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This is part of a series of bloody matches to the death. Show support for your favorite game so it will do better in the fight. You can support it by writing why you think its the better game and more importantly by betting (i.e. voting for) it. Please make it clear for when I check the bets later. You have until Friday when I tally the bets and declare the winner. I will reserve my bet for any tie-breakers.

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TRASHDOME! Tammany Hall v Shogun (Wallenstein)

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04 Nov 2014 08:30 - 04 Nov 2014 08:31 #189894 by Mr. White


WELCOME TO TRASHDOME!

This is part of a series of bloody matches to the death. Show support for your favorite game so it will do better in the fight. You can support it by writing why you think its the better game and more importantly by betting (i.e. voting for) it. Please make it clear for when I check the bets later.

Although you should be familiar with both games, there is no rule that says you have to have played both of them. The only rule in Trashdome is this;

Two games enter! One game leaves!
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04 Nov 2014 09:28 #189905 by jur
Tammany Hall is a rather basic area superiority game but it works well for 19th century ethnic politics in New York. Most important flaw is that it didn't exactly give me that Gangs of New York feel that it could/should have done.

Wallenstein is a terrible miscatch of what the Thirty Years War was all about: destruction and depopulation. So in fact the game should start with all buildings in each area and then grind it all down.

So: Tammany Hall

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04 Nov 2014 14:12 #189930 by Msample
I've got a lot more experience with Wally than Tamammy Hall. I'd still lean towards Wally - it feels less abstract despite its relative shortcomings in terms of capturing the essence of Gangs of New York. I'd love to see a more Sparacus like game on the subject with deals and backstabbing.

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04 Nov 2014 14:25 #189931 by VonTush
Haven't played either. Want to play TH, do not want to play S/(W).

VOTE: Tammany Hall

Plus I can't wait to bust out turn of the century racial slurs.
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04 Nov 2014 15:24 #189935 by jeb
SHOWALLENGUNSTEIN!

I don't even know what TAMMANY HALL is... {looks it up}

Ah, some Kickstarter thing. With auctions! Adorable. WALLENSTEIN is king shit of fuck mountain.
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04 Nov 2014 15:40 #189939 by stormseeker75
Don't dismiss Tammany Hall. It's an awesome game that packs a ton of punch in a short-ish play time. I'm a big fan. Haven't played SHOWALLENGUNSTEIN! so I'll abstain my vote.

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04 Nov 2014 15:43 #189940 by VonTush

stormseeker75 wrote: Haven't played SHOWALLENGUNSTEIN! so I'll abstain my vote.


Didn't stop me from voting!
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04 Nov 2014 15:43 #189941 by jur
I played an older version of TH. not sure if much was changed in the ks versiin

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04 Nov 2014 16:04 #189943 by Chapel
Tammany is pretty fucking evil, and devious, but Shogun has the tower of power.

Vote: Shogun

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04 Nov 2014 16:07 #189944 by charlest
Tammany Hall, easily. Very interesting game.

And this isn't a Kickstarter game. It was reprinted on Kickstarter sure, but then that's like saying Ogre is a kickstarter game.

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04 Nov 2014 18:45 #189949 by bomber
Surprised you didnt put Tammany Hall up against El Grande and Dominant Species (not to mention the other Five Points gangs of new york game).

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05 Nov 2014 01:35 #189972 by wkover
WELCOME TO EURODOME!

This is part of a series of bloodless matches until someone falls asleep. Show support for your favorite game so it will do better in the slightly uncomfortable staring contest. You can support it by writing why you think it's the better game and more importantly by placing your worker on (i.e. voting for) it. Please make it clear for when I check the workers later. You have until Friday when I tally the workers and declare the winner. I will reserve my own very large worker for any tie-breakers.

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05 Nov 2014 01:35 - 05 Nov 2014 01:42 #189973 by wkover
:)

Vote: Wallenstein.
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05 Nov 2014 03:41 #189975 by schlupp
Wallenstein all the way!! Shogun... meh. Tammany Hall???

Ah, remember the days when we played a ruthless, trash-talking game of Wallenstein on spielbyweb and then the losers had to play Reef Encounter? Urp, excuse me, I think I just threw up a little in my mouth...
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05 Nov 2014 09:24 #189984 by Mr. White

ldsdbomber wrote: Surprised you didnt put Tammany Hall up against El Grande and Dominant Species (not to mention the other Five Points gangs of new york game).


Because I don't own those others, and I wanted to read about junk on my shelf. ;)
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