4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
It's an ok game,
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This review is from: Jumbulaya Game (Toy)
My Fiance and I love word games, scrabble, boggle, bananagrams, etc. So for our anniversary, I wanted to get him a new word game that we would both enjoy. I looked for a while and after reading the reviews decided on Jumbulaya. It's an ok game, and it is certainly challenging, but it's kind of a slow play, and it is more fun with 3 or 4 people (instead of 2). I'm not sure what would have made this game better, really... a bigger playing surface, less rigid rules, or more variety of ways to win... We don't really rush to play this game, usually just think "oh we haven't played that in a while" so we'll pick it up and try it again. We always end up tweaking the rules of play, and usually move on to something else after about 45 minutes of slow play. It's fun, don't get me wrong, it's just not the next best thing, and you have to be in a concentrating and thinking mood (and not get too caught up in the written rules). Hey, for $11, it's worth having as a variety in our game collection, and you'll probably think that too.