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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...