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Paddy
08-01-2006, 20:16
I've found a shop that sells this for 50, and remember positive mutterings about it on here.

Can anyone tell me more? Number of players it works best with, playing time, ease to pick up, what you actually do and why etc

Ta all

d4m0s4n
10-01-2006, 15:22
It's a great game. Nuf said.

Works well for 2, 3, 4, or 6 players.

Each player basically plays a race-- exploring the areas around their small starting empires. There is a research track for various areas of technology.

It's a game of exploration, politics, and war. The warfare aspects are heavily abstracted.

robertsjf
10-01-2006, 19:43
Folks have likened it to a cross between Axis and Allies and Diplomacy in Space, with l4z3rz! From what I've witnessed, the diplomacy works best with the max number of players....

Mad Makz
10-01-2006, 23:27
I have had a couple of games, and must say it's a pretty neat boardgame.

Good multiplayer game, doesn't drag on forever, etc.

If you're a fan of the Master of Orion II computer game, you'll instantly be into it. :)

Brother Othorio
11-01-2006, 13:01
if you want more details the rulebook is up for free download on the publishers site http://www.fantasyflightgames.com/ti3.html

havent played the 3rd edition but loved the 2nd edition