More Puerto Rico at BSW

Played some more Puerto Rico at the Brettspielwelt. This time I used the English patch. I haven’t installed it before because I don’t need it for the language, I can read German well enough. However, that’s not the only good thing: now I see how many empty plantation spaces there are, large buildings actually take two spots, I can see how many buildings are left, current player is shown more clearly… All in all, it’s a great patch, especially if you can’t read German.

What’s best, I won the first game! I won today my first ever game of Puerto Rico at BSW, and now I go and win again! Combination of shipping and building proved victorious. The second game wasn’t as good: I placed second. I’ve been recently using a money-heavy strategy, building factories and so on. This game suffered from a lack of direction… I finally became a shipper and had a Wharf, too. I lost by five points to a player who shipped almost as much as I did and built more buildings. Shows you can’t do well if you don’t get lots of money!

But, two wins today, I’m still more than pleased.

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5 responses to “More Puerto Rico at BSW”

  1. hi i just got the game. The problem its all in german and I can’t read it. I have searched the web for the english patch but i can’t find it. I just have your broken link to the English patch. Can you give me a link that works?
    Thanks in advance

  2. I don’t think there’s need for English patch anymore. Just edit the properties file (BrettSpielWelt.prop) and add the line “Nation = en”. Or something like that.

  3. Thx for the link but I guees i miss understood what that was. I was actrually looking for an english patch for the pc game of Puerto Rico because a friend sent to me from germany but i don’t know german.
    Well thx for your help anymay