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High Society Osprey
High Society

High Society

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Designer(s) Reiner Knizia
Publisher(s) Osprey Games, Kanga Games, Eagle-Gryphon Games, Überplay
Players 3-5, Best With 4
Play Time Filler - Under 30 Minutes
Suggested Age 10+

It is one thing to be the richest family on the block, it is quite another to flaunt it successfully. High Society pits you against your neighbors in a race to reveal the most blue-blooded family in your midst. To win, you must acquire all the trappings of great wealth, avoid as many pitfalls as you can and still walk away with a huge pile of cash at the end of it all. 

For 3-5 players over 10 years old, this 30-45 minute game can be played as a light filler between longer games, but to be honest with you, this one is very hard to put back in the box! The cards tells an exciting story and feature beautiful artwork from well-known Eagle Games artist Paul Niemeyer.

Game Summary: Players bid against each other to acquire the various trappings of wealth, namely the ten luxury possession (positive-number) and three 2X multiplier cards; while avoiding its pitfalls represented by three cards altogether, including the gambling (-5) card; the thief (lose a possession) card; and the calamitous fire (lose one half the value of all your possession cards) card. While bidding, though, players must keep an eye on their remaining cash. At the end of the game, even though all those positive-number cards might add up to a win, the player with the least money is not even considered for victory.