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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – 2019 (Part 8)

I may have mentioned previously that I contract out to help manage elections on behalf of the various local electoral commissions. I’ve just completed one (state election) and, whilst still in health recovery for that, the federal election is about … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots –2019 (Part 5)

I keep a log of all my game plays in an Access database, and have done since I re-caught the gaming bug in 1999. Being able to *know* things rather than guess them (like how many times have I played … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – 2019 (Part 2)

We’re well into our Essen Review weekend now, where there are no clocks in the room nor windows to the outside world, only windows into our souls. And our souls here are saying if you want to consistently play good … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots –2019 (Part 1)

This year [2018] I played 721 games in 311 titles, 187 of which were new to me (beating my previous record of 150). Slightly over 60%. The big hitters were:Lord of the Rings: The Card Game (55)Gloomhaven (35)Mystic Vale (33) … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots –2018 (Part 19)

Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots –2018 (Part 19) {Editor’s note – we are sticking with the new numbering system which we finally started to use in November – Next year, we’ll do it right and start with 2019, Part 1.} Now that I’ve finished managing my most recent election, it’s back to real life. Meaning games! These actually managed to get done in the odd spare times between bouts of democracy wielding, … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – 2018, Part 17

Oh yes, yes, yes, there’s been some quality goodness found over the last fortnight. Let’s jump straight in … [Editor’s note – due to scheduling issues on my part – we are changing the numbering system of these snapshots and … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – June 2017 (Part 1)

Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – June 2017 (Part 1) Similar to May, there are so many games I played for the first time in June that I’m going to split this month’s snapshots article into two parts so as to … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – May 2017 (Part 2)

Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – May 2017 (Part 2) So this is part 2 of May’s new game adventures. By: Patrick Brennan   In other gaming, The Downfall of Pompeii proved a hit with my teenage boys. I knew it … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – May 2017 (Part 1)

Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – May 2017 (Part 1) There are so many games I played for the first time in May (we really should have a non-innuendo hobby-specific term which covers this) that I thought I’d better split this … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Now I’m Done With Seafall …

Now I’m Done With Seafall … … I guess I can let loose on what I think about the game. Our party of 4 has finished the campaign, taking (the roughly expected) 14 games to do so. For fear of … Continue reading

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