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Pastiche [Toy]


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  • Age range: 10 and up / Number of players: 2 to 4 / Play time: 40
  • Manufacturer: Gryphon Games
  • 34 Commission Cards, 132 Palette Cards, 54 Palette Hexes, 1 Three-Hex Starting Piece, 4 Player Reference Cards, 1 Game Board
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Product Description

A World of Beautiful Colors comes alive as players choose commission cards picturing 34 of the finest European art works of the past six centuries. Players score their commissions by mixing primary colors through clever tile placement and recreating the palette of colors used by the masters who created these works. Explore the paintings palettes and pasts of the artists in this unique and challenging game for the whole family. While placing hexagonal pieces to gain palette (color) cards players become familiar with the different color combinations that produce the many hues of an artists palette... all listed on the Player Reference Card. Players also learn to recognize many great artists and their works as they complete commissions.

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  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 2.4 x 12.5 inches ; 4 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 4.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • ASIN: B004QJG85C
  • Item model number: 52110G
  • Manufacturer recommended age: 12 years and up
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #57,949 in Toys & Games (See Top 100 in Toys & Games)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Kathleen Smith on February 25, 2012
As a family that loves board games, we were very interested in this game because it is so different than other games. The two main phases of the game are placing your hex tile to determine which color paints you get and trading paints. My sons, ages 9 to 15, like it and ask to play it often. It was easy enough to explain the rules to a group of friends. It involves planning and exposes you to famous paintings, so I suppose the educational value is pretty good.
Yes, it costs more money than you'd spend at toy stores but these kinds of games (Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, etc.) are higher quality and not gimmicky like so many kids' games.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Godly Gadfly on August 3, 2011
The most recent game in the Gryphon Games Family Games series is Pastiche, which was released early in 2011. Designed by Sean D. MacDonald, it is a wonderfully themed and beautifully produced gateway style game for 2-4 players about mixing colours to re-create famous paintings. It's gorgeously produced with stunning components, and is an outstanding family game that has proven very accessible, by offering relatively straight forward game-play without sacrificing a high fun factor or meaningful decisions. The game has an intriguing mix of various mechanics, among them being: tile placement, set collection, trading, and hand management.

The basic concept is that players must place hex tiles which feature dabs of colours, and depending on how these hexes are placed adjacent to existing hexes, new colours will be created. Through careful hex placement and trading, players must try to acquire the colours needed to complete commissions for famous paintings. Each of these `commission cards' is a quality and thick tile featuring a well-known artistic work, beautifully reproduced. It looks fantastic, and the mechanics mesh quite well with the theme.

Pastiche is intended to be family friendly, and it has the right mix of ingredients to be a successful gateway game, and I can even see potential for it to get nominated for gaming industry awards. We've played it over a dozen times, and continue to be impressed, despite it not being a heavy game. Recommended! - EndersGame @ BGG
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By jillian on June 18, 2011
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This game is beautiful...colors and pictures. The paintings in the game are real, so we feel like we are getting a little culture while playing. I knew I would like this game because of the hex mechanism we have grown to love in other games, such as Catan. But the play is completely different and much more fun (and even competitive and cut-throat if you want it to be). Overall, it is a game we get to the table much more often than I ever expected. I only rank it a "like" in durability because it is cardboard (which I am not suggesting should be changed--it works well and is beautiful). I think it is very thick and good quality for a cardboard, but I could see that in rougher hands it could be damaged. The box is the heaviest and strongest I have ever seen in a board game.
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I think that this game has gone under the board gaming radar maybe because of its theme. Here your not building cities, placing workers, attaking other players or controlling an area; you are simply painting art!. The game is just beautiful and, the components and the mechanics keep you totally engaged with tthe theme. Without a doubt is the most thematic game I own and it will be coming off my shelve very often. It is not complex and even tough is a peaceful game, it can get extremely challenging. The easels and player's commission cards rock!!!
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Requires a good deal of strategy to win, but it is easily accessible for the whole family! We play ages 7 and up.

Be the first to reach a certain number if points (varies by number if players). Choose paintings and paint colors wisely ~ some are worth more, but require tricky colors, and collect bonuses for sets from the same artist. There is maximum number of paints allowed in your hand, so don't bite off more than you can chew!
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Perfect for small groups who like to have good fun. Creative and makes you think. Love it. Highly recommend! Why are you still reading this, go place your order!
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By Jung Mun Gul on August 11, 2013
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The idea seems like it will be a winner...learn how to mix secondary and tertiary colors and learn about history's masterpieces and their artists at the same time. The problem is, it's boring - especially to kids. The card trading mechanic is such that it doesn't encourage trading between players, and so the key element of player interactivity is lost. And, as much as misguided parents may think it's important for kids to know the difference between Monet and Manet, the kids just don't care. What some art industry 'experts' tell us are the classics are just boring...kids would prefer Pikachu.
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Much-improved printing over the original which didn't include easels. The production on this game is unmatched. The box is probably the most sturdy one in my collection! Only loses a star because it's a bit on the easy side. But it's good for playing with people who aren't complete boardgame nerds such as myself.
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