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Adding this 5-6 player expansion turns a decent game into a totally painful experience. By allowing everyone to build after every players turn drags the game on for an additional hour or two.

Additionally, you will be collecting a mitt full of cards with every dice roll, making you much more susceptible to the robber before you even get a chance to use all your cards on your own turn.

Building spots will be at a premium, even with the additional resource tiles included in the box. Expect a few players to be trapped or blocked out from expanding during the game and therefore losing interest half-way through.

All-in-all this expansion should be avoided. Play the base game with the recommended 4 players and save your money to buy a different game.

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