2009’s Chinese New Year gaming starting off with Knizia’s SAMURAI followed by another delicious 6-player ACQUIRE. The evening – or rather morning as we finished at 7.30am the following morning – was capped off by AGRICOLA and BRASS.
Chinese New Year gaming where four OTK regulars attempted German politics in Die Macher. Earlier we did a session of Le Havre where the infamous Picket Line was in play!
The 2nd part of the meetup report for 9/1 that featured our first write-up of the Le Havre game plus photos of King of Siam, Stone Age and Ice Flow.
BGC Meetup 9/1/2009 @ OTK Cheras – Imperial, China Moon, Hey That’s My Fish, Ice Flow, King of Siam, Perudo Dice, Stone Age, Le Havre
Imperial No-investor-card variant was the highlight of this meetup. Read this report to find out how the No-Investor-Card variant compares with the standard Investor-Card version. China Moon, King of Siam, Hey That’s My Fish, Ice Flow, Stone Age, Perudo Dice and Le Havre were also played.
The 2nd part of the 2/1/2009 Meetup report where you can read about what I thought of Dominion and Le Havre. Did Agricola’s designer follow-up with another great game in Le Havre?
The 1st meetup for 2009 and an old fave of mine IMPERIAL was brought back to the table. We also did Cash-n-Guns, Dominion and Le Havre. Find out what we thought of Dominion and Le Havre.
A solid gaming Friday starting at 8pm and ending at 4.30 am saw us played Coloretto, Blokus, Caylus, Puerto Rico and 1856 where four gamers witnessed the inaugural formation of the CGR (1856) for the 1st time in M’sia!
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.
After an intense one day fight, the hardcore gamers continued late into the night with heavies such as DUNE and 1856. In spite of the late night, all gamers assembled back on-time at Day Two to continue with more gaming rounds to conclude this hugely successful Euro Game Retreat!
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! 🙂
Early days when Boardgamecafe.net used to have meetups on Sat at Games Circle. You can read about the first play of 1830 way back in 2005; some interesting play notes in this session. More nostalgic sessreps coming soon as we move our old sessreps from the old blog to this new blog site.