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19 Feb 2019 21:51 #292677 by ubarose
In Outer Rim, you take on the role of an underworld...

Take to the stars and become a living legend in Star Wars: Outer Rim, a game of bounty hunters, mercenaries, and smugglers for 1-4 players!

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19 Feb 2019 21:56 #292678 by Shellhead
I already have Firefly, which checks all the same boxes with a different IP.
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19 Feb 2019 21:57 #292680 by ubarose
I was thinking that it sounded kind of like Firefly too.

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19 Feb 2019 22:11 #292685 by Malloc
Worth it for x-wing worlds dice.
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18 Jun 2019 15:21 #298569 by ubarose
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Has anyone played this yet?

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18 Jun 2019 15:30 #298571 by Josh Look
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Mine is still on the way.
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18 Jun 2019 15:33 - 18 Jun 2019 15:34 #298572 by ubarose
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@Josh

Cool. I hope you will be bring it by to game night when it arrives.
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18 Jun 2019 15:48 - 18 Jun 2019 15:48 #298575 by charlest
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Yes, I played it multiple times in preparation for my review at Ars. I'd say it's bland and unexciting. Can't ever fathom choosing it over Xia, M&M, Western Legends, or Dungeon Degenerates.
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18 Jun 2019 15:55 #298576 by Josh Look
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charlest wrote: Yes, I played it multiple times in preparation for my review at Ars. I'd say it's bland and unexciting. Can't ever fathom choosing it over Xia, M&M, Western Legends, or Dungeon Degenerates.


I dislike almost all of those, should be interesting to see if it lands with me.

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18 Jun 2019 16:53 - 18 Jun 2019 16:57 #298579 by Gary Sax
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charlest wrote: Yes, I played it multiple times in preparation for my review at Ars. I'd say it's bland and unexciting. Can't ever fathom choosing it over Xia, M&M, Western Legends, or Dungeon Degenerates.


This was a very good review, btw.

Yeah, can't see choosing this over Xia or Merchants and Marauders on first glance. Still curious about Dungeon Degenerates.

Again, first glance, but it has the first impression of having too little stuff until expansions, which I think is a big negative in this overly generous genre. Merchants gets around this in that it doesn't rely as much on novel cards but instead leans super heavy on player interactions, so it doesn't need as many thick decks and stuff. Firefly isn't my favorite but it was generous in its base game stacks, which was critical for a game of that nature.
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18 Jun 2019 18:16 #298581 by Shellhead
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There is an obvious joke to make while playing Settlers of Catan, regarding wood for sheep. Once a player had heard the joke, some of the entertainment value disappears from the game. The joke to be made while playing Star Wars: Outer Rim is even more obvious, and doesn't even require familiarity with the game.

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18 Jun 2019 20:08 #298582 by hotseatgames
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Shellhead wrote: There is an obvious joke to make while playing Settlers of Catan, regarding wood for sheep. Once a player had heard the joke, some of the entertainment value disappears from the game.


Sadly this didn't prevent people from selling novelty t-shirts containing the joke.

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