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Fette Autos

Year:Essen 2002Picture of 'Fette Autos'
Designer:Heinrich Glumpler
Publisher name:Edition Erlkönig
Status:In print
Price:EUR 25.00
Type:Board
No. of players:1-7
Age:10 years and up
Duration:¾ hour
Awards:à la carte: card game award of the Fairplay magazine, Rank: 9 (2003)
German reviews:DLZ, H@LL9000, Pöppelkiste, REVIEW, ReichDerSpiele, Spielphase
Rules:RULES (DE)
Online shop:EFUN (EN)
Translations:Street Illegal (2005); Z-Man Games; Heinrich Glumpler
Comment:No important language specific text on cards or playing board.
Press info:Fat Cars is a card driven racing game in which 8 of the 48 Track cards are used to build a new race course for each game.

Each player will have 5 Tempo cards hidden and 3 cards open defining velocity and quality of their maneuvers. Each round (driving through one Track card) the players accelerate and brake their cars using tempo cards and earn chips if their open tempo cards match the track card. The chips may be used in a poker game to attack other cars.

Whoever has the best position at the end of the race wins the game. Each race will always have 7 cars with any non-player Cars, called "Alte Hasen" (= old pro's), controlled by the rules.
The same rules applies even if the game is played solo. Without "alte Hasen" even 7 players can play.

A point system allows Campaign play over a series of races.

Additional rules and materials will become available at www.edition-erlkoenig.de.
Contents:6 colored wooden cars
6 grey wooden cars
48 track cards
72 tempo cards
60 chips
1 playing board
1 rule
Picture of 'Fette Autos'
Picture of 'Fette Autos'
Last modified:10.01.07

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