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Matthew Whincop
Australia
Tarragindi
Queensland
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10
Nov 2008*
Not as scary as the back of the box makes out, once you get your bearings it is fairly intuitive. The main problem for first time gamers is that resources are not gained through production but by 'trading up'. I really like this mechanism, which is a great reflection of ancient Sumer.
2008-09-16*
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Frank Strauss
Germany
Berlin
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10
Nov 2008*
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Marcin Piotrowski
Poland
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10
Jan 2009*
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Aleix Miró i Faixes
Spain
Lleida
Catalunya
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10
Nov 2008*
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Katherine Whincop
Australia
Brisbane
Queensland
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10
Nov 2008*
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kim seung tai
South Korea
North Dakota
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10
Jun 2009*
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Mark Stanoch
United States
Bradenton
Florida
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10
Dec 2009*
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John Keener
United States
Pacifica
California
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10
Oct 2010
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Lee eun-kyu
South Korea
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Feb 2014
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Michael Lessard
Canada
Breakeyville
Quebec
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9.8
Apr 2009*
A great game by a great master !
2009-04-26
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Olivier Franssen
Belgium
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9.51
Jan 2009*
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Pontus Nilsson
Sweden
Gothenburg
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9.5
Nov 2008*
Finally another great three player game. I like The End of the Triumvirate but this is even better! Optimization and war! Abit like a thematic Vinci.
2008-11-13*
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Ubergeek
United States
Camas
Washington
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9.5
Nov 2008*
Certainly another Wallace gamer's game nicely designed for only three players but maybe a bit long for what it is. Still, it keeps you thinking throughout the game on how to get points.
2008-11-22*
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Maciej Smiatacz
Poland
Wrocław
Lower Silesia
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9.5
Jun 2009*
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Nicolai Claus Ravn
Denmark
Copenhagen
Hvidovre
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9
May 2011
#1426/1500.
2009-05-21
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Gareth Cooper
United Kingdom
West Yorkshire
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Mar 2009*
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2011-07-04
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John Dextraze
Canada
Ottawa
Ontario
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9
Dec 2014
This game is made for three players and is in my opinion the best one I have tried for that number of players. three Player games are to and fro type games that require a lot of planning and strategy to out wit your opponents
2010-12-21
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Steve Rogers
United States
Hoboken
New Jersey
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9
Apr 2015
multiple resources, playing as the residents of Sumer as well as would be conquerors, limited actions, variable turn order, EXCELLENT!

copy #281!
2011-01-02
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Francois Petitclerc
Canada
Verdun
Quebec
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9
Jan 2010*
Highly interactive and deeply strategic. The 3 player tension ebbs and flows as the choices switch back and forth between economic, military and territorial concerns. Wallace at his finest.
2010-01-10
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Anthony Simons
United Kingdom
Royal Wootton Bassett
Wiltshire
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9
Apr 2011
Design:- Area influence meets trade.
Execution:- Neat historical translation.
Experience:- Unsure the balance between trade and warfare is sufficient.
Presentation:- Excellent Treefrog quality - wooden armies are very nice!

An excellent account of the rise of ancient civilisation. It's particularly difficult to find three-player games that play as well as this one does; especially since most of the time such games are designed with even numbers in mind. Hats off once again to Martin Wallace.
2008-10-27*
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Scott Alden
United States
Dallas
Texas
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9
Nov 2008*
I think this may be Wallace's best game with direct conflict. Oh, and don't run out of textiles like I did
2008-10-29*
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Wolfram Janich
Germany
Meerbusch
Nordrhein-Westfalen
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Nov 2008*
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Alexander Freudenthal
Sweden
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May 2009*
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Lou Moratti
United States
Kalamazoo
Michigan
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9
Sep 2009*
Martin Wallace scores big time with this one. A heavier title that takes the better part of a game to understand how the different parts inter-relate. Timing is a big part of effective play. Once you understand how it all comes together, it is a VERY entertaining ride. Another play or 2 to confirm my initial impressions and I'm confident it will break into my top 10. A half point deduction for game length (3+ hours).
2008-11-19*
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Rich Howard
United States
Boise
Idaho
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9
Feb 2009*
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