User Profile for marble911
Kathrin
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Hi, my name is Kathrin. I live in Vienna, Austria and I love board games (duh!). I tend to prefer light to medium-weight euros, but I also enjoy dexterity games - not that I'm any good at them - and party games, unless they involve pantomime. Some of my favourite games are dice placement games like Kingsburg, Alien Frontiers and Waggle Dance. I enjoy experiencing games together with friends, but recently I've also started to discover the joys of playing solo.

I'm a big Star Trek fan (my favourite show is DS9), and a Star Trek theme can convince me to venture into gaming genres that I otherwise have little/no interest in, such as CCGs or miniature games. This is how I ended up playing Star Trek Customizable Card Game (Second Edition) and Star Trek: Attack Wing, though I have to admit that I collect them more than I play. Which brings us to another bit of random information about me: I have too many (unplayed) games! I often buy them at flea markets and thrift stores and find it difficult to resist a great deal - a fact that neither my shelves nor my partner are very happy about.

Another of my hobbies, for which I sadly don't have as much time as I used to have, is photography, and in particular closeup/macro photography of insects. I'm utterly fascinated by the bizarre beauty of these little critters. (In case you're interested, some of my photos can be found on deviantart.com, though I haven't been active there for several years.) I have a degree in Biology and English & American Studies, for teaching students at secondary school, but then went for a job in university administration instead. Suits my personality better - offline, I'm rather shy and quiet. It takes me a long time to open up and being around people I don't know well makes me nervous.

I love to read, occasionally crochet, bake muffins. I'm also interested in languages, biology, science fiction, and history. My favourite colours are blue and green, but I mostly play with yellow (too many other people fighting for those colours, yellow is usually available).

On BGG I spend most of my time in the Women and Gaming Forum and Feel the Love main thread. I also like to help out in the New User Questions and BGG Help and How-To forums, and to contribute to the database by submitting games, versions, images and weblinks.

If you want to learn more about my interests and likes, the microbadges further down are a good place to start.



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User Details for marble911
Registration Date: 2011-01-20
Last Profile Update: 2016-01-29
Last Login: 2016-02-10
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Town/City: Wien
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Collection Summary for marble911
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Owned   819
Previously Owned   28
For Trade   15
Want In Trade   0
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Want To Play   32
Preordered   4
Wishlist   23
Commented   304
Has Parts   0
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All   934
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Owned   204
Previously Owned   0
For Trade   0
Want In Trade   0
Want To Buy   0
Want To Play   0
Preordered   0
Wishlist   1
Commented   40
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All   205
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