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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Byhe had been recognized for 15 games: After he completed the prototype, Knizia showed Lost Cities to a few publishers, but they turned him down, questioning the market for two-player games. It’s not exactly painful on the eyes, but it does tend to stand out on the games shelf.

The strategies that emerge are always entertaining. There is one stone for each value between 1 and 9.

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Keltis, although very fast to play, feels a bit old fashioned. Some people prefer Lost Cities, some people prefer Keltis the card game. Most, if not all, of the games in the series are still in print, and their franchise has easily surpassed the one million unit sales mark.


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Notify me of new comments via email. Wishing stones are worth points at the end of the game: Ironically, he was not at the ceremony or photo shoot when his victory was announced: It can also end if the draw deck runs out. I like Keltis itself, but it rarely gets played these days, as everybody prefers either the expansion Neue Wege, Neue Ziele or one of the renditions I just mentioned.

The Board Game simply because I think that Keltis is a better looking game. Knizia was skeptical of the changes. The player with the most points at the end of the game is the winner. Fast forward three weeks, I have a copy in my hands and five games notched up. I love stuff with celtic knotwork.

Keltis is a clever game, and it is a favorite of my family and game group. You can easily finish a game of Keltis in less than an hour.

Das Kartenspiel are the best and I play them frequently. The Board Game before I ever played Keltis. Once a boardd has been played or discarded, the hand is refreshed to eight cards, either via the draw deck or by selecting a card off one of the discard piles.

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Cards, five suits, five tracks, pawns and doublers Nothing wrong with it, but I did notice the difference. Like Lost CitiesKeltis has players managing a hand of numbered cards of five different suits. He is also a favorite of the Spiel des Jahres jury.


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. The game supports up to four players from ages ten and up; although, I think that younger players would do just fine. The cards are numbered from 0 to 10, and there are two of each card for a total of cards. On each of the five paths are four dark spaces, which are seeded with the chits before the game begins. Knizia submitted the design to Kosmos, the publisher of Lost Cities, thinking it would be a good fit.

The critical mass issue.

Lost Cities was the inaugural winner in the two-player category. Keltis German box cover. Lost Cities deserves obvious recognition for being the first of its sort building on Racko and then Keltis advances the genre by including ascending and descending sequences as well as board play. If a path tile is picked up, its action is not taken. T… on Terraforming Mars Game Review…. Hi Nick, Gamr can kelgis an English translation of the game on Boardgamegeek.