Reef - The Greatest Combo Board Game

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Reef has a unique feel where it's not quite an engine building board game. It's more of a combo building game where you're looking at cards and making 3-4 tu......

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12 months ago

Great review! I've had this on my list for a while, but I worry that it fills the same niche that Azul does, which I already own. What are your thoughts on that?

Supporter12 months ago

That was my question. This? Or azul? 

Owner12 months ago

If it's either or, then Azul.

Supporter12 months ago

Thanks. I think I would prefer reef. And I think my wife would prefer Azul..... 

Owner12 months ago

If you could only own one of those two I'd choose Azul. I think the gameplay is unique enough that it feels completely different than Azul but in my own case I pull them out on different occasions. Reef for more strategy focused gamers and Azul for more light and friendly gamers.

12 months ago

Yes, this is a perfect assessment!  I agree. Azul is easier for new folks to understand. But Reef is more thinky and has a 3-D element too, so you have to be good at spacial awareness. 

12 months ago

Cool, I'll probably stick with Azul for now, but if I see a great deal on Reef maybe I'll pick it up. I does look like a lot of fun. Thanks!

Owner12 months ago

Enjoyed the review, got a perfect sense of what the game is about and if it's my type of game--and it does seem like my type of game haha. Is Black Angel next up on the list now?

Owner12 months ago

The next one I'm posting is actually an interview I did with the Time Well Spent Games owner ;)

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