The 2nd part of our sessrep for 10/1 where we did our first play of WILDCATTERS from Rass Games. Find out what it takes to be an oil tycoon in the turbulent 19th century.
Heavy coop ARCHIPELAGO was in play along other lighter games like BLACK SPY, ALHAMBRA and the exciting & tense JUNGLE TREASURE from Haba. The main course of the evening would be White Goblin’s ARTIFACT and Rass Game WILDCATTERS.
A night of light-medium & fun games with RA, 7 Wonders, Infinite City, Pick-a-Dog and King of Tokyo getting around the tables. We also have a group’s first play of ELDRITCH HORROR, a revisit to the First City of Catan in ELASUND and we ended with an old fave of economic-magic of SCEPTER OF ZAVANDOR.
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BGC welcomed 2014 with more Essen 2013 games brought to the OTK tables as we see gamers trying to save SOS TITANIC and TZOLKIN got a run-thru with their TRIBES & PROPHECIES expansion. Old classic PUERTO RICO was on the table again while the late night session (R2) ended with Wallace’s AUTOMOBILE.
Read all about MADEIRA in the first play of this Essen 2013 release in Malaysia at OTK last December. Three other Essen 2013 games – BANG THE DICE GAME, ORIGIN and CAPPUCCINO – and some old faves like PUERTO RICO, TICKET TO RIDE. Adios to a great 2013 of gaming!
ORIGIN was on the table tonight while we also bring back an old fave AGE OF EMPIRES III to test out the BUILDER expansion
A Black Friday meetup saw some of the recent Essen ’13 games hitting the OTK tables including the recent Queen kickstarter DARK DARKER DARKEST. Find out how this zombie game plays.
We are back with our traditional year-end Black Friday Sale! While the actual Black Friday in the US was on the 29th November, we were busy preparing for our BGC Retreat at Kin Tick. So we chose to do our Black Friday Sale on a different period and given today’s Friday the 13th, it’s the best day to announce our Black Friday Sale! J
Taking opportunity of a public holiday, we set up stall to test out how good PATCHISTORY plays. Patchistory is the latest Civ game from Korea which sold out in Essen within 30-45 min. Find out if it’s as good as the hype. We also saw RIALTO on the table tonight.
The first of our Essen 2013 previews in preparation for our BGC Retreat. Concordia, Glass Road, Cafe Melange, Coup, Okiya, Mascarade, Legacy and Canterbury were among the games played. Find out what we think of these games.
We thought we’ll run some of last year’s Essen releases before we head off for this year’s Essen but ended doing a mix of new, old and missed games in a strange night of a “zoo with salty ginkgo tree in an odd village”. Read on to find out more, tsk tsk.