Woking Games Club Games Played 15th December 2015
David Estall
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1. Board Game: Between Two Cities [Average Rating:7.02 Overall Rank:636]
Board Game: Between Two Cities
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Welcome to the ambidextrous love child of Infinite City and 7 Wonders.

Between Two Cities is a fairly quick (30 min) game in which you are drafting building tiles to create cities. Cities are limited to a four-by-four square of tiles, and each type of building in the city will generate VPs at the end of the game depending on quantity or variety or position. You play seven rounds then score your cities.

The trick is, you are building two cities, each one shared with one of your neighbours. This means you are collaborating with your neighbours, but trying to leave crap tiles for your opponents on the other side of the table. This makes for some interesting decisions, and some good interaction as you debate where your tiles are going to fit in your shared city.

It was a quick fun game, and a good start to the evening.

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Final positions: Dan, Darryl, Alan, me
 
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2. Board Game: Isle of Skye: From Chieftain to King [Average Rating:7.42 Overall Rank:214]
Board Game: Isle of Skye: From Chieftain to King
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The second game on our table was Isle of Skye, a fun game in which you buy and sell tiles, then create a clan territory to score points in each of the six rounds.

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Final score: Dan 77, me 74, Darryl 60, Alan 53
 
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3. Board Game: Fleet Wharfside [Average Rating:6.91 Overall Rank:3628]
Board Game: Fleet Wharfside
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The final game of the evening at our table was Fleet Wharfside, a faster version of Fleet in which you are collecting fish to complete contracts; first player to complete four contracts wins the game. Incomplete contracts give you special abilities, so there's a nice balance between using these abilities and racing to finish the game. I really enjoyed this and would happily play again.

Final score: Dan 44, Darryl 40, me 37, Alan 29
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4. Board Game: Ponzi Scheme [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:1083]
Board Game: Ponzi Scheme
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Final score: Stuart 16, Carlos 13, Hugh 10, Andrew 9, Julian 0
 
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5. Board Game: Shakespeare [Average Rating:7.43 Overall Rank:552]
Board Game: Shakespeare
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Board Game: Sheriff of Nottingham
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