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Title Version User
Rating
Geek Rating Status User
Plays
Comment
7 Wonders (2010)
7
Jan 2015
7.779
Owned
Plays: 5
7
Jan 2015
6.422
Owned
Plays: 2
Agricola (2007)
7
Dec 2013
8.014
Owned
Plays: 2
7
Nov 2015
7.930
Plays: 1
Arkham Horror (2005)
7
Dec 2013
7.244
Owned
Plays: 4
On the first play we died horribly - it was over in 40 minutes. The second play took close to three hours, and while the first two hours were tense, by the end we won almost too easily - people were doing goofy things (let's all visit the carnival in Dunwich, I've never been there before), just because they had the leeway to do it. I liked that you can't predict how it's going to turn out and that each play had a very different feel. It was a truly immersive game.
2010-06-06
7
Jun 2014
7.681
Owned
Plays: 4
FUN, but a fiddly beast. It needs the right set of gamers to shine. With too many newbies it gets bogged down.
2013-12-27
Bora Bora (2013)
7
Apr 2014
7.367
Owned
Want To Play
Plays: 2
Bruges (2013)
7
Mar 2015
7.276
Owned
Plays: 2
I love this game! Feld in an hour. A lot of hard decisions. Great characters to hire.
2013-12-21
7
Mar 2015
7.612
Owned
Plays: 3
By the designer of Suburbia.
2014-03-26
Chinatown (1999)
7
Jul 2015
6.971
Plays: 1
Heavy pure negotiation.

I would play this often with the right group, but
I would never want to play this with the wrong group, which says more about me as a player than it does about the game. Negotiation isn't my favorite mechanic, and this game was made for those who love negotiation and interaction. I prefer either cooperation or being the master of my own fate.

I had a lot of fun playing this game and can admire it for what it is.
2015-07-12
7
Jun 2015
5.931
Owned
Plays: 1
The interaction in this game is phenomenal. I haven't played anything else that feels like this. Original, innovative, and FUN!

The special interests tie to the lobbyists during elections and the impact of protesters is gneius.
2013-12-27
Dungeon Roll (2013)
7
Jun 2014
6.072
Owned
Plays: 5
There is a lot of game in this little box!

I like the way all the characters are broken in their own way, and that I get a fairly even fight with my gaming partners when everyone plays to their character's strengths.
I like that the game plays completely differently depending on which character I'm playing.
2013-09-21
DungeonQuest (1985)
7
Jun 2014
6.356
Plays: 1
7
Dec 2013
6.377
Owned
Want To Play
Plays: 1
Earth Reborn (2010)
7
Dec 2013
7.274
Owned
For Trade
Elfenland (1998)
7
Dec 2013
6.621
Owned
Plays: 3
Elixir (1987)
7
Dec 2013
5.564
Want In Trade
Wishlist(2)
 (Love to have)
Plays: 2
7
Dec 2013
7.014
Owned
Plays: 8
Awesome, frenetic game. It's a nice change of pace! It's fresh & original and the optional curses and treasures mean it won't get too easy or too stale with repeated plays.

ANOTHER gift from my BGG BF! Thank you! You are too thoughtful & generous by far.
2012-10-22
7
Dec 2013
5.589
Owned
Filthy Rich (1998)
7
Nov 2013
5.906
Owned
Plays: 1
Traded away Endeavor to Frediccini for this. I like the unique mechanic. There's nothing else remotely like it, and it's fun.
2013-11-16
Fish Cook (2012)
7
Jun 2015
5.849
Owned
Plays: 1
Better than a beer and pretzels game, easy to teach, fun, decions that matter, reacting to the dice. Scratches the itch for a fun light game.

GenCon 2013 purchase. Signed by James Ernest.
James Ernest was a super-fun person who I'd like to sit down and play a game with!


Update: we played this and liked it so much that we bought color coded dice to dress it up!
2015-06-14
Fleet (2012)
6.5
Jun 2015
6.735
Plays: 1
Nice filler, and a good game with a lot of important decisions to make. Explained and played in less than an hour.
2013-12-27
Francis Drake (2013)
7
Jan 2014
7.055
Owned
Want To Play
Plays: 2
There is (just) enough going on to keep the players engaged and busy thinking about they want to do next, but it is a pretty simple game.
Smooth, streamlined mechanics.
Fantastic production value.

Downside: Only medium replayability. Everyone really liked it, but every game will feel exactly the same.
2014-01-21
7
Dec 2014
7.029
Owned
Plays: 2
This game was done exceptionally well. When i first heard the name and that it was coop, I cringed, hoping that it was NOT an all against one game with someone playing the opposition...which would have been WRONG.

