User Profile for droberts441
Dan
United States
Sacramento
California
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My Avatar (The Count) is the nickname my family has given me with regards to games since childhood. It refers to my OCD tendencies to make sure I have every piece and bit of all my games.

I love all games! mb

I like Eurogames, Ameritrash, card games, party games to play with family and friends, children's games, abstracts, and wargames. I also like to play old "standards" like Monopoly, Risk, and Scrabble. There are very few games I dislike completely, and there is usually something in a game I will like.

I love modern games, but I like old games (traditional games) too, and I have a fondness for games that have stood the test of time (Go, Chess, Checkers, Backgammon, etc.). I love the history of games to go with my love of history. I love game books and books about game history (like Alfonso X's Libro de Juegos in 1283).

I currently play most games with my fifteen year old son and a local gamegroup of people I met here on BGG.

My "Favorite Games" are a mix of different kinds of games, because it depends on the group or person I am playing with on what game I prefer. My current favorite games from each category are as follows:

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Wargame: mbmb
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If I had to pick a Favorite Top 10, currently they would be:

1. Poker - (1810)
2. Crokinole - (1867)
3. Through the Ages - (2006)
4. El Grande - (1995)
5. Ra - (1999)
6. Memoir '44 - (2004)
7. Puerto Rico - (2002)
8. Nexus Ops - (2005)
9. Diplomacy - (1959)
10. Wits & Wagers - (2005)


My Top 10 are my Most Played Games since joining BGG:

My Hot 10 are my Most Played Games in the last year:

My Recently Played Games:


Ratings: I have adopted dakarp's alternate ratings: Alternate Rating Guidelines, but I also like to see how games age.

To prevent me from rating by "the cult of the new", I don't rate anything a "10" unless it has been around at least 10 years and I have played it at least 10 times. I don't like my ratings to change much, so I try to rate based on what I will still feel about a game 10 years from now.

I often use a system to rate games in Geeklists or blogs:
10 and 9:
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Sports: My other great love/activity besides games is Sports (outdoor games).

Sport Teams I am a fan of:
NFL: mb since 1970
MLB (AL): mb since 1970
NHL: mb since 1991
EPL: mb since 1998
NBA: mb since 1993
NCAA: mb since 1988
MiLB (PCL): mb since 2000
USL: mb since 2014
I also watch mb and mb during the Majors, mb during the Tour de France and Tour of California, and I am a huge fan of the mb

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Geekbuddies: If you have come here because I have added you as a Geekbuddy, I add Geekbuddies for many different reasons: I like your taste in games, you play games with your child(ren) like I do, you write good comments about games so I like to see what you have to say (even if I disagree), I like your posts, I have befriended you, or I also Geekbuddy anyone who has done the same to me (once I notice it).

Microbadges: I love Microbadges. I spend most of my bag on them.





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User Details for droberts441
Registration Date: 2007-11-27
Last Profile Update: 2015-12-26
Last Login: 2016-02-14
Country: flag United States
State: California
Town/City: Sacramento
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Collection Summary for droberts441
Board Game
Owned   591
Previously Owned   124
For Trade   1
Want In Trade   0
Want To Buy   16
Want To Play   106
Preordered   4
Wishlist   383
Commented   295
Has Parts   0
Want Parts   9
All   1299
Board Game Expansion
Owned   206
Previously Owned   49
For Trade   1
Want In Trade   0
Want To Buy   3
Want To Play   0
Preordered   0
Wishlist   144
Commented   50
Has Parts   0
Want Parts   3
All   458
Board Game Accessory
Owned   6
Previously Owned   0
For Trade   0
Want In Trade   0
Want To Buy   0
Want To Play   0
Preordered   1
Wishlist   0
Commented   1
Has Parts   0
Want Parts   0
All   11
Fandom
Board Game 46
Marketplace
For Sale 0
Sold
Rating 18
Plays
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Ratings
Board Game Ratings 556
Average Rating 6.51
10 16   (2.9%)
9 25   (4.5%)
8 66   (11.9%)
7 165   (29.7%)
6 147   (26.4%)
5 127   (22.8%)
4 6   (1.1%)
3 3   (0.5%)
2 0   (0.0%)
1 1   (0.2%)
Board Game Expansion Ratings 159
Average Rating 5.52
10 0   (0.0%)
9 0   (0.0%)
8 1   (0.6%)
7 12   (7.5%)
6 57   (35.8%)
5 87   (54.7%)
4 2   (1.3%)
3 0   (0.0%)
2 0   (0.0%)
1 0   (0.0%)
Board Game Accessory Ratings 6
Average Rating 6.00
10 0   (0.0%)
9 1   (16.7%)
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7 1   (16.7%)
6 0   (0.0%)
5 4   (66.7%)
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Top 10
#1: Crokinole
#2: Liar's Dice
#3: Chess
#4: Heroscape Master Set: Rise of the Valkyrie
#5: Memoir '44
#6: Checkers
#7: Race for the Galaxy
#8: Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation
#9: Pandemic
#10: Oware
Hot 10
#1: Biljard
#2: Chess
#3: Crokinole
#4: Loopin' Louie
#5: Race for the Galaxy
#6: Backgammon
#7: One Night Werewolf
#8: Pandemic Legacy: Season 1
#9: Checkers
#10: Liar's Dice
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