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Jeff Pratt
United States
Anacortes
Washington
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Just admit it already, Small World is not a fantasy wargame...it's a Mancala variant!
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10
Oct 2012
This expansion adds events, which usually power up the monsters and make players rethink the usual tactics used to take them down. It also adds a slew of relic cards, most of which are weapons that can be used to power up the heroes as well. Relics & Ruin takes everything that is great about Cutthroat Caverns and ratchets it up a notch. The RPG feel is better, the encounters are more difficult to win and the relics make the infighting even worse...and by worde, i mean better! LOVE IT.
2015-02-10
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Bill H
United States
Absecon
New Jersey
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"Shijuro" in Awatum (Serpent's Tongue)
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"A master in the art of living draws no sharp distinction between his work and his play, his labour and his leisure, his mind and his body, his education and his recreation." LP Jacks
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Mar 2009*
Introduces Events (that put a unique spin on the current encounter when they apply) and Relics (powerful items worth fighting for and stealing), and of course some new encounters for a little more variety. This is a good addition to the game, adding a more RPG flavor without slowing down the action much. Wereboar in particular is very cool.
2009-04-07
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Matt Loter
United States
New Haven
Connecticut
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Sep 2008*
The new encounters are AWESOME. I also love how the events change things up.
2008-09-01*
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Roy Thomson
United States
Weirton
West Virginia
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Jun 2009*
The idea of relics and the event deck make the core game great!!!
2009-06-07
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Antti Karjalainen
Finland
Tampere
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Jun 2009*
The addition of the Event Deck will ensure that you get even more play time and harder combos out of the encounters.
2009-06-24
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Wilbert Ng
Philippines
Mandaluyong
Metro Manila
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Jul 2009*
This expansion is a must-own! The Events, Relics, and Treasure Cards just adds significantly to the game. You won't be able to play Cutthroat Caverns again without this expansion after trying it out.
2009-06-07
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Jacob Russell
Canada
Vancouver
British Columbia
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Bullshit!
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9
Jun 2009*
Good inexpensive expansion with some great monsters... especially the wearboar, and some magic items and events. It beefs up the game nicely and adds to the variety available in good ways. All for just 20$ too!
2009-06-10
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Bruno Peeters
Belgium
Zwijndrecht
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9
Jan 2013
Components mixed in with base game.
2012-11-23
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Guy Granger
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9
Dec 2012
on loan
2012-09-07
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Jonathan Valle
Mexico
Cuautitlan Izcalli
Mexico
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9
Apr 2012
A really good expansion. The relics add yet another reason to backstab your team. The new monsters are even harder and the random events add some variety to familiar encounters. This expansion revives the game and makes it even better.
2012-04-13
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Random Ransom
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Jan 2012
I highly recommend grabbing an expansion to supplement the Cutthroat Caverns base game as they do add so much more. Relics and Ruins provides a substantial addition to the base game with 25 events, 10 relics and 15 encounter cards. If you haven't played Cutthroat Caverns with an expansion yet, I recommend you do as it does add a new mechanic which I believe is essential to emphasising the risk and reward aspects of the game.
2012-01-17
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G-Man D
United States
Texas
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Sep 2014
Great addition of to the main game that gives you some much needed loot that will help you along. Until someone steals it from you - which they will.
2014-09-21
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Thomas DeSantis
United States
New York
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8.6
Dec 2012
Great game. Just love the idea of cooperating and competing at the same time. Only 3 of the events occurred during the game, so I felt like they did not overpower the game.
2012-09-25
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Manan Thakkar

Massachusetts
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8.5
Sep 2014
{O: Katie}
2014-10-30
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Sargonas
United States
Iowa
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8.25
Feb 2013
Expansion for Cutthroat Caverns
Adds more encounters, items & Random events. Really whats not to like?
2010-11-04
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a2 peterson
United States
Washington
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8.2
Mar 2015
great fun! every time!!! love it!!!
2015-03-17
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Justin Davis
United States
Sewickley
PA
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May 2009*
More monsters! These expansions add some really neat creatures to battle. Haven't played with the events or relics yet...
2009-05-29
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Marc Frank
United States
Portsmouth
New Hampshire
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Feb 2010
This mostly inherits its rating from the base game.

This brings a lot to the table--great encounters, and the events and relics add a lot to the game. If you like Cutthroat Caverns, you want this expansion.
2009-05-18
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Paul Nomikos
Canada
Kingston
Ontario
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Apr 2009*
Nice expansion. Events are a nice addition!
2009-04-10
Stephen Schaefer
United States
Columbus
Ohio
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8
Mar 2010
More great monsters, and the addition of relics drives up the stakes.
2011-08-05
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Chuck Carroll
United States
Fishers
Indiana
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Sep 2009*
Have not played without this expansion, so difficult to rate independently.
2009-09-12
Gerald Robinson
United States
Kenosha
Wisconsin
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Jack of All Games
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8
Dec 2010
Will only trade as complete with expansions.
2015-04-30
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For Trade
Zachary Smith
United States
Jonesborough
Tennessee
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8
Mar 2010
Adds some great elements, especially the cool relic cards. It is so entertaining to watch everyone turn on each other for treasure! New monsters are fun and varied.
2009-11-21
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Joe Bockerstette
United States
Kansas City
MO
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Jan 2014
New monsters and plunder make JoJo very happy!
2011-05-20
Matt Hinton
United Kingdom
Hitchin
Herts
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May 2011
Really enjoy all the expansions to CutThroat. Managed to get a deal for all of them on ebay, never the same game ever with all of them.
2011-05-10
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