Alec Chapman(ALGO)United Kingdom
Lincolnshire"She said the same thing about waffles."
Well, while I love games, it has been a funny old month for me since my last post. For Christmas my presents pile() contained a single game - Merchant Of Venus - and while I enjoyed my single learning game of it so far, I have been very distracted by everything else going on at the moment so have let the gaming suffer a bit.
First of all and the major distraction, I have an album coming out! Projected sales may be in the low double figures but this is the end of a very long road. People who want a preview of the coming works can go to bitterpolitics.weebly.com
Secondly, I have been transforming into a new type of worker. From now on I'll be doing night shifts so a lot of gaming will be PBE if any gets done at all. Luckily, this will take the form of four shifts on, four shifts off (basically meaning I am off work for four days at a stretch, usually). Which should make long overnight gaming possible in a way it hasn't since I've become a desk drone.
So it's swings and roundabouts really. The 10:100 project is still going on, though I am pretty sure none of the games have been played for two or more months. I simply get no desire to purchase things any more (sob).
Why am I telling you this? Well, I need some recommendations for games to play by email. I don't know much about it as a format so lets see if anyone knows anything. I may well have been spoilt by playdiplomacy.com's handling of the great old game - but I assume that abstract perfect information strategy games are probably the only way to go.
In fact, maybe it's time to learn Go and Shogiat long last. Any volunteers?
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