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Drunken Dwarf 12
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What is the best race! Mon, 10 May 2010 20:24
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Re:What is the best race! Thu, 13 May 2010 02:31
There is no such thing Very Happy.

There are only some better races + special powers combos, at particular points in specific games. Cool

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Re:What is the best race! Thu, 13 May 2010 17:42
Sounds true enough eric but it probably depends on opinion and the way you play (my fave is dwarfs).
      
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Re:What is the best race! Sat, 15 May 2010 03:14
Drunken Dwarf 12 wrote on Thu, 13 May 2010 08:42

Sounds true enough eric but it probably depends on opinion and the way you play (my fave is dwarfs).


Really, you like the dwarfs? Interesting. I always avoid the dwarfs if I can help it! Razz

Aside from the fact that they're drunken dwarfs and it corresponds nicely with your avatar, why do you like the dwarf race? Cool
      
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Re:What is the best race! Wed, 19 May 2010 21:38
Dwarves appeal to me because their picture is cool.It's actually nothing to do with the way I play I've had just as much luck with Tritons and Ratmen!
      
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Re:What is the best race! Tue, 25 May 2010 18:07


Really, you like the dwarfs? Interesting. I always avoid the dwarfs if I can help it!
      
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Re:What is the best race! Fri, 04 June 2010 18:17
I would argue that Sorcerers are the best race for a few reasons.

#1 They break one of the fundamental rules of the game in that they allow you to remove race tokens from the tray and add them back to the board. This makes it impossible to beat them in a war of attrition once they get going.

#2 They are the only race that can negate the elf ability.

#3 Their ability scales wonderfully depending on how many players are in the game. They can easily recover 2-3 of their loses each turn in a large game.

#4 They pair very well with many of the powers. Even powers that normally allow you less troops from the tray because they can just acquire additional troops.

The number 2 powerful race I would argue is skeletons because they also allow you to recover your losses from they tray.
      
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Re:What is the best race! Tue, 19 October 2010 22:25
Our group learned quickly how to defend against the Sorceror, and usually the Sorceror simply has to go in decline right after his entry. Those who can, will put 2 tokens in each region, and those who cannot will go in decline. So, typically the Sorceror goes away as quickly as he came.

Skeletons can be a real pain coupled with a great special power, but actually, very few in our group have managed to win with them. Typically the skeletons are successfully isolated and set against something hopelessly defensive.

However, elves, trolls and ghouls have been real favorites. I'm pretty sure that if our group was to vote for a favorite race, the elves would win.

(We have played small world for 1,5 years now probably over a 100 games)
      
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Re:What is the best race! Fri, 12 November 2010 01:25
I think that the Amazons and the Ratmen are the best, but it all depends on what power they are paired with. The right pairing can make all the difference as others have pointed out. Especially with the sorcerers, I have seen people do amazing things because they had the right power.
      
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Re:What is the best race! Fri, 26 November 2010 09:46
The best race is the one I win ! Cool
      
    
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