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450Re: new and old games

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  • macleodandrew
    Feb 18, 2008
      Dave, Bob and I played the new edition of Talisman at the games fair
      in Tring last November. It was exactly the same as the previous
      version as far as I could see except for artistic design of the board
      and some of the bits and pieces. Fun game but too luck driven even
      for me. Andrew


      --- In lbgc@..., "Neil Parker" <vedantananda@...> wrote:
      >
      > It would be great if FFG did a revamp of Talisman in the way only
      > they know how with modern mechanics - the 4th ed. is essentially
      the
      > 2nd ed. from what i gather. Good old game thats rather obsolete in
      > terms of mechanics.
      >
      > In addition to the games i've already identified, i'd play Cosmic
      > Encounter, Indonesia, Blackbeard, Dune - all sound good - like to
      see
      > a FFG version of Kings and Things. Played Dune before as House
      > Atreides - worth another play.
      >
      > For me Cosmic Encounter and Indonesia have been mentioned a few
      > times - they ought to get an airing.
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In lbgc@..., "George Young" <george.young9@>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > Indonesia is a game that needs to be introduced at the club
      however
      > it
      > > needs someone who has a good grasp on the rules (Start reading
      > > Stuart). Its a shame GW has again stopped the development of
      > Talisman.
      > > Now thats a game I would like to see FFG develop, good old roll
      and
      > > move beer & pretzel game.
      > >
      > > George
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In lbgc@..., Garner <garner.ucd@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > I have Talisman 4th. But Dune is a good shout for the oldies.
      > Should
      > > have
      > > > thought of that one, but if you're going to pick more than 3,
      > you'll get
      > > > crackers in there.
      > > >
      > > > I don't have Roads & Boats, but I think I could get my hands on
      > it.
      > > Though
      > > > not easily. I have another game of theirs Indonesia which is
      very
      > good.
      > > >
      > > > --
      > > > Brian
      > > > http://bofarrell.blogspot.com/
      > > > http://viewingsport.blogspot.com/
      > > > http://lookintothisweek.blogspot.com/
      > > >
      > >
      >
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