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Merchants of Amsterdam. Norman Chootong Jordan Komoda Minh La Boston Mak. Basic Gameplay. Primary Objective: Obtain the most money Secondary Objectives: Occupy the most warehouses Occupy the most trade outposts Advance the most commodities. Formal Elements. Boston flipping the table.

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Merchants of amsterdam

Merchants of Amsterdam

Norman Chootong

Jordan Komoda

Minh La

Boston Mak


Basic gameplay

Basic Gameplay

Primary Objective:

Obtain the most money

Secondary Objectives:

Occupy the most warehouses

Occupy the most trade outposts

Advance the most commodities


Formal elements

Formal Elements

Boston flipping the table

Money

Borrowing Chip

Card Pile

Player Chips

(5 Colors)

Mayor Chip

Auction Chip

Discard Chip

Auction Timer

Board

Pawn


Harmonic elements

Harmonic Elements

Historical plot

(journey through Amsterdam’s history)

Trading systems

Timestamped events

Aesthetical Amsterdam old-fashioned theme

Rounds/Turns

Troll-bidding


Dynamic elements

Dynamic Elements

Board-blocking

Troll bidding

Board-specializing

Macromanagement and financial planning

Psychological warfare

Monopolizing


Critiques

Critiques


Mechanics

Mechanics

Solid Mechanics, despite ambiguous/vague rules

Although solid, mechanics are overwhelming

No initial strategies


Player satisfaction

Critique (cont)

Player Satisfaction

Very slow-paced

Kept track of too many items

Ridiculously complicated, vague rules

Auction timer* was the most exciting element


Difficulty

Critique (cont)

Difficulty

Very slow-paced beginning

Directions are way too long/complicated

Could barely follow through the game

Lots of elements/rules/pieces


Critique of the game

Critique of the Game

/10 ptsMechanicsFunDifficulty

Norman8210

Jordan7.52.511

Minh84.59

Boston84>9000*

* Boston read/coordinated rules


Mid game

Mid-Game


Results

Results

Norman - 1980 Minh - 1960

Boston - 1860

Jordan - 1850


Analysis

Analysis

Unexpected outcome

- in-game leaders did not correlate with post-game results

In-game leader strategy

- spend money to dominate the board

Winning strategy

- conserve money, play safe


Team rocket s meta critic

Team Rocket’s Meta-critic

4.2


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