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The Fox in the Forest in Review

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29 May 2018 00:01 #274208 by WadeMonnig

The fox in the forest is a game of wonderful contradictions. It is light in footprint, consisting only of 33 cards and a handful of scoring tiles. Then, that tiny footprint walks all over your notions of what a card game can be. It is simple, yet smart.  Short in the amount of time it takes to play but long on replayability and strategy.

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29 May 2018 08:33 #274209 by Legomancer
I don't usually like trick-taking games with special card powers, but FitF does it so well, and so lightly (yet important to the gameplay) that I love it. It's a really good one.
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21 May 2019 17:37 #297439 by GorillaGrody
Hey,wow. Slept on this when it first popped up, just picked it up (belatedly) on the strength of this review! Thanks!
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21 May 2019 17:52 #297441 by WadeMonnig

GorillaGrody wrote: Hey,wow. Slept on this when it first popped up, just picked it up (belatedly) on the strength of this review! Thanks!

Also check out Tournament at Camelot, it's better with more players but has a two player mode that involves removing one suit.
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21 May 2019 18:05 #297444 by Josh Look
Yeah, this game is sooooooo good. Great write up!
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21 May 2019 23:06 #297459 by Vysetron
Between this and Hocus I'm pretty sure Buergel is some kind of cards and numbers wizard. That's a rare type of specialty these days. I think it might be some kind of Highlander situation and Knizia keeps killing them to absorb their power.

What I'm getting at is his games are really good.

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