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R0land1199 Supporter17 months ago
Does it count if I've done this with Kickstarters many times?
Quite a few times I've pledged for game X then realized that:
As usual, if you like Kickstarter this is nothing against you. I just find it doesn't work for me.
philryuh Supporter17 months ago
Oh that definitely counts, and I'm sure a lot of the splurging happens through KS haha. It's like looking at a very well-polished ad that is still attractive because of the human factor put in.
Was there a particular game you backed and received that you ended up regretting/feeling like it wasn't worth it?
I did pretty good in that I didn't get any real stinkers. I got a couple of mediocre ones but nothing I regretted.
remaat 17 months ago
The thing about collection boardgames is that you'll never have enough :). I don't really return any games, cause I always think I will play them again and might like them in the end. For example, I bought Smallworld and I really didn't like it. I still don't, but you never know :) And getting rid of games is so hard :D #emotional. I don't really have a budget for my boardgames though, whenever I see an interesting game, i just buy it. If it is more than 20USD, I go to youtube and decide to buy it or not.
trentellingsen Supporter17 months ago
I don't regret buying it but I do think I'll sell Dice Throne: Season 2 - Gunslinger vs. Samurai now just after 1 play. It didn't really capture my interest.
Reviews seemed pretty split on it. A lot of the cons I read were related to how it's very RNG/dice luck dependent and that the choice of which player you could attack was dependent on the dice as well. Haven't played the game myself so I wouldn't know if that's true.
We could play it sometime but it feels like a mashup of Magic the Gathering and Last Stand. I'd rather just play one of those games, haha.
When it comes to fighting games I did appreciate the simplicity behind Ultimate Fighters: Creatures of Titan. I think it does well what it was meant to do.
Let's play it on our next game night. I think you'll really like the updates by the way.
1nf1n1ty Supporter17 months ago
I've bought dozens of games that I never played and then sold. I owned Through the Ages twice I think. I like the game, but in the two times I played it (not my copy) we didn't even finish because people were to burnt out to finish it.
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