Lui-meme HMS Dolores

Lui-meme HMS Dolores

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Eric M. Lang and Bruno Faidutti have joined forces to create the ultimate prisoner's dilemma game. Do you cooperate and risk getting outsmarted by a greedy player? Or do you compete and risk losing everything?

You are pirates who just looted a ship and must negotiate how to split the treasure. There are seven types of loot with values from 1 to 3. At the end of the game, you only score the treasure types you have the most and least of.

On each turn, open four new treasures: two in front of you and two in front of your neighbour. Simultaneously decide how to split them. Choices:

  • Peace (I want the 2 in front of me)
  • War (I want them all)
  • First pick (I want just one, pick first)

If both players choose peace, split the loot evenly. If both choose war, lose all treasure. If both choose first pick, lose all treasure.

The game continues until the Dawn Card is drawn. 15 minutes!

 

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  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Dolores is a take on the prisoner's dilemma or as it is more commonly known 'the last bit on that golden balls quiz show with Jasper Carrot.'

2-4 players, I mean 3-4 players divide up loot cards by deciding if they will share, fight or pick first. Four loot cards are laid between two of the players and if both share they both take the two cards nearest them, if one shares and the other fights then the fighter takes all, pick first always allows you to pick one card first unless the other player choses pick first too, then you not only lose the loot in the middle but also one of your treasure stacks too.

The game is easy to understand, plays well and quickly, and has an interesting scoring system. It is a game of lying, greed and bluff, so if you don't like that type of interaction you will not find anything here to change your mind. Add to that the fact that is doesn't really work at two players and you have both my potential negatives.

Excellent fun!

Nick Welford | write a review ›