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Hoax - Announced

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31 Jul 2015 16:30 #207738 by ubarose
Hoax - Announced was created by ubarose

The best liar wins in Hoax, a fast-paced party game of secret identities designed by, Bill Eberle, Jack Kittredge, Ned Horn, and Peter Olotka. When an unscrupulous business magnate meets an undignified end, a fierce competition for his estate begins. The inheritance is legally promised to whoever can prove that he is just as clever, deceitful, and ruthless as the deceased magnate. Therefore the greedy members of the magnate’s inner circle engage in a heated struggle to lie, cheat, accuse, outwit, and manipulate their way to wealth.

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31 Jul 2015 16:39 #207628 by VonTush
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Fantasy Flight Games is proud to announce a new edition of Hoax, the game of secret identities designed by Bill Eberle, Ned Horn, Jack Kittredge, and Peter Olotka.


Isn't that the Eon Crew?

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31 Jul 2015 17:13 #207639 by Dr. Mabuse
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Looks like it.

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31 Jul 2015 17:19 #207640 by VonTush
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Hmm...Once again it seems that group was a bit ahead of their time considering it looks like Hoax is the game that at least inspired Coup.

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01 Aug 2015 20:36 - 02 Aug 2015 00:22 #207693 by Cranberries
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I was hoping someone had come up with an elaborate prank about an upcoming FFG game that didn't really exist.
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02 Aug 2015 16:00 #207750 by logopolys
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I thought this was the Magic Realm announcement when I saw the headline.

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02 Aug 2015 21:39 #207763 by engelstein
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Nice! Hoax was mainstay of our group in college (early 80's).

And, Coup is a complete and obvious rip-off of Hoax. It's incredibly obnoxious that the designers didn't give any mention or credit to Olotka and crew.

Geoff
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03 Aug 2015 00:11 #207773 by OldHippy
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I've never played this but I like the look of it, I like the sound of it... I'm definitely interested to hear more about it.

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03 Aug 2015 23:47 #207897 by san il defanso
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I'm really excited about this, and I'm glad it'll be a cheapie. It's another one of those weird Future Pastimes designs. I'm glad someone chased it down to reprint it.

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04 Aug 2015 02:38 #207903 by DeletedUser
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engelstein wrote: Nice! Hoax was mainstay of our group in college (early 80's).

And, Coup is a complete and obvious rip-off of Hoax. It's incredibly obnoxious that the designers didn't give any mention or credit to Olotka and crew.

Geoff

The designer of Coup posted on BGG that Hoax was unknown to them until after designing Coup.

I'd like to give Hoax a try to see how they compare. Coup didn't grab me as much as some other games in the bluffing genre.

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