Category Archives: Sessions

Dale Yu: Session Report from the Doldrums

This time of year is what I jokingly refer to as the gaming doldrums.  From MW.com: Full Definition of DOLDRUMS 1:  a spell of listlessness or despondency 2 often capitalized :  a part of the ocean near the equator abounding … Continue reading

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Tom Rosen: Gamecation – The Finale

In late July I convinced a third and final friend from New York to make the trek down to Virginia for a long weekend of board gaming, or for those of you without an aversion to newly minted portmanteaus, a … Continue reading

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Tom Rosen: Gamecation – The Middle

When we left off yesterday, we had just concluded the story of a May gamecation (or long-weekend vacation for the express and sole purpose of playing board games) and were resting up for our June visitor.  Today we continue our … Continue reading

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Tom Rosen: Gamecation – The Beginning

This summer I managed to cajole, pressure, and persuade four friends from afar to travel to our nation’s capital, not for a weekend of sightseeing but for a weekend of game playing. One traveler dubbed this his “gamecation” and the … Continue reading

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Cincygamer July Session Report

Well, it’s been a long time since I’ve written an old-fashioned session report – my writing has been focused on reviews and stuff for the blog.  When I started writing about games, it was mostly session reports posted to BGG, … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Recap of the 2011 Cincygamers game nights

Well, since the fall of 2010, I’ve been blessed to have a regular weekly game group again.  For a long time, most of my gaming occurred at the various conventions and invitationals on the gaming calendar.  However, our local group … Continue reading

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Summer Reruns #4 — The Many Faces of the Desert Planet

After explaining last week why six player games are no good, I thought it would only be fitting this week to republish my glowing session report of Dune – the pinnacle of six player gaming.  Frank Herbert’s Dune is a … Continue reading

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