First game night of December: The Voyages of Marco Polo #boardgames
… aaand: Ticket to Ride: My First Journey is a also still fun with the kids. Fast and usually super close. #boardgames
After 5 games of Wildlands with my 7yo (we play without Interrupts) I slowly get a feeling for the asymmetry between factions, even for single characters. Fun! #boardgames
Played Forum Trajanum. Solid, puzzly, but also Stefan Feld reaching new heights of dryness. Mostly good production. Would prefer the quicker Strasbourg from the same author. 6/10 #boardgames
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Vacations. Observations: The Mind doesn't work with a 6 year old who's not super confident with numbers yet. No Thanks does work and also grandma likes it. „Blank“ fell flat for now; poor card quality; daughter might like it. #boardgames
The Kickstarter for AuZtralia has been really smooth. Drama-free campaign and great end product. Now let's see how the game works out. I'll probably be fine with it, but I can see how the random setup of Old Ones and personality card distribution might lead to "swingy" game situations. Lost my first solo game very early (My port destroyed by a Mi-Go) against the Old Ones with 20:31 VP. With a *slighly* different setup it could have been 5:50 … #boardgames
You can buy 2 #boardgames at SPIEL'18/Essen (or order to your place, free shipping ;) — which games would it be?
Not going to Essen doesn't equal not geeking out about new releases, right? #boardgames
More first times: Pitchcar (yay!), Bonk (hey!), Knister/Würfel Bingo (k), Catacombs and Castells (eh), and [not pictured] Nimble (meh). #boardgames
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