The overdue report of the session before-and-after Chinese New Year where we intro-ed Agricola to two newbies (using the K-deck no less) and Aladdin’s Dragons get another session, this time with the full might of the Magic Spells!
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.
BGC Meetup 29/1/10 Part 2 @ OTK Cheras – Powergrid Korea, Small World, Chicago Express, Bang!, Factory Manager
The full sessrep for last Fri’s session where we did Small World, Chicago Express, Bang!, Powergrid Korea (covered in an earlier sessrep posted a few days ago) and Factory Manager.
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!
Yes the report you’ve been waiting for! First impression of IMPERIAL 2030 from it’s very first play in Malaysia last Fri 22/1. Read on to find out how Imperial 2030 rates.
BGC Meetup 22/1/10 @ OTK Cheras – Funny Friends, RA Dice Game, Long Shot, Imperial 2030, Acquire, Monopoly Deal, Perudo
Another awesome OTK evening with 7 games played over 9+ hours. In addition to faves & oldies like Long Shot, Acquire, Perudo, we also did Monopoly Deal, Funny Friends, RA the Dice Game and open the shrinkwrapped on the latest IMPERIAL 2030.
Legend has it that once some powerful Jedi Lords frequented a quaint looking cafe called OldTown. These Lords were mysterious.. they came in the evening when the sun has set and left only in the following morning when dawn breaks.
Keeping with our momentum of doing new Essen games for 2010, we checked-listed another new game ie Spain & Portugal map for Powergrid. Read on to see how we rate it.
Second part of our 8/1 meetup report. This time CK writes about the 18EU game that ended at 5.30 am the following morning. Read the report and find out why it is good to hold 30% shares in someone else’s company! (muahahaha)
2nd Meetup of the new year, and we did a brand new Essen 2009 game for the 1st time in M’sia – GREED INCORPORATED. Read Hiew’s write-up of this game to find out if this is also a game you’ll like.
The first meetup of the new 2010 saw us doing three brand new games from Essen – Long Shot (a fun horse racing game), Factory Manager (the much-awaited spin-off of Powergrid) and Rise of Empires (Wallace’s sequel to his great Struggle of Empires). Read ayheng’s report to find out what we think of these games. 🙂
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.