP contingent. This is essentially a push-your-luck gambling game. But it does this in such an involved and involving way that all of the people around the table get drawn in. Wonderful.
2015-05-04
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Lenz Poh
Singapore
Singapore
Singapore
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8.5
Feb 2014
Betting game at its finest.
2015-04-30
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Mariano Tirado
Mexico
Benito Juarez
DF
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7
Sep 2015
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2015-04-27
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Yomi Yeh
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7
Feb 2014
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2015-04-27
Owned
mids wing
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7
Apr 2015
Fun, gambling game with a great theme.

Cons: Hard to get back once you fall behind.
2015-04-18
Krzysztof M.
Poland
Warsaw
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7.5
Jan 2015
A good gambling game.
2015-04-13
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bort
Australia
Qld
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7
Apr 2015
Quick, fun game!
2015-04-13
Duck Farmer
Australia
Ziggurat City
Phantasmagoria
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6
Jan 2012
Feels pretty much like roulette, is a bit repetitive, and slightly outstays its welcome. It's hard for new players to work out how much to bid to be the Harbourmaster. Outcome is prone to luck, particularly whether or not the pirates come into play. Components are excellent. Initial rating of 6.
2015-04-02
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Randy Miczek
United States
Saratoga Springs
New York
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8.2
Apr 2015
This is Gambler, the euro gamer game. Lots of press your luck and you can really get aggressive to get a big pay out but most of the time you don't pull that off so you have to invest your people and money wisely to get the best pay out. I'm still not sure if this is an investment game or a gambling game but one thing I know is that I'm not very good at it but despite that fact, i still really like this game as it plays fairly fast (1 hour) yet satisfying.
2015-04-01
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Boom Chakalaka
United States
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7.32
Jun 2015
It's miiiine, all miiiiiiiiine! Finally acquired it on the reprint. I feel like Camel Up took a lot of inspiration from Manila, and the predecessor is much mo' bettah.
2015-03-26
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Teppei Terabe
Japan
Nagoya-shi
Aichi-ken
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8
Nov 2014
4
2015-03-26
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Paul Liao
Taiwan
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6.75
Aug 2015
心得:
果然是個賭運堅強的遊戲
玩五次還沒完全玩對規則過
規則:
*起始將4種股票各拿3張洗勻,面朝下隨機發給每位玩家兩張
*發給玩家每人30元及3個工人(三人遊戲時4個工人)。
每輪進行
1.競標船長
*第一回合隨機指定一位玩家先出價,之後由上一回合的船長開始出價,順時針進行。
*玩家可以選擇出比上家更高的價錢或pass,pass後即不能再出價。
2.船長執行船長權力
*購買一張股票,低於5元的股票必須5元買進,可不買股票。
*從4種貨物條上選擇3種放到船上,並拿取相貨物對應的骰子。
*分配3艘船的起航位置,船起航的格數總合=9,起航的格數不能大於5
3.派遣工人與移動商船
*由船長開始,順時針輪流放置工人一次放置一個工人。(3人遊戲會輪流放兩次人),可選擇不放人
*派完人後船長擲骰,依照相對應的骰子前進。
*此階段依序是:派人→(派人,三人遊戲限定) →擲骰移船→派人→擲骰移船→派人→領航員領航→擲骰移船
*船隻在下面三中狀況算進入港口,反之進入修船廠:
◇前進超過13格 ◇到了13格而未被海盜截船 ◇被海盜劫持後,海盜頭子決定入港。
4.進港的貨物欄往上調整價格1格,未進港的貨物價格維持不變。
遊戲結束:
◎遊戲依照上面五步驟重複進行,直到有一種貨物的價格漲到30元時遊戲結束。
◎現金+股票-貸款,金額最高的玩家獲勝。
*進港的船不能在上面再放供人,港口可放,放保險的玩家先拿10圓,之後修船廠有船就要付錢(給玩家或銀行)
*領航員1格的先動作 在換兩格的
*海盜只有船剛好到13才有功能,第二次到可上船,第三次到的全部洗劫,上船的話依序,洗劫就平分,洗劫後每艘船可決定進港還是修船廠
*每張股票可貸12圓,遊戲結束要還15圓,沒辦法還,股票不記分 還扣15分
*沒錢也沒辦法貸款可免費放人到保險員以外的格子
2015-03-13
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Mike n Phyllis Snedeker
United States
Nevada
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Mar 2015
Euro game roulette is what it boils down to...
2015-03-12
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Michel Condoroussis
Canada
Montreal
Quebec
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7.5
Mar 2007*
The mechanics are simple, you pay to place your meeples in different places and if you bet correctly, you gain more money then you paid. You are betting on whether three ships will make it to the end after three dice rolls, however others can influence their movement and betting early is advantageous. Plus they carry goods which you own shares in that also bring money. A very cute game that is a lot of fun, for gamers or family and friends.
2015-03-10
If Actions Speak Louder Than Words, Then Actions x2 Speak Louder Than Actions
United States
Las Vegas
Nevada
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9
Mar 2015
Very fun, bidding, gambling game. Plus there are pirates in this game, booty!
2015-03-10
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Roin Han
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6.173
Mar 2015
2015-03-10
₩0(처형, 형님의 생일선물)
2015-03-10
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Tomasz
Poland
Warszawa
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5
Mar 2015
2014-02-13 - It was OK, but I felt it was waste of time. So many better games, I don't have to play mediocre.

2015-03-07 - Refreshed rating 5.5->5
2015-03-07
Prev. Owned
Laurent Mataigne
Belgium
Gent
Oost-Vlaanderen
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Oct 2009*

2015-03-05
Janne Koivisto
Finland
Tampere
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8.5
Aug 2014
Good combination of gambling and Euro-game, somehow reminds me about Modern Art, even though I like Manila a lot more than Modern Art.

Bought from a friend.
2015-02-24
Owned
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Josh Chen
United States
Aliso Viejo
California
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7
May 2014
*** Goodwilled this bootleg copy to make room for Five Tribes ***

$0 - Gift from Sunny's friend who was visiting us and staying with us

Goal Met $1 or less per play

There is a lot of luck in this game! But it should be a given if you know this game is at the mercy of the dice rolls. I got lucky the first game where I trailed for a bit but the last round I've made quite a fortune by being on both ships that made it. The game will be more tactical once everyone knows how to play the game. I will adjust the ratings accordingly once I have more games under my belt.
2015-02-14
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Jouni Merikari
Finland
Tampere
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Feb 2015
Okish. Not a huge fan of bidding games.
2015-02-12
Daniel Länsimies
Finland
Kokkola
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7.5
Jun 2012
Lots of luck but also some skill. Basically gambling but you can noticeably influence the odds and also determine the odds for certain moves. So sometimes you get real bargains and sometimes you make real longshots. The key is that you can very rarely be 100% sure about the outcome. And this is where and why this game shines with new and casual gamers.
2015-02-12
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Xin Gao
China
Nanjing
Jiangsu
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Aug 2009*
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2015-02-05
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Chih Hua Chao
Taiwan
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8
May 2015
1490t
2015-01-31
Johannes Wentu
Italy
Parma
Unspecified
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7.2
Jan 2015
after 7 years i played it a second time, i had to to lower the rating to 7.2 from 7.8: too much luck, the simple rules at first seem a bit too complicated for what it is. But anyways, enjoyable game
2015-01-30

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