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LOL Risk tips (the board game, remember them?)

Discussion in 'General' started by BigD79, 17 Nov 2008.

  1. BigD79

    BigD79 Gadding about...

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    From the Hasbro Risk site. Is it me or are they trying a bit to hard win back the younger board gamer??

    Linkage looked for the .co.uk version but no joy, hoped that would have been an amusing received English opposite, but no joy.
     
  2. Flibblebot

    Flibblebot Smile with me

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    Airfields? Cards? Stars? Objectives?

    Wow, Risk has changed since the days I used to play it, dude.
    This new version must be, like, totally rad, man.


    ...or something.
     
  3. lcdguy

    lcdguy Active Member

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    basically to many people have complained about the 6-8+hr games. where the fun in playing it sleep deprived :)
     
  4. capnPedro

    capnPedro Hacker. Maker. Engineer.

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    I liked Risk a lot. people were more willing to start a game of Risk than DnD.
     
  5. Angleus

    Angleus New Member

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    I hated Risk, I had a friend who was stupidly good at it and would beat us all, no fun in losing a game of luck constantly

    He was obviously a man-devil
     
  6. itazura

    itazura PAWAA GURABU DAISUKI, YABAI DESU YO

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    god, it seems risk is totally tubular to the max.

    myself? i could never get into it. the period where i was most likely to play it was spent with warhammer 40k, space hulk and hero quest, if i remember rightly.
     
  7. mikeuk2004

    mikeuk2004 What you Looking at Fool!

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    What are stars?? i dont remeber them in my game. We played it a lot, was mainly the christmas evening game between me my 2 brother and mum and dad.

    The good old days before we all moved out :(
     
  8. Bogomip

    Bogomip ... Yo Momma

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    A professional company didn't actually publish that text did they ?! This is a joke somehow!
     
  9. Veles

    Veles DUR HUR

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    They've made a new version that is actually good apparently
     
  10. Jamie

    Jamie ex-Bit-Tech code junkie

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    Hero Quest / Space Quest is by far the best board game ever invented.
     
  11. BigD79

    BigD79 Gadding about...

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    Yeah, "Black Ops" mode sounds interesting! I'd buy it if i thought i could persuade anyone to play it with me (i still have the "original"), I’ll have to make do with destroying my 6 year old niece at Downfall. :rock:

    I loved Space Quest! My parents still have it at theirs, had a mate who had Hero Quest, hours and hours of fun playing those games. Ah, those where the days!! Commodore 16 or Board Game, the latter was always quicker to get playing on!
     
  12. Blademrk

    Blademrk Why so serious?

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    Hero Quest was great, I had a copy of Dragon Quest (the one where you pull random tiles to make the gameboard as you play) which was awesome
     
  13. itazura

    itazura PAWAA GURABU DAISUKI, YABAI DESU YO

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    i'm glad people agree with me on the awesomeness of hero quest :D
     
  14. supermonkey

    supermonkey Deal with it

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    Lord, that whole mess is doubleplusungood! ;)

    I never liked Risk. I don't think I have the necessary frame of mind to understand all the military tactics.

    -monkey
     
  15. padrejones2001

    padrejones2001 Puppy Love

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    Australia.
    That's all you need to know.
     
  16. Bogomip

    Bogomip ... Yo Momma

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    Clearly you havent played...

    The Hell Game!

    :D
     
  17. Langer

    Langer Jesse Lang

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    I love Risk, but this version sounds too cool for me.
     
  18. glaeken

    glaeken Freeeeeeeze! I'm a cawp!

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    That really is the best starting point. It also helps to be a lucky roller.

    I love playing risk, but I don't get to play it that often.
     
  19. Furymouse

    Furymouse Like connect 4 in dagger terms

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    I loved Risk, as long as we were playing the modified rules we had come up with. But that of course was back in the day when we could devote a few hours a day to a single game, not so easy to get that time anymore. But we also really oved Axis & Allies, which is what that new Risk is sounding like it wants to be.
     
  20. BentAnat

    BentAnat Software Dev

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    i bloody hated risk... not so much the game itself, but my friends who are such lucky sods that they can pull of 1:6 ratios consistently... i don't know how many times i've smashed HUGE armies (15 strong or so) against territories that were guarded by 2... and lost. Not cool. Same with Monopoly, where they occupy ALL the good streets by turn 6 or so, and all i land on either belongs to them or is CRUD. My complete lack of luck doesn't help, i suppose
     

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