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Old 14-12-2017, 13:13   #381
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The general what you've been playing discussion thread

There’s a couple of useful player aids on bgg:

https://boardgamegeek.com/filepage/140535/player-aid-13

https://boardgamegeek.com/filepage/1...player-aid-v10

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Old 14-12-2017, 17:40   #382
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Yep, GWT is great! And I agree that it's not hard to play once you get into it. The manual is also very clear, I found.
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Old 21-12-2017, 17:08   #383
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Nice write up of Voyage Game.

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/20...istmas-cracker
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Old 28-12-2017, 23:09   #384
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I've not played a board game for years and then it was only ever mainstream titles. Recently I've been toying with the idea of picking up a couple of games and while stuff like Gloomhaven and Great Western Trail etc look stunning I know they would be a bit heavy for me plus I know no one would entertain joining me in even giving them a go.

After lots of reading and watching Youtube vids I've finally ordered two games, Pandemic & Patchwork. The latter was the only title Mrs Bish showed a little interest in (Mmmm that looks OK actually) and I liked what I saw of Pandemic plus at a push I could be a sad billy no mates and have a few solo games. the other game I nearly ordered was Onitama but I'll see how I go with these first.

Worse case I can always sell them on as they seem to hold their value, in fact some are not easy to get hold of. Does anyone know anywhere that has Azul in stock?
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Old 28-12-2017, 23:11   #385
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Both great choices Bish. Hope you convert Mrs B to the hobby.
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Hope you convert Mrs B to the hobby.
I'm pretty sure she will like Patchwork as we watched a couple of gameplay tutorials already.

I've seen two versions of the time board one round one square I take it one is an older version?
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It's double sided. Both play the same - just choose the one you prefer.
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It's double sided. Both play the same - just choose the one you prefer.
Ahh I see, I wondered why it looked different from various pictures and videos. I just assumed one was a first gen version.
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Old 29-12-2017, 09:36   #389
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Patchwork is a superb game
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Once you've got the wife into it a great 2p game that I've recently discovered and is sadly little known is Mettalum. Nice theme and great strategy game

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Once you've got the wife into it a great 2p game that I've recently discovered and is sadly little known is Mettalum.
It looks OK but I think the Sci Fi theme will be a negative for her.


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Patchwork is a superb game
Our copy arrive today and we've already enjoyed playing a few rounds. I notice that game designer Uwe Rosenberg also made Cottage Garden which looks a little similar.
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Santorini arrived on Friday and it’s been played a dozen or so times over the weekend. Highly recommended, if you can find a copy at a reasonable price (I got it from amazon.com)
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Santorini arrived on Friday and it’s been played a dozen or so times over the weekend. Highly recommended, if you can find a copy at a reasonable price (I got it from amazon.com)
Yeah, we like this too. Pricey for the game it is, but the beauty helps it come out more.

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