Wicked times! :)
Absolutely! Although I was probably too young to understand all of the jokes.
Saw Junta being played at I-Con 28 this past weekend. The players seemed to be having a lot of fun. Unfortunately, the same group had also checked out a copy of the Tomb boardgame from the library that sat unopened and unplayed on their table for most of the night...
It´s one of those games that are better not revisited, but rather fondly remembered; a bit like a high school crush.But man, did we have fun with Junta, I can tell you. There´s still a corpus of ad-hoc invented puns and jokes me and my buddies refer to that stem from our Junta-craze.
I had some buddies in college who were obsessed with Junta. I never really got into it but I often wish I had.
Junta is great fun.It's one of the few board games my group has explicitly asked for me to bring back.
I've played it a few times, and it's fun. But as far as I can recall most of the time most of the players have very little incentive to keep the current government together, and the result is a long and boring succession of almost immediate collapses into civil war. I think Kremlin is better. Down With The King is another flawed but interesting "cabinet game".
Junta is such a blast. My friend Gordon always gets elected El Presidente because he gives hilarious acceptance speeches: "My fellow citizens, a new day has dawned for our fair Republic..." Good times.
Ah, the ceremonial shelling of the Presidential Palace by the Admiral of the Navy to start off a coup. The only perk of that position, normally reserved for the immediate former President...
An absolute classic, although with the benefit of hindsight I now think the game was too long and repetitive.It was hilarious for the first three hours of play though.
Played a lot back in the day.
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Sheesh - Junta! I have been recalling my one evening with this game and a bunch of gamers in the eighties somewhere in a church hall in Wodonga, Victoria with the nearest gaming club i could reach, a distance of about 50 miles.It was one of the greatest games and I still recall it. I think I played my first game of the original illuminati at the same place, btw.