Are you HOSTILE yet??
February 1, 2007 9:34 PM   Subscribe

Get Hostile! - Inspired by the well-beloved Avalon Hill board game Acquire, Get Hostile! is a free, web-based board game that has already sucked up hours of my time. Check out the quick tutorial to get up to speed, then play against live opponents or AI's, forming corporations, buying stock, and doing hostile takeovers!
posted by ikkyu2 (11 comments total) 15 users marked this as a favorite
You know, I was just thinking about trying to recreate Acquire somehow. Cool!
posted by Malor at 9:35 PM on February 1, 2007

via Projects.

Yes, it was a drive-by one-post by the site's admin/programmer Brian, but both Brian and the site are such a class act that I have no qualms about this FPP.

posted by ikkyu2 at 9:37 PM on February 1, 2007

I don't care if it's Pepsi Blue, I {heart} Acquire.
posted by dw at 9:44 PM on February 1, 2007

[this is good]
posted by roll truck roll at 12:43 AM on February 2, 2007

I love Avalon Hill games. It's too bad it's just a brand owned by Milton Bradley now.

Anyway, this is an awesome thing. Thanks Brian! (and ikkyu for the post)
posted by Captaintripps at 5:39 AM on February 2, 2007

Any Axis & Allies game that's comparable?
posted by kmartino at 6:53 AM on February 2, 2007

I love this game. I don't understand why it's out of print.
posted by demiurge at 6:58 AM on February 2, 2007

Swank! Thank you!
posted by adamgreenfield at 8:10 AM on February 2, 2007

You know 3 hours ago I thought this was going to be boring. _Three hours_.
posted by Mitheral at 7:47 PM on February 2, 2007

Wow, missed this before. Acquire is great, and I just managed to pick up a pristine edition for $3 at a thrift store last week, which means I have two copies now. I couldn't be more pleased.

Thanks for this post.
posted by OmieWise at 6:51 AM on February 9, 2007

This is worse than Tower Defense, by which I mean better
posted by OmieWise at 8:55 AM on February 9, 2007

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