Help support TMP


"Congo - MultiPlayer? Accessories?" Topic


11 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.


Back to the Victorian Colonial Board Message Board

Back to the 19th Century Discussion Message Board



348 hits since 9 Feb 2018
©1994-2018 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

DukeWacoan Supporting Member of TMP Fezian09 Feb 2018 8:59 a.m. PST

Is anyone playing Congo with 4+ players? If so, any suggestions?

Also, I note that there are some rulers and markers in plastic, etc for sale out of England. Anyone make similar in the USA?

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP09 Feb 2018 9:13 a.m. PST

ONly problem is the decks need for each party.

DukeWacoan Supporting Member of TMP Fezian09 Feb 2018 10:04 a.m. PST

Can you just make extra decks? Or would that have too many people sitting around doing nothing for a long time?

I'm wondering how large a game you can get going. Each player having 20-30 figs, can you get a game going multplayer to where you have over 100 figs per side?

Personal logo Bobgnar Supporting Member of TMP09 Feb 2018 12:11 p.m. PST

Too many game designers make excellent games for two players but do not consider that many gamers play with clubs.

DukeWacoan Supporting Member of TMP Fezian09 Feb 2018 7:45 p.m. PST

And particularly a game like this that has the adventure scrum type feel should be playable with a group. Factions. Campaign possibilities. Etc. I'm sure there is a way. Just wondered if anyone already tried it.

clifblkskull Supporting Member of TMP09 Feb 2018 8:46 p.m. PST

We have played very good 4 player games using just the two decks
About 10-15 figs per player works fine
Clif

JimDuncanUK10 Feb 2018 4:05 a.m. PST

I understand that one of the Two Fat Lardies entourage is developing a 'Darkest Africa' option.

You will be able to use the same troop types and terrain and I expect that multiplayer games will be a breeze.

I'll hunt out a link for you later on.

JimDuncanUK10 Feb 2018 2:11 p.m. PST

Have a look here:

theratreport.com

DukeWacoan Supporting Member of TMP Fezian10 Feb 2018 4:44 p.m. PST

Thanks

Found this as well -

link

JimDuncanUK11 Feb 2018 3:55 a.m. PST

DW Good find

Ivan DBA11 Feb 2018 6:34 p.m. PST

It works great with 4 players, in fact, I think it's even more fun that way! Just roll dice each round to determine initiative order. Or you could just get some cards numbered 1 to 4 and deal them each turn to decide initiative.

In fact, one of the scenarios included with the rule book is for 3 or 4 players.

Kraken Skulls makes counters and movement sticks. You can download and print an alternative style (but functionally identical) set of cards from here: link

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.