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Title: Game: Citadels (2-7 Players)
Post by: Guy Ouellette on November 05, 2010, 10:51:54 AM
The game of Citadels
This is the thread to discuss the game of Citadels, any variants, likes, dislikes, etc.

Description
Players seek to build a collection of districts worth from one to eight points. Once someone has built eight districts, the game is over after that round ends, and the player with the highest total value wins. However, to facilitate the process (and make the game interesting), players sequentially choose a character from a rapidly dwindling pool of eight each turn. The characters give players special abilities for the turn.

Citadels had a separate expansion, Citadels: The Dark City Expansion, but the new (3rd Edition) Fantasy Flight editions come with the expansion included (the Hans im Gl├╝ck tin box also included it). With the newer version that includes Dark City, or the Dark City expansion purchased separately, this game can take 2 to 8 players.

A second edition of the German version of the game came in a tin box and included the Dark City expansion as well as three additional cards. It is separately listed at Ohne Furcht und Adel inkl. Die dunklen Lande.

Board Game Geek Entry
Click Here (http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/478/citadels)

Expansions
The Dark City Expansion (http://www.geekdo.com/boardgameexpansion/13291/citadels-the-dark-city-expansion)

Resources
N/A

Videos
 Citadels (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSSXWvLBzIk#)

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Title: Re: Game: Citadels
Post by: Jolo on November 05, 2010, 11:00:45 AM
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Bleah...

I don't know why, because this game should be a higher rating, I just never have fun playing it.
Title: Re: Game: Citadels
Post by: Guy Ouellette on November 05, 2010, 11:04:45 AM
We just played it this weekend at my house with 7 players it was fun and a good laugh.  Jolo just how many players have you played this game with...  I always said about this one " the More the Merrier"
Title: Re: Game: Citadels
Post by: Jolo on November 05, 2010, 11:12:21 AM
I think I have four plays, twice with 4, once with 7 and once with 5 (I think)
Title: Re: Game: Citadels
Post by: Matt Robertson on November 05, 2010, 12:36:01 PM
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Bleah...
I don't know why, because this game should be a higher rating, I just never have fun playing it.

I hear you. We all have our anomalous "bleah" games. I really enjoy Citadels, but some very popular games that I cannot stand are:
Puerto Rico
Tichu
Age of Empires III

Oh well.  :confused  :)
Title: Re: Game: Citadels
Post by: Jolo on November 05, 2010, 12:40:17 PM
To me PR is "ok", I have never played Tichu and AoEIII is another game I dislike. Don't get me started on worker placement games!
Title: Re: Game: Citadels
Post by: Matt Robertson on November 05, 2010, 12:45:35 PM
To me PR is "ok", I have never played Tichu and AoEIII is another game I dislike. Don't get me started on worker placement games!

I think it best if you start planning your move to Regina soon...
...we'll get along just fine at the game table.  :thumb-up