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Old 08-30-2011, 06:18 AM
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Default Reiner Knizia's En Garde

Another Knizia game=instabuy.


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Old 08-30-2011, 08:24 AM
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Nice surprise! One of my all-time favorite two-player card games along with Battlelines, Blue Moon and Lost Cities. As you said, instabuy. My iTunes credit is shrinking dangerously this week...

Hmm, still not available in Germany

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Old 08-30-2011, 09:38 AM
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Nice surprise! One of my all-time favorite two-player card games along with Battlelines, Blue Moon and Lost Cities. As you said, instabuy. My iTunes credit is shrinking dangerously this week...

Hmm, still not available in Germany

According to http://www.engardeapp.com/
Reiner Knizia’s En Garde has now launched on the App Store in major English-speaking territories. We will launch globally in the next few days after the German translation is complete. Over time we will be adding further languages including Dutch, French and Italian. All such updates will be free.
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Old 08-30-2011, 11:57 AM
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According to http://www.engardeapp.com/
Reiner Knizia’s En Garde has now launched on the App Store in major English-speaking territories. We will launch globally in the next few days after the German translation is complete.
I see... Then let's hope they let Reiner proofread before the release- The average german translation in apps is rarely without grave errors and omissions. The En Garde rules, especially the expert variant, are a bit tricky.
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Old 08-30-2011, 12:08 PM
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I downloaded this one when it came out, which was about 2 a.m. or so in California. So far, I think it is really good.
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Old 08-30-2011, 12:55 PM
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Universal or just iphone?
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Old 08-30-2011, 01:07 PM
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This is another Knizia game that seems really simple but has a tremendous amount of depth behind it. This is also the game that filled my second Knizia folder. Wonder what game will start the third...Tigris & Euphrates?
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Old 08-30-2011, 01:23 PM
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This is another Knizia game that seems really simple but has a tremendous amount of depth behind it. This is also the game that filled my second Knizia folder. Wonder what game will start the third...Tigris & Euphrates?
Is there multiplayer or just AI?
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Old 08-30-2011, 01:31 PM
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I'm going to have to take your word for it; from my angle, this one looks deadly dull.

And I'm not just Knizia-bashing here. I've got like 17 of the guy's titles, all the way back to Knights of Charlemagne.
That's ok. It may not be for everyone. It's got a cool mechanic of either advancing or retreating that really mimics a fencing match. It just clicks with me, but it may not for everyone. I certainly wouldn't classify it as dull though.
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Old 08-30-2011, 01:34 PM
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Is there multiplayer or just AI?
AI only, although I could certainly see multiplayer working. IMO it would have to be live multi though. Asynch would take FOREVER in a game like this that's built on a feeling of quick-flowing card play.
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