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How does Talisman 4th Edition compare with earlier versions?

I played Talisman back in the 1980s - I don't know whether it was the first or second edition. I enjoyed it. Lots of years later I'm back into board games - particularly Catan, Dominion, Carcasonne. ...
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What are the major changes between Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization and the first game?

Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization is described as a new edition of Through the Ages: A Story of Civilization. What are the major changes between the two versions?
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What are the changes in the Revised Edition of Curse of the Dark Pharaoh?

I recently picked up a copy of the Miskatonic Horror expansion. In the rules, it says Note: Miskatonic Horror is designed to be used with the revised edition of The Curse of the Dark Pharaoh. If ...
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What is different in each version of Chrononauts?

Chrononauts is a time travel game by Looney Labs and has been through five different versions at the time of this writing. Board Game Geek lists the versions as the first, second, and third printings, ...
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What are the differences between the oldest (EON) version of Cosmic Encounter and the newest (Fantasy Flight)?

I played hundreds of games of the EON version of Cosmic Encounter when younger but have not played the Fantasy Flight version, which is now the 5th version of this game. Including the expansions from ...
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What are the differences between various versions of Citadels

I'm shocked by the amount of rule differences between the US English version of Citadels (by Fantasy Flight) and the various European (non-English) versions. I'm looking for a complete list of the ...
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Alhambra end of turn: restocking hands?

Do you restock hand cards at the end of each turn, yes or no? We've always played it so you restock your hand to four cards, as is explicitly stated in the Dutch rules. Other languages aren't as ...
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What are the dependencies of the Werewolf games expansions?

I want to buy the party game Werewolf, either "The Werewolves of Millers Hollow" or "Ultimate Werewolf" , but there seems to be different versions and expansions, and the dependencies are unclear for ...
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How different are “Kill Dr. Lucky” and “Save Dr. Lucky”?

I've played "Kill Dr. Lucky" and highly enjoy it. A great, light, game that non-gamers quickly pick up and play easily. In this game, players move from room to room in a mansion, trying to get Dr. ...
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What are the differences between Pandemic and Pandemic 2013?

I have seen that there is a new edition of Pandemic for 2013. What are the differences between Pandemic and the "New Challenge" version? Can I convert my original edition to use any of the new rules?...
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Why is the 19x19 board so much more common than other sizes?

While there are probably some cultural reasons, are there any general reasons a 19x19 board may be preferred? Also, if, say, 21x21 was suddenly found to be in some way superior and a large number of ...