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Year:1995Picture of 'Flaschenteufel'
Designer:GŁnter Cornett
Publisher name:Bambus Spieleverlag
Status:Out of print
Price:DM 10
No. of players:3-4
Age:10 years and up
Duration:½ to ¾ hour
Awards:ŗ la carte: card game award of the Fairplay magazine, Rank: 4 (1996)
German reviews:DCLIQ, FAIRspielt, GoodGameGuide, Mit80New, ReichDerSpiele, SpielMitMir, Spielphase
English reviews:Faidutti, The Games Journal
French reviews:Faidutti
Homepages:Homepage (EN), Homepage (DE)
Rules:RULES (DE)
Online shop:EFUN (EN)
Successors:Flaschenteufel (2003); Bambus Spieleverlag; GŁnter Cornett
Comment:maintheme:Trick taking material: Cards
Press info:Based on a novel by Robert Louis Stevenson:

The Bottle Imp

The bottle grants its owner power and prosperity time of his live. But if he dies before he could sell it he goes to hell straight away.

There is a peculiarity about the bottle: It cannot be sold at all, unless sold at a loss. At a price of 2 cents the bottle will be hard enough to sell...

In the card game the bottle imp helps the players to get tricks worth while, but will one ever again get rid of the doomed bottle?

A devilish trick taking game...
Contents:36 playing cards in three suits (12 each of dollars, cents and centimes)
1 start value card (19) (= 19)
4 card distribution tables
2 cards as used to construct the bottle imp
1 trademark card
Picture of 'Flaschenteufel'
Picture of 'Flaschenteufel'
Last modified:07.01.19

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