Games Played at GASP Games Day - August 12th, 2017
Don McCalmon
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Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania
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This was the last Games Day of 2016, and also the last Games Day at the Springdale location. Starting in 2017, we are moving to a new venue, see details below.

Games Days have been scheduled for all of 2017. Except for a few instances, we were able to keep the 2nd Saturday of the month. See below for the schedule, it will be updated as needed. Note one of these dates will be cancelled for GASPcon 17, we just don't know which one yet.

2017 Dates
• January 14th
• February 18th (third Saturday)
• March 11th
• April 1st (first Saturday)
• May 13th
• June 10th
• July 22nd (fourth Saturday)
• August 12th
• September 9th
• October 14th
• November 11th
• December 16th (third Saturday)

The address for the church is located at the bottom of the page

Game Days run from 10am till 10pm, and are open to everyone. There is a small fee per person ($5) to attend Games Day, to cover the cost of the rental hall. This fee is waived for all first-time attendees. The fee will be collected when you arrive, and will grant access to all the games contributed by our members, for use that day. Since we are starting in a new home, we will restart yearly payments again. You can sign-up for yearly payments at the December 2016 or January 2017 Games Day.

Speaking of games, there are always a multitude of board, card, role-playing, and miniature games being played on any given Game Day, but a few events are near constants.

• Our Multi-Player Magic League runs each Game Day, starting around 11am. It’s a league that runs Jan-Oct. There is a second league starting at 4:30PM with modified rules and decks, please read the forum post for more information.

• Several RPG campaigns are also run each Game Day, including our "One-Shot Saturdays", stand-alone adventures run by various GMs each month.

• There are several miniature games that regularly appear at each Game Day. These vary each month, but some examples are Bolt Action, X-Wing, Lord of the Rings, Firestorm Armada, Dystopian Wars, Axis and Allies: War at Sea & Angels 20, BattleTech, MERCS, Infinity, and others.

• Don’t forget our extensive board game contingent. You can always find players for a board game, whether you bring your own or try out one of the many titles our BGers own and bring each month to our Games Library.

We ask that everyone attending our Game Days brings something along as a snack and/or drink, for the community to share in. The facility has a full kitchen, so items that need refrigerated are OK. Most people bring some soda, chips, cookies, veggie tray, etc. This helps everyone have a good time without worrying about snacks or drinks.

See you at Games Day!


Location Information::
Baldwin Community United Methodist Church
5001 Baptist Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15236

Visit www.gaspgamer.com for more information.

This Geeklist is for the games that were played at our latest Games Day.
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1. Board Game: Terraforming Mars [Average Rating:8.38 Overall Rank:6]
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Got 2 games of this one in. A 2 player game and a 4 player game. Great game.
 
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2. Board Game: Legendary: Villains – A Marvel Deck Building Game [Average Rating:7.73 Overall Rank:417] [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked]
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First time playing the villains version. Lots of fun.
 
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3. Board Game: Unfair [Average Rating:7.53 Overall Rank:688]
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Played this one for the first time. Had fun. Would like to play it again.
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4. Board Game: Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game [Average Rating:7.85 Overall Rank:54] [Average Rating:7.85 Unranked]
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New player teaching game with 4 players. We took 2 ships each with minimal upgrades to keep it simple.
 
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5. Board Game: The Networks [Average Rating:7.36 Overall Rank:548]
Curt Collins
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Played a four player game of this. I realized I had been playing this game wrong since the first time I played.
 
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6. Board Game: Maori [Average Rating:6.61 Overall Rank:1572]
Curt Collins
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Played a two player. I like this nice and quick game. Took 20 minutes or so.
 
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7. Board Game: World's Fair 1893 [Average Rating:7.33 Overall Rank:637]
Curt Collins
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Played a two and a three player game of this. Just learned it.
 
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8. Board Game: Thunder Alley [Average Rating:7.41 Overall Rank:506] [Average Rating:7.41 Unranked]
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Played the expansion track pack and started a four race season.
 
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9. Board Game: The Others [Average Rating:7.63 Overall Rank:561]
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Played a 5 player game. Was not overly impressed with the balance.
 
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10. Board Game: Railways of the World [Average Rating:7.70 Overall Rank:86] [Average Rating:7.70 Unranked]
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Played a four player of this game that doesn't get to my table often enough.
 
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11. Board Game: Airlines Europe [Average Rating:7.36 Overall Rank:280]
Jason Lukac
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Played this one with Mark O. Very nice game.
 
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12. Board Game: The Godfather: Corleone's Empire [Average Rating:7.73 Overall Rank:574]
Jason Lukac
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Ended the day with this one. Pretty good.
 
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13. Board Game: Great Western Trail [Average Rating:8.28 Overall Rank:11]
Jason Lukac
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Three player game where I did badly, but still a fun game.
 
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14. Board Game: Taluva [Average Rating:7.19 Overall Rank:398]
Jason Lukac
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Taught this as three player game. Still like it very much.
 
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15. Board Game: Würfel