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.
Part 2 of our Fri-the-13 meetup report where jack208 wrote about a great 18TN session. If you have always wanted to find out how 18xx plays, this is a good report to read!
A Friday the 13th meetup…. where we did Galaxy Trucker, Santiago (a fave of mine), Bang, Agricola and 18TN. If you wanted to find out in details how Galaxy Trucker plays, this is the report to read.
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!
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!