Board Game Oympics - Pentathlon
David Nimmo
South Africa
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Stronger; Faster; Higher

So which games would you include in an olympics of board games.

Event 1 Modern pentathlon

This is a game or series of games that include as much as possible of the following:

1. SHOOTING
2. SWIMMING
3. SWORD FIGHTING
4. HORSES OR WILD ANIMALS
5. RUNNING (perhaps away from something)


Any idea's?

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