more than 5 players
mirddes wrote: how fun is playign with a table of 10?
im wanting to play 8 player
Try having 2 players going at the same time. For example, Turn 1, player 1 and player 5 take their turn. Turn 2, player 2 and 6 take their turn. And so forth.
Have never tried this so I have no idea how not fun or insane this idea is.
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Just avoid decks with
- eagle sights
- sudden reversals / di / ...
And make sure a player doesn't start their turn if the other player's turn isn't over.
I can't recommend a game with more than 6...
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Just a thought.
I guess it is reduced due to not having the possibility to beg yet another player to burn the vote in favor/against but between each of your turn, this player will still have to play his own turn.
It reminds me of a variant proposed on the french forum for a game for 13 players (yeah I know ...). Each player played one antediluvian and one rule what that during your urn, you have to play in silence of death.
david.tatu wrote: I had a variant idea once for 6 players: During player A turn, -player D ceased to exist. That cross-table player was not in the game. Then during player b turn, player E disappeared. Once someone was ousted, you played a normal 5 player game.
Just a thought.
Not sure how that helps things. There is one less player to intervene during A's turn, but player D still needs to be aware of player A and what that player can do - because player D and player A can 'see' each other during everyone else's turns except their own.
And then there are a whole bunch of wrinkles that appear to be relatively unpleasant. For example:
- players A and D play Dreams of the Sphinx, which moves in and out of being contested as you move round the table, for bonus annoyance.
- player A bleeds B. B bounces to C. C wants to bounce to D, but apparently can't, and bouncing to E would help D. V:TES has always suffered from random table seating making games a bit of a luckfest at times, this seems to exacerbate that.
- if a card talks about 'prey' or 'predator' (example: Reins of Power) and I am player E, who is my predator? C isn't my predator. And why does C not get to hurt D?