I personally own all of the above apart from Dixit Journey (which I didn't even know existed).
You should know that, Dixit 2 and 3, aren't technically stand-alone games; they're only sets of additional cards.
Dixit Oddysey is nearly the same as original Dixit when it comes to rules. As far as I remember it has all the rules the original had, plus some ...
That particular rule isn't particularly balanced, and is included for convenience. However, playing with fewer cards in hand also imbalances the game, as storytellers have fewer cards to choose from to come up with a good hint, and other players have fewer options to play in.
Turns as the storyteller aren't the same value as other turns either; the ...
The concept of all the Dixit games are the same, they just have different images. The regular Dixit's images are definitely random. The Odyssey and Journey are more themed around travel and adventure. If you are a fantasy adventure person, I'd recommend Journey because there is Harry potter and Lord of the Rings references galore to be made. As for the ...
A turn consists of one player being the story teller and all other players guessing.
A round consists of as many turns as there are players, so that every player has been the story teller once.
A game is completely fair if only full rounds have been played, and players have the same number of cards to choose from in each turn.
There aren't official tokens for more than 7 players. Instead, you can have the rule that people hold their hands over their voting cards on the table to indicate readiness. That makes it easy to tell if someone is still deciding, and if you hold the voting card face down against the table it stops the pegs falling out.
That doesn't sound too bad, except that the drawn cards could be really off.
Alternatively, you could try to play a cooperative variant.
These two are interesting:
The game is cooperative. Each player is the storyteller five times for
a total of 10 turns and you go for a high score. The highest possible
Neither player has a hand. Each ...
We bought the Journey version for our 8 year old a couple of years ago. We liked the concept of the game, but the images used in this version are dark and a bit disturbing. Almost all of them depict sad or angry characters in depressing or distressed scenes. I do not recommend this version as a family-friendly game.
There are no official portable Dixit version I'm aware of, but to play the game you need only 3 things:
Set of cards with artwork
Way to secretly vote for cards for each player
Way to track score
Expansions are just a sets of cards, so choose one you like most. For secret voting you can make a set of tokens with different colored backs and numbered fronts, ...
If two players cross the finish line at the same time, then the player with the most points wins. If they both have the most points the rules don't indicate any tiebreaker, but my suggestion is to just play another round, as it's a casual game and it will allow you to get in another round of fun.
According to these rules,
The game ends when one of the players has reached 30 points or when a player draws the last card. The player with the most points at the end of the game wins.
The player with the most points is the winner.
In the event of a tie, it's often the preferred resolution in a casual setting to declare that all the players tied for ...
Board Game Geek has a listing of the card's size and the various types of sleeves that will fit them
Number of Cards: 84
Mayday Sleeve Size: Magnum Gold 80 x 120 mm
Swan Panasia Sleeve Size: SWN-045 (Dixit) 80 x 120 mm
We had three variants:
for a more casual play, you can discard cards and draw replacements whenever you want. this lifts some of the mental blocks.
A player must play the same clue twice in a row, so he has to choose his clue wisely.
As a catch-up mechanic - the player with the least points gets to play two cards.
If you just take the cards you can use a mobile app for voting and keeping score - search Dixit Score on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Full disclosure - I'm the maker of one of these apps - Dixit Score for iOS (by sovio): https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1252988123
Dixit expansions come in boxes of size 8.1 x 3 x 12.7 cm. The cards from the base set, Journey or Odyssey should fit in one of those exact same boxes. Get a box for each expansion that you own. You could make your own boxes, from sheets of cardboard using a box template like this one. You'll want to use 250 grams paper (g/m2, see grammage).
Just put your ...
When it comes to the differences between various Dixit games, I'm hoping you've already read this question (and its answers).
But to answer your question, I'm not sure there are really that many choices to make. Dixit 1, 2 and 3 are meant to provide similar experiences but with different cards, so there's no real difference there in terms of abstraction or ...
In some cases it helps to force a theme for clues. For example, you must use song lyrics as a clue, or only movie quotes. These, sadly, depend on knowledge of particular medium in reference. But since we know each other, we tend to choose a medium that's suitable for everyone.