Category Archives: Gathering of Friends

Tom Rosen: Eighty-Nine Games in Seven Days and 5,700 Words

I had the good fortune of traveling to a week-long convention last month at which I tried many new games and new-to-me games, so I’m here to report back on my experience… and opinions of course. Day 1 – Discovering … Continue reading

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Good Games & Great Friends: The Gathering 2013

Set the Wayback Machine For 2002 My first Gathering of Friends was back in 2002 and even though I’d been in the hobby for a long time, it was an overwhelming experience. Puerto Rico had just been released… and multiple … Continue reading

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Tom Rosen: 8 days, 7 nights, 0 sleep

Eight days and 79 games later, I’ve survived another week of severe sleep deprivation, all in the name of trying as many new releases, old favorites, and upcoming games as possible.  The Gathering gave me a chance to play a … Continue reading

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Larry Levy: 2011 Gathering of Friends Recap

The Gathering was terrific as ever, maybe more so than usual for me, since last year I missed it for the first time since Alan was kind enough to invite me almost a decade ago.  I wanted to summarize my … Continue reading

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Patrick Korner: Gathering of Friends 2011 Recap

Howdy all! Unless you’ve been living under a rock (and I’m sure it’s a mighty comfy rock), you know that the annual Gathering of Friends convention, organized by one Alan R. Moon, Esquire, took place over the past week. I … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Gathering of 2011 Recap

Well, the Gathering is over now, and it’s time for everyone to return to their regularly scheduled lives.  But, for those ten days, there was nothing but games, friends and food to occupy us.  I, and other Opinionated Gamers, tried … Continue reading

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Greg Schloesser 2011 Gathering of Friends Recap

GATHERING 2011 – RECAP Attending Alan Moon’s Gathering of Friends is always one of my favorite gaming and social experiences.  Not only do I get to play dozens of games virtually non-stop over the course of five days, I also … Continue reading

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The OG@GoF #10 – Saturday Update

Thurs 4/21 Dale Yu: So far, one game played all day prior to Dinner – a fun game of Tichu with Alan Moon as my partner.  Managed to stay out until 3am last night playing games and talking with Donald … Continue reading

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The OG@GoF #9 – cornucopia prizes

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OG@GoF #8 – Prototypes, Thoughts on new games, Basketball

Weds – Thurs 4/20-21 Dale Yu: Hey it’s Wednesday!  The Internet situation hasn’t improved, so updates will be spotty until this is fixed… and apologies for the formatting – it’s hard to do this well from the iPad. Just played … Continue reading

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