The general theme and mechanics of Caylus Magna Carta are similar to the Caylus board game. However, there is no board or score track and the tactical nuts. And I’ve downloaded a copy of English standard rules. But they refer to ” Beginner’s rules.” Does anyone have a copy that they could scan and. I supported because “I support the Geek because of all the great friends I’ve made here. I love playing PBF, VoIP and RL games with you!?” – Fred M ( derf_red).

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All the aspects of the original Caylus are still there, but the game rulea has been changed: Older games suffered under the new games, especially as there were plenty of games I wanted to play a lot Tarot, Race for the Galaxy, Agricola particularly. Age of Steam — A ton of expansions, again, but just four plays this year. I have no idea of a suitable theme, though.

Fairy Tale — I had played this once before but I really caught this this Fall. I should be able to play Age of Steam on Thursday nights. Agricola was a must after last time. The third game of the bunch was New England Railways, which I already mentioned. Players get their cubes in a cup: Arnaud Demaegd Suggested price: Well played, and a very exciting match! It can get ugly, but then again, the goal of daylus game is to win without taking any actions… This is a pretty rough game, and I need to play more to figure out how to work the stock market to my advantage the best.


The possibility to raise the stakes mid-hand makes Le Truc work slightly like poker. Double-guessing is the mmagna offender, and the fact that this game took 90 minutes to play. And let cwylus join the chorus: With four the game certainly nears perfection.

Phoenicia — Thinking about selling. Caylus Magna Carta allows you to experience Caylus differently. Another year of games is soon over.

Race for the Galaxy — This is both the other Lehmann game and the other my-god-this-is-great game. That, and the fact that playing a three-hour two-player game is just darn tricky. This is a high honour, but I think Qwirkle deserves it. Europe — I was rather thrilled about this one earlier in the year.

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Ubongo Extrem — Makes Ubongo even more interesting. I played Battle Line and Xiangqi with my brother. Caylus tends to drag a bit with four cqylus five players.

There are actually several similar games with the same name, usually identified by the country of origin. Most of them were pleasantly tight and exciting like Blue Moon City usually is. I would like to play more. Science fiction theme, time pressure, real-time play… Bah.

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Phoenicia rules the list, after five online games. Not a huge hit. Through the Ages — I only had one opportunity to play the game this year and that was a fairly quick two-player game, but it left me wanting more. The not-so-good, the disappointing, the plain bad This section surprised me: Caylus Magna Carta is the card game version of Caylus, the big hit from Le Truc is simple, but makes for a great two-player filler, since after all, everybody is carrying a card pack with them all the time anyhow what?


In the second game, I spent way too many actions feeding my family, emphasizing the need of effective food production. Well, I had fun with the few sessions I played, and got to try few new maps. All along the road that snakes from the foot of the castle, a city is slowly rising up….

With no rules, board or any explanation included, we just toyed around with the pieces. I still like this one a lot, and was happy to find out the five-player game works just about as well as the four-player game.

Agricola — Five games this year. So, how was the year? He had brought his latest time-waster with him. A lot less than last year it was last yearbut then again, last year I felt I had actually played too many different games. Europe — Caglus after few games.

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A small rule will allow you those favors and gain some resources, victory points or permanent powers. Just like San Juan, only so much better…. All along the road that snakes from the foot of the castle, a city is slowly rising up… More info. Phoenicia — The other Tom Lehmann game.

Agricola — This year brought two very good games, worthy of top or even top-5 spot on my personal ratings.

I have to say I like what Winsome Games has done recently.