No need to worry, the game is a fantastic pure coop, with real historical characters and events. The economic weight of the underground railroad is felt as the players try to support their mission to free people in every way possible. It is a very strategic game. I have to admit I hate losing this one more than a normal game, but it creates renewed respect for the people who championed this cause.
2013-12-27
Funny Friends (2005)
7
Jan 2016
6.217
Plays: 1
GOSU (2010)
7
Dec 2013
6.338
Owned
Plays: 3
Ground Floor (2012)
7
Dec 2013
6.582
Wishlist(4)
 (Thinking about it)
Plays: 2
Super Crunchy!!!

You have to pay attention and think ahead in this game. It is a tense worker placement.
2013-12-27
Hey Waiter! (2010)
7
Dec 2014
5.704
Owned
Plays: 1
Isla Dorada (2010)
7
Jun 2015
6.400
Owned
Plays: 3
King of Tokyo (2011)
7
Dec 2013
7.282
Owned
Plays: 15
Labyrinth (1986)
7
Jan 2014
6.214
Owned
Plays: 1
Rated 7 for being good at what it is: a children's game that adults can enjoy playing, too. Each player moves and changes the maze on their turn as they try to make their way to the treasures they need, making this much more strategic and engaging than the vast majority of children's games out there.
2014-01-06
7
Dec 2013
7.698
Plays: 6
Streamlined and very strategic. The theme isn't terribly present in gameplay. Appeals to AmeriTrash lovers AND Euro lovers.
2012-10-27
Luna (2010)
7
Feb 2014
7.008
Owned
Plays: 3
7
Dec 2014
6.414
Plays: 3
7
Dec 2013
7.222
Owned
Plays: 4
I like it, but some of the scenarios are much better than others. And, of course, the set up is so laborious that it doesn't get played as often as it might otherwise.
2013-12-23
Martinique (2009)
7
Dec 2013
5.934
Owned
Plays: 3
I really enjoy this game. The map is great, the point mechanism is good, and the movement mechanic is genius.
2013-12-23
Mr. Jack (2006)
7
Nov 2015
6.983
Notre Dame (2007)
7
Mar 2015
7.260
Owned
Plays: 1
Pandemic (2008)
7
Dec 2013
7.588
Owned
Plays: 6
7
Jan 2016
7.910
Plays: 3
7
Dec 2013
5.561
Owned
Plays: 4
Penny Arcade is quick playing and fun, with decisions that matter.
2013-12-23
7
Dec 2013
6.298
Owned
Want To Play
Plays: 1
7
Nov 2015
7.482
Plays: 1
7
Dec 2013
6.358
Owned
Plays: 6
My daughter, who doesn't like games, ASKS to play this! This game was a gift from an awesome friend.

"Beer and Pretzel" gaming at its best. Second only to Epic Spell Wars in this category for me.
2013-12-23
Revolver (2011)
7
Dec 2014
6.341
Wishlist(2)
 (Love to have)
Plays: 2
7
Jun 2015
7.867
Prev. Owned
Plays: 3
My game group felt that this game was so brutal that it felt like being punished. That's the first time I've heard them refuse to play a game because the theme came across TaoO WELL. I thought the game was good, but sold it since it wasn't going to get played again.
2016-01-05
Scotland Yard (1983)
7
Nov 2015
6.413
Seasons (2012)
7
Dec 2013
7.344
Owned
Plays: 3
7
Dec 2013
6.688
Owned
Plays: 12
This gets requested on meetup game days more than any other game. It has wide appeal. I know of three people who went out and bought it immediately after playing my copy.

It has an interesting hidden team mechanic.
2013-12-23
7
Dec 2013
7.051
Owned
Plays: 2
Small World (2009)
7
Jun 2015
7.326
Owned
Plays: 5
Smash Up (2012)
7
Dec 2013
6.812
Owned
Plays: 10
Fast and fun. The combination of races makes this more interesting and challenging than it might be otherwise, and has the added benefit of keeping this fresh, since they randomly change each game.
2013-12-23
Space Alert (2008)
7
Jun 2015
7.423
Owned
Plays: 7
I love this game even though I stink at it!
2013-12-23
Splendor (2014)
7
Jun 2014
7.475
Owned
Plays: 11
Spyfall (2014)
7
Nov 2015
7.122
Owned
Plays: 5
This is a great game. The only problem is that the locations that are the most fun are copyrighted so that the game designers couldn't use them. My best advice is to buy this for the brilliant but simple game design, and art, and for teaching the game. Then make your own locations to add to the game for the added impact and added fun.
2015-11-27
Steam Park (2013)
7
Jun 2014
6.748
Owned
Plays: 3
Takenoko (2011)
7
Dec 2013
7.230
Owned
Plays: 3
Village Inn (2013)
7
Dec 2013
7.067
Wishlist(2)
 (Love to have)
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