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Masters Gallery

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Our Price: $25.99
# of Players: 2 - 5
Mfg Suggested Ages: 10+
Playing Time: 30 - 45 minutes
Designer: Reiner Knizia

Availability: Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Product Code: 101173

In Masters Gallery, the players are art critics and gallery owners. All have their own favorite artist in this pantheon of greats—or at least they do until the game begins. Tastes and opinions about each artist’s commercial value change constantly in the world of Old Masters art. No one has more influence on those values than the players in this game. Which player will exert the most influence? Who will best anticipate these changing tastes and opinions, and thus assemble the highest-valued collection of these masterpieces? The cards in this game feature 30 of the most beautiful pieces of art ever created by Van Gogh, Renoir, Monet, Degas and Vermeer. Over the course of four rounds, players use these cards to establish the relative value of each artist’s body of work. Unique mechanics and ingenious design make the gameplay unpredictable and even more fun every time you play. Revel in the beauty of Old Masters art, while enjoying the intriguing game of Masters Gallery. GRYPHON BOOKSHELF SERIES #9
Note: Gameplay is the same as Modern Art: The Card Game.

5 artist cards
95 masterpiece cards
12 value tokens
5 award tokens

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Average Customer Review: Average Customer Review: 4 of 5 4 of 5 Total Reviews: 1 Write a review.

  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
4 of 5 Artist Knizia gives us Modern Art The Card Game May 31, 2012
Reviewer: EndersGame from BGG  
Also published as Modern Art The Card Game featuring modern art, this edition features beautiful paintings from the masters.  Despite some parallels, don't confuse it with Knizia's original Modern Art, because the card game version has no auctions.

The components are good quality, and the game-play especially with 2 or 3 players can make it a very strategic. There's still some luck of the draw, but also many strategic and tense tactical decisions to make. The game plays quite quickly, is easy to teach, and once you've got the knack of it, you'll find yourself wanting to play it more than once.

It certainly features intriguing gameplay, and will primarily appeal to gamers looking for a smart filler that plays quickly and yet offers interesting tactical and strategic decisions, with a clever and satisfying Knizia scoring system. Despite the absence of auctions, this is still a game with a clever Knizia feel.

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