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Monday morning at the gathering

Well, first, it’s Sunday night finished… We kept playing new games from Ken Hill’s game pile. Wood may not be the right material for the tiles as they are different You start with 17. Facedown and 5 face up that … Continue reading

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Saturday night at the Gathering

After dinner, back for more games. First off, Alan’s Adventureland from Rio Grande.  Here players try to build the best amusement park they can. There is a little but of card drafting and a little bit of board placement strategy.  … Continue reading

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Tour around the gaming tables

Photo safari of the game room Council of Four 7 ages

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Sunday post lunch

Sorry about the last post. A tad short because I can’t remember to change the post to a draft. After lunch, another prototype. This one is being developed by Zman, with a 2017ish release date if it works out. Of … Continue reading

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Sunday at the Gathering

List of games played on Saturday Quadropolis expert Quadropolis with secret expansion 2f card game Bear Valley Sail away Animals on board Beyond baker street Cacao Chocolatl – all four expansion modules Alan’s Adventureland Balloon challenge.   Tak

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Saturday afternoon/evening at the Gathering

The room is really filling up now.  Feels like 150-200 total, so about half of the group is here.  The name tags finally made it. I’m yellow badged this year. The first game after lunch was a card game. I … Continue reading

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Saturday morning from the Gathering

Here is the full list of games played on Friday Tuscany Codenames pictures Dynasties Junkart Codenames pictures Doctor panic Quadropolis Colony

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Friday night

Here is the rest of the day. Another new game from Rio Grande set up, Tin Goose. Next, a chance to play a prototype of the new Hans im Gluck Essen 2016 release, tentatively titled Orient Express – though the … Continue reading

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Friday mid day at the Gathering

First game of Codenames pictures was played Essentially the same but you need to use picture cards instead of word cards.  . There do not seem to be any taboo words in clues because there are no words on the … Continue reading

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Friday morning at the gathering

Thursday was a slow affair.  Not many people here yet. We helped assemble the welcome bags. There are lots of bags awaiting people now. 

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