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At the end of the game the number of points you score will depend upon how far Place the figures on the board, on the large stone (the starting space) at the. “Because those are the rules! I prefer Keltis over Lost Cities: The Board Game simply because I think that Keltis is a better looking game. Keltis is a board game designed by Reiner Knizia that won the Spiel des Jahres for best game of the year in In the US, it has been marketed as Lost Cities: The Board Game, though there are some subtle rules differences.

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Gam sales are still going strong, and the game deserves its status as a modern classic. Keltis is played with cards, 2 cards each of 5 colors numbered from 0 to The latter adds a significant luck factor and restricts choice by forcing the players to build from low to high cards, rather than allow building in either order as Keltis does. Each suit spans the values of 0 to 10, and there are keltiis of each. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Das Kartenspiel are the best and I play them frequently.


Some people prefer Lost Cities, some people prefer Keltis the card game.

I learned quite a few things here. Playing only 1 to 3 cards in a color results in negative points for that color.

Keltis Card – Rules of the card game

I like Keltis and love the two I just mentioned. A grey 6 can be laid on a blue 6. New gamers seem to enjoy the game, and it is easy to see why it won the Spiel des Jahres. Keltis Thomas Rulez says: I’ll admit up front, I didn’t engage with the theme here – I’m not transported off to Avebury playing this game. Siberia Card Game overview.

I played Lost Cities: A player’s turn is simply to look at their hand of eight cards, select one and play it. We found the colour and value of the cards melded difficult to make out across the table, due to the fact their printed against a grey stone background.

This seems a perfect length for a game of this depth.

After collecting, you draw two cards instead of one. Thus, each player always ends their turn with exactly 8 cards. Thanks for the time you took writing this. You are commenting using your Twitter account.


Do not forget to collect wishing stones!

Keltis – Wikipedia

A nicely styled game board is included, and yes, it’s green. I prefer Keltis over Lost Cities: It can be played into a discard pile one discard pile per suitor melded in front of them to advance a pawn up the corresponding track on the game board. Keltis Card Game overview. The Board Game, which was a multi-player version of Lost Cities.

Knizia has been a favorite designer of mine for over ten years, and the ke,tis game designer who I trust to purchase “sight unseen”. gmae

T… on Terraforming Mars Game Review…. Knizia told me it felt great to finally win the award. You also have to balance the endgame: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Lost Cities. Hi Nick, You can find an English translation of the game on Boardgamegeek. S… on Terraforming Mars Game Review…. If both players have the same number, it is a draw.

I didn’t know about Keltis until I stumbled across the Spiel des Jahres short list forand there it was.