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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – 2021 (Part 2)

From Yucata, at some point we slid (not into DMs but) into Boardgame Arena. The BGA interface for creating games is horrible compared to the simplicity of Yucata and it’s a real barrier to entry. But the drive for gaming … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – 2021 (Part 1)

So, where did I leave off.  Ahh, yes. Last I wrote we were all facing imminent extinction and my group had sloughed off to hide on Yucata and wait it out. In desperation for gaming newness, we might have inadvertently … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – 2020 (Part 5)

My hits of Essen (Die Crew, Maracaibo, and Expedition to Newdale) have all seen significant play over the last two months, and I’m still very happy with them. They’ve been reducing the number of new games played though compared to … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – 2020 (Part 4)

The cream of the crop are the games I’ve played more than twice each year over the last 5 years. For those who’ve been reading along over the last few years there won’t be much surprise, but for the record, … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots –2020 (Part 1)

As a new year commences, perhaps it’s timely to ruminate on the journey that junkie gamers take. In your introduction to the hobby, every game is amazing, your eyes are opening up to a world of endless possibilities, every game … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots –2019 (Part 27)

At time of writing, I’ve just finished our Essen weekend here in Sydney with 100 of my closest gaming friends (here’s a shoutout to the glorious Advent Games for organising and hosting), which means I have a bank of snapshots … Continue reading

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