Review: Libertalia

Posted by Jim {Power Gamer} | 31-Aug-12 | 11 comments

Libertalia

Libertalia is a competitive card game that pits rival pirate bands against each other to see who can loot, pillage and plunder the most booty in three 6-day campaigns. Players must out-think their opponents using archetypal pirate character cards that each has a unique game effect. Players whose pirates gather the most doubloons after 3 campaigns can retire on their pirate paradise named “Libertalia.” …

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Football Fan
MERCS fan
Canada
The Gold Heart

Loved this game, so simple yeah surprisingly fun. I… Approve… APPROVE!

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Mask of Agamemnon
Paladin
The Gold Heart
Cooperative Game Explorer

Playing with pirates. This is good, but need to find a game with a pirate theme that I like the rules.

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Ireland
Zealot
Advocate

I could use some pirates on the shelf!

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Noble

I love pirate theme.

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Knight-errant
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Gamer - Level 6

Where’s the card that battles scurvy? That’s the card I want to play.

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Looks like a load of fun! Definitely on my wish list!

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Played this at GenCon and it is on my wish list. Hopefully will get it soon.

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Petroglyph
Explorer - Level 3

I have played it once(yesterday) at 4 player and may play it today. I think it might be to chaotic at 5 or 6 to be a game where you can plan a strategy as it was pretty chaotic at 4.

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USA
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Petroglyph
BoardGaming.com Beta 1.0 Tester

hmmm.This game has good reviews out there… and Merchants is the only decent pirate game I’ve played… but it is to long to be a daily affair. Will this be the grail?

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Norway
Book Lover
I play blue
Paladin

Gotta love pirate theme games!! 🙂 Sounds like a fun game, would very much like to try it.

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Z-Man Games fan
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AEG fan
Went to Gen Con 2012

Libertalia is a lot of fun. It seems like Citadels amped up and with a better theme (and Citadels is a solid game).

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