The now-defunct magazine The Games Journal has this to say about the Library building in San Juan: Simply put, this card is too powerful, even in a four-player game. Even with a cost of 5, you ...
Well card text: During the producer phase, if the owner of a well produces at least 2 goods, he draws an additional card from the card supply, adding it to his hand. It matters not whether he ...
In San Juan, is the Crane card useless? I haven't found it useful at all. My conclusions about it are: Pros Allows you to build a high cost building for less cards. Cons Lose abilities of ...
I've seen these games compared very often, with steadfast advocates on each side (that thread has a lot of interesting stuff as well). I'm mainly concerned with: depth of strategy suitability for ...
I've heard people describe San Juan as Puerto Rico's little brother. What's actually the difference? How is the game-play changed? Is it any easier to teach new people? Is it worth buying if I ...
San Juan is a admittedly a game with a good deal of luck involved. However the luck element seems to be emphasised when we play, as some of the cards seem significantly better than other cards of the ...