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Boardgamecafe.net Meetup Report @ Old Town Kopitiam Cheras 11/3/2011 By jack208 EXCERPT An evening of exploration started with Age of Empires III and then followed by the latest rondel game NAVEGADOR. Power Grid China was also taken out for a preview (with the Power Grid Qualifier ongoing). […]
With two Finalists in the bag, we now move to Subang Jaya where the crocodiles were supposed to meet the sharks. Alas rain and unplanned events drew chaos to crocs plan to descent on shark water, leaving only the sharks to swim by themselves… Find out who were the two top sharks to survive this encounter to join Heng & Alvin in the FINAL.
Continuing from the 1st Round of the Boardgame Depot Qualifier where six made the cut to the 2nd Round. Read this report to find out who are the two among these six who qualified for the FINAL Day.
The 1st POWER GRID Tournament in M’sia kicked off last Sunday with the 1st Qualifier held at the newly opened Boardgame Depot, the latest boardgame café in Bangsar! Find out who among the 12 shall be our first two Finishers for the FINAL Day.
One OTK Meetup where jack208’s not in town saw some light games on the tables, including Hey, That’s My Fish! 10 Days in Asia and Samurai.
Our first meetup post-Chinese New Year saw ZOMBIES in-play (hmm… not superstitious ka?) and the popular – and some said the BEST – 2010 game DOMINANT SPECIES getting intro-ed to the OTK group by Emil. Other games in play were Alhambra, Kaigan, Carson City and Glen More. Another Friday and another 7am meetup!
There are no more… and no more is coming. The much coveted War of the Ring Collector’s Edition is out-of-print, has never been reprinted and will never be. Still want a copy? FFG has some!
Are Gateway Games condescending? What makes for “enjoyable experience” in boardgaming? Read what jack208 who has been organize meetups via Boardgamecafe.net thinks.
Puerto Rico is now back to it’s #1 ranking at Boardgamegeek!! Now the only thing left for Alea to do is to roll out a Premium Edition (ala Caylus)… For those of you who luv this game (as much as me) but don’t get enough play-time, do check […]
A visiting Meetup organizer Nate from the Chicago Boardgames Meetup group prompted an impromptu meetup session at Old Town Pavilion where we also learned something about the Chicago Boardgame Designer scene.
The 2nd part of Day One where 3 more rounds of 12 of the best Euro Games were played among 16 gamers to vie for table positions and points. Find out how they all fared after one intense day of 8-hrs of non-stop gaming….
16 gamers gathering thousands of feet above sea level, over two days and one night, and the opportunity to play a pool of 28 of the best Euro boardgames over 7 rounds of competitive play… where? when? how? Read about this in the very first Euro Boardgame Retreat conducted back in Oct 2006. Like what you read? Then stay tune for the next Boardgame Retreat coming soon in 2010, brought to you by Boardgamecafe.net! 🙂