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User Profile for Jacovis
Jacob Cassens
United States
Las Vegas
Nevada
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I have been a game player of all varieties almost as long as I can remember. I loved chess with my dad, starting at age 6, and continued to play checkers, Monopoly, Mouse Trap, Rummy, and Cribbage among many others with my family.

I have a Bachelor's Degree in History, with emphasis on the French Revolutionary period and women's rights. I also split my studies with religious history and received a minor in Classical Studies with emphasis in Ancient Imperial Rome. I have begun work on an M.A. In History, but due to unforeseen circumstances that is on the wayside. I studied American religious history for this and have finished nearly all of my course work.

My primary gaming partner is my wife, who humors my gaming interests to the best of her ability and patience. I also frequently play games online with my sister via Vassal and BoardGameArena. As often as I can I drag my son away from his video games for board game time, and his favorites include Dungeon! (His absolutely favorite game. He can play it for hours), Mouse Trap, Trollhalla, and King of Tokyo.

I don't have a regular gaming group largely due to a convoluted life schedule that I hope will be settling down soon. I do, however, have several old gaming friends whom I met playing L5R weekly tournaments ten years ago that I keep in touch with, but we only all get together sporadically due to families, jobs, etc.

I love wargames, but rarely get to play them, and nothing more complex than Twilight Struggle or Commands and Colors (besides solo) for some time now. I also like meaty Euros and I love card games, traditional or otherwise. My top 10 and Hot 10 represent some of my current interests, albeit loosely. I try to keep it updated but often forget.

If I've upset or offended you at any point, I apologize. I get rather passionate about things and I am infinitely better at maintaining composure and dialogue in person where my natural impatience in debates can be consoled with immediate point/counterpoint discussions.


Below are some random games from my collection.


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User Details for Jacovis
Registration Date: 2009-01-11
Last Profile Update: 2014-12-19
Last Login: 2015-07-02
Country: flag United States
State: Nevada
Town/City: Las Vegas
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Collection Summary for Jacovis
Board Game
Owned   629
Previously Owned   171
For Trade   6
Want In Trade   0
Want To Buy   0
Want To Play   0
Preordered   5
Wishlist   121
Commented   326
Has Parts   0
Want Parts   0
All   1318
Board Game Expansion
Owned   216
Previously Owned   81
For Trade   1
Want In Trade   0
Want To Buy   0
Want To Play   0
Preordered   2
Wishlist   13
Commented   60
Has Parts   0
Want Parts   0
All   461
Board Game Accessory
Owned   6
Previously Owned   0
For Trade   0
Want In Trade   0
Want To Buy   0
Want To Play   0
Preordered   0
Wishlist   0
Commented   1
Has Parts   0
Want Parts   0
All   9
Fandom
Marketplace
For Sale 0
Sold 68
Rating 64
Plays
Board Game Plays 1569 Total | By Month | Last 30 Days | Chronological
Board Game Expansion Plays 17 Total | By Month | Last 30 Days | Chronological
Trades
Trade Rating (9) Propose A Trade With This User
Ratings
Board Game Ratings 341
Average Rating 7.44
10 32   (9.4%)
9 50   (14.7%)
8 95   (27.9%)
7 111   (32.6%)
6 30   (8.8%)
5 17   (5.0%)
4 3   (0.9%)
3 1   (0.3%)
2 1   (0.3%)
1 1   (0.3%)
Board Game Expansion Ratings 59
Average Rating 8.74
10 21   (35.6%)
9 16   (27.1%)
8 14   (23.7%)
7 7   (11.9%)
6 0   (0.0%)
5 1   (1.7%)
4 0   (0.0%)
3 0   (0.0%)
2 0   (0.0%)
1 0   (0.0%)
Board Game Accessory Ratings 1
Average Rating 5.00
10 0   (0.0%)
9 0   (0.0%)
8 0   (0.0%)
7 0   (0.0%)
6 0   (0.0%)
5 1   (100.0%)
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Top 10
#1: Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game
#2: Seasons
#3: Twilight Struggle
#4: Combat Commander: Europe
#5: Labyrinth: The War on Terror, 2001 - ?
#6: Race for the Galaxy
#7: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords – Base Set
#8: Star Realms
#9: Love Letter
#10: Jaipur
Hot 10
#1: Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game
#2: Chess
#3: Seasons
#4: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords – Base Set
#5: Star Realms
#6: Twilight Struggle
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