Jan 01, 2018

Roll for the Galaxy

A review I read before buying Roll for the Galaxy said it was much simpler than Race for the Galaxy. That's not true at all, but I do think the dice and other elements make it a better game than Race for the Galaxy.

Alan

Jan 01, 2018
My experience is that it's a lot easier to teach, which may be why people view it as simpler.

Ron Gilbert

Jan 01, 2018
I played Race first, so that's hard for me to tell. I really didn't enjoy Race, but like Roll.

ZakPhoenixMcKracken

Jan 02, 2018
boardgamearena.com gives the ability to play board games online, against real people.
Altought a live session (with live people in a real room) is far more funny than playing online, would you like to give it a try?

Gustavo Hernan Schneider

Jan 02, 2018
May I ask what is that you didn't enjoy about Race for the Galaxy? The issue I found with it is the same as a lot of card games: it's the real and tangible benefit of knowing what cards are on the deck.

PS: I'm having a lot of issues with the math question, I put the right answer but 3/4 times it just asks again.

Petri Purho

Jan 02, 2018
We've played a bunch of Jump Drive https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/205597/jump-drive
My Race playing friends tell me that it is the simpler (and quicker) version of Race.

_dareDev

Jan 03, 2018
Have you played Tiny Epic Galaxy, if so, what did you think of it?

Tim Keating

Jan 10, 2018
I feel like the little bit of randomness adds just enough uncertainty to make Roll the more exciting game. Of course, I have a friend who routinely destroys me at Race, so that could be a factor...
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