Our annual BGC Boardgame Retreat was back on again! This time we held it at a beach resort and extended to 2 days. Over 40 different games were played among 20+ gamers. If you were not there, find out what you missed! If you were one of the participants, relive the joy of that wonderful weekend! Read on to find out what games were on the table for GAME ZERO and GAME ONE.
OUR ANNUAL RETREAT IS BACK! A solid two days of non-stop gaming, over 12 hours of intense gaming experience and if you include the After-8 session, close to 20 hrs of gaming. See over 25 different games – old, new, classic – in play, learn many of them and make new friends. Plus this event happens only once a year! DON’T MISS IT!
Beside organizing free & open boardgaming meetups regularly in the Klang Valley, Boardgamecafe.net have always been keen to get everyone together once in a while for a weekend retreat of boardgaming! After a very successful retreat back in 2006 (which was co-organized with Imagine Games), Boardgamecafe.net now brought you our very own (first) BGC Boardgamecafe Retreat which was held at 6,000 ft above sea level in Genting Highland’s First World Hotel (GICC).
This week we return to arguably the first boardgame café in Msia – MAGE CAFE in Damansara Jaya – as we seek to find out who shall be our 9th and 10th Finalists. Two rounds were played – Germany first, then China – read on to find out what Ribena Lychee has to do with Power Grid. 🙂
After a tour of Qualifiers hosted by newly set-up boardgame cafes, we are honored to be back among one of the oldest game shop to premier in M’sia – WOLF GAME SHOP. Only the brave lurks in the lair of the wolf, and with rumours of Empress Hacan the Merciful making a return from her Catan slumber, we were all set for an explosive qualifier!
Four Finalists now confirmed. Setapak is a relatively new ground for Boardgamers as most of them are centered in Damansara/PJ area so it’s said only a fierce dragon will dare cross over the river. Find out what happpens when Dragon Kev crosses over to the Setapak waters to compete with 5 local incumbents in the latest Power Grid Qualifier.
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.
For those contemplating or have already registered for the Power Grid tournament, here are the answers to some Frequently Asked Questions. Looking forward to see you soon at one of our Qualifiers. 🙂
The first POWER GRID Tournament in M’sia starts next Sunday (Mar13) with the first leg being kicked off at Boardgame Depot, Lucky Garden Bangsar and will continue over the next few weeks at Cassian Kitchen, Family Boardgame Station, Wolf Game Shop, and OTK Cheras. Are you ready to see if you can built your power plant empire better than the rest?
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 […]