The Old Town Kopitiam meetup continues this Friday with three more games including the highly rate Broom Service hitting the tables. Find out Heng’s impression of these games.
While the BoardgameCafe.net crew is away at Essen for SPIEL 2015, some OTK regulars met up at our previous meetup venue OLD TOWN KOPITIAM Cheras for a night of Barony and Galaxy Rolling…. read on to find out their impressions of these two games.
BGC OTK Meetup Report 3/9/10 – F.I.T.S., Through the Desert, Through the Ages, Caylus Premium Limited Edition, Princes of Machu Pichu
An Engineer’s nite, this is nite is. As newcomer Eunice asked what all our occupations were, we answered: me – Electrical & Electronic Engineer, jack208 – Software Engineer, Lester – IT pseudo-Engineer, Eunice – Mechanical Engineer (And then later Cristiano, the Software Engineer joined us). I think it […]
The night started with me punching out jack208’s pristine Indonesia set… …helped by blownfreaks… …rhyen, why didn’t you help us? (cracking knuckles)… … let’s go through the rules… rhyen, are you paying attention??? rhyen starts off rice in Bali. i start off rice in Jawa Barat and jack208 […]
Thanks to Marcus ‘friedricetheman’ aka ‘the laminator’ lau, we did Indonesia the boardgame after hearing about this game from various places. The best recommendation came from ‘boardgameswithscott’ who is a hardcore gamer whose gamer taste include the 18xx train series. This game also witness the return of Dark […]
Welcome to BGC Boardgame Retreat! This is the third boardgame retreat I’ve been to and I’m unique in being the only one attending all three retreats held in recent years. But enough about me, on to the report! I’m sure jack208 will post something later so I’m just […]
(left: Nelson, right: Blownfreaks) This day saw the return of Nelson back to OTK, unfortunately into the jaws of Age of Steam sharks. (pic: Afif) Afif, the other AOS newbie learning the ropes. (left: me, middle:kaz) I did what I normally do and secure the locomotive action early […]
The game session started with El Grande. (left: Crabzai, right:Blownfreaks) Oldie but goldie. Played it only once before, still not doing great in this session. (left: me) I put many people onto my ‘court’ unaware that there are nefarious cards that can wipe them all out! We did […]
BGC Meetup Report 12/3/10 @ Old Town Kopitiam Cheras – China, Aladdin’s Dragon, Funny Friends, Dungeon Lords, Wasabi, Puerto Rico
The gang starts with China – apparently this game was so easy that rhyen multitasked on his laptop while aycee multitasked on his hands-free… waiyan takes the game more seriously while explaining the rules to akmal (i hope i got his name right). I was busy eating while […]
Dungeon Lords was played for the first time in M’sia. Find out what we think of it. Plus more moor farming in Agri-land till the wee hours of Sat morning.
Looks like it’s Friedemann Friese’s nite as we did two of his games… Powergrid and Factory Manager. The Korean map of Powergrid pose the interesting question of whether you buy resources from the North or South Korean market…. Read ayheng’s report of his winning session and pick up one or two Powergrid strategies from him. Also, find out what is “Powergrid Director’s Cut”. Enjoy!
As six leaders gathered their troops and resources to fight for the control of Mecatol Rex, a total eclipse of the Sun brought DARKNESS upon the entire universe. Find out how these six leaders maneuvered and fought in darkness in a game of Twilight Imperium 3.