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Galactic Takeover


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8+ 2

Manufacturer(s): Binary Arts, ThinkFun

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If you ever played the paper-and-pencil game Dots and Boxes, you know how to play Galactic Takeover. The idea is to build more landing pads (boxes) and land more flying saucers (dots) than your opponent.

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Average Rating: 3.5 in 2 reviews


 
 
 
 
 
Good for what ails you.
February 02, 2004

Yes, it's just a molded plastic version of a paper-&-pencil game, but I am as surprised as anyone that it's actually relatively hard to get a paper-&-pencil game going with the kids (I work in the 2nd-3rd grade), compared to something like this, which is more manipulatable (sp?), not to mention colorful. I hope to graduate them to paper-&-pencil down the road, for the size & shape options in addition to the economy, but this has been a great way to get them started.

I also have high hopes that, by playing a thousand games on a 4x4 board with little kids, I will totally master it & thus be equipped to wade a little further into The Dots and Boxes Game, which is still almost entirely over my head.

 
 
 
 
 
Boo.
October 23, 2001

The Binary Arts stuff is generally excellent, but this really is nothing more than Dots and Boxes, a wonderful game, which is normally played with pencil and paper, which are close to free. Rather than spend money on this, get a copy of the book by Berlekamp about the Dots and Boxes game. It is quite a deep game--the replay value, as they say, is excellent.

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