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The game of Vladimir Suchy from the ambitious Czech publishing "Czech Game Edition is one of the games in which the English title" Shipyard "actually work in Germany would. The title "The yard" seems a bit edgy and not so inviting for a leisurely evening game. To make it so straight to the point: The game is not square, but a variety of "Let's make another round."
The idea is to build ships, equip them with crew and equipment and to bring on a maiden voyage. The backdrop is the beginning of the industrial age, emerged as the first large steam ships replaced the sailing ships and for trans-Atlantic crossings. It was the ship that gave the fastest Atlantic crossing, the coveted "Blue Ribbon".
The construction of the ships in the yard is done with a little need of explanation for action system, but which, once understood, easy to operate. The players can choose from 8 actions on a bar that is ongoing. A selected action changed while the position and is attached to the first position after it was blocked for a round of ausfährenden player. Thus, the eight actions "move" on a sort of "time scale" and bring about a circular system of up to 4 rounds depending on number of players. Read more »