Posted by James (admin) on 18th January 2010
[If you don't know how to play Colonia, please read my initial review before reading this post.]
My initial review of Colonia was one of my earliest reviews and focussed a lot on how the game is played. My recent play of Colonia made me want to re-visit it and talk more about the gameplay.
This time we played with 5 players. The 3 of us that had played before were slightly concerned that it would be more chaotic than when we played with 4 because plans could be more easily disrupted by other players because there would be more players who could take the action you were planning before you did. In actuality, it didn’t feel like this and you just planned with other players in mind as usual. It did make player order even more important because the amount of materials/goods/contracts/relics are the same no matter how many players are playing. So, there were fewer materials/goods/contracts/relics per player to be had compared to a 4 player game. Read the rest of this entry »