Thursday, November 03, 2005

#93: Domaine

No one's going to be surprised when Klaus Teuber comes in pretty high (you guess how high) with his classic Settlers of Catan. But a number of folks will be stunned to see Domaine in the countdown. This re-thinking of Lowenherz enters the list at #93.

Brian Leet: "I like that it's elegant, quick playing, and full of angst."

3 Comments:

Blogger David Fair said...

Some time back, a new gamer started coming to my game group. he was very enthusiastic and learned a lot of new games. He decided to buy a game, and after careful consideratiojn made his first game purchase, Domaine. Great choice, we play if frequently ever since.

Meanwhile, my copy of Lowenherz has never made it to the table.

7:30 AM  
Blogger huzonfirst said...

I'm not stunned at all. While not up to the brilliance of Lowenherz, Domaine is a fine design and represents a very good job of reworking by Teuber.

8:43 AM  
Anonymous Frank Hamrick said...

When our gaming group first organized, this was the game that they all wanted to play. I still love it 3 years later - full of angst, yet simple, and elegant. To "attack" oriented to suit some of our current gaming group, but still hits a sweet spot for me.

10:16 AM  

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