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User Profile for fayemin
Faye Min
United States
Los Angeles
CA
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Last update: Feb, 2011.

Discovered Eurogames in early 2009 (why did it take me so long?!) and have been an aspiring hardcore gamer geek ever since. I love economic games. I love auctions. I love Euros. I love teaching any game I can play and getting new gamers to love them.

As I've mostly had to buy the games I want to try, my collection is well loved one, but far too small. I'm frustrated that I've still only played a small handful of boardgames, so I'm always, always, ALWAYS looking to learn/play new ones and check off classics/favorites off my list.

And yes, I get to play games with my husband! He is the master strategist and he kicks my butt. But, please note, *I* introduced him to board gaming. Ahem.

Currently, my weekly gaming group is with a bunch of kids! I've had so much fun turning them into little gamers and watching them enjoy and improve. So much fun! I've made a geeklist detailing the games we've played, the variants used (if any) and how they have worked for us

I seriously can't wait to have children of our own, teach them games from the time they are itty bitty and be a self-sufficient gaming group.
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My Top 10 are my favorites out of the handful of games I have tried and my Hot 10 are the games I am currently obsessing over and waiting for immediate opportunity to try or re-play.

Besides board-gaming, (or before board-gaming) my other interests include(d) swing dancing (Lindy Hopping), personality typing, psychology, psychoanalyzing people and relationships, music (playing piano, singing, listening etc), cooking, teaching everything I know, and writing/blogging (and adding as many parentheses I can into every sentence I write).


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Games on my immediate "Must try" list (in person or on BSW):

Puerto Rico
Power Grid
Citadels
Goa
Princes of Florence
Traders of Genoa
Chicago Express
China
Antike
Imperial
Ra
Reef Encounter
Agricola
Le Havre
Caylus
Yspahan
Age of Steam
Tikal
Modern Art
Hera & Zeus
Tigris & Euphrates
Pandemic
Lord of the Rings
Thurn & Taxis
Stephenson's Rocket
Attika
Through the Desert
Domaine
El Grande
Great Wall of China
Catan: Cities & Knights
Santiago
Mykerinos
Louis XIV
Brass
Race for the Galaxy
Tichu
Through the Ages
Maharaja
Taj Mahal
Dungeon Lords
World Without End
Hansa Teutonica
... and lots more.

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User Details for fayemin
Registration Date: 2009-05-02
Last Profile Update: 2011-02-19
Last Login: 2014-07-09
Country: flag United States
State: CA
Town/City: Los Angeles
Website: http://fayemin.com/blog
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Collection Summary for fayemin
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Average Rating 6.76
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Top 10
#1: The Princes of Florence
#2: Imperial
#3: In the Year of the Dragon
#4: Le Havre
#5: Dominion
#6: Catan: Cities & Knights
#7: Acquire
#8: Santiago
#9: Ra
Hot 10
#1: Dominant Species
#2: 7 Wonders
#3: A Game of Thrones: The Board Game (Second Edition)
#4: The Rivals for Catan
#5: Agricola
#6: Domaine
#7: Tichu
#8: Amun-Re
#9: Chicago Express
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