Woking Games Club Games Played 18th November 2014
David Estall
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1. Board Game: Rhino Hero [Average Rating:6.95 Overall Rank:757] [Average Rating:6.95 Unranked]
Board Game: Rhino Hero
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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's an odd-toed ungulate! It's Super Rhino!

This is a very silly dexterity game about building a house of cards and helping Super Rhino climb to the top. The first person to place all five of their roofs wins.

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Good fun was had by all.
 
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2. Board Game: Pay Dirt [Average Rating:6.75 Overall Rank:3282]
Board Game: Pay Dirt
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3. Board Game: Tulipmania 1637 [Average Rating:6.16 Overall Rank:5026]
Board Game: Tulipmania 1637
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4. Board Game: Manhattan [Average Rating:6.72 Overall Rank:1208]
Board Game: Manhattan
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This was a real surprise... a very quick, very tactical, essentially abstract game where you play cards to place floors of skyscrapers to claim highest tower, area majority and total number of towers. Deceptively simple rules with some proper thinky play. Great stuff!

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5. Board Game: Entdecker [Average Rating:6.42 Overall Rank:2922]
Board Game: Entdecker
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We struggled with the rules (translated, badly, from German) but assuming we got 90% of them right, then this is a Carcassonne-esque game of sailing, discovery and screwage.

You explore the seas, discover new islands, then make sure you have more settlements on the island by the time it's fully explored to get shedloads of points.

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Surprisingly cutthroat. We kind of liked it.
 
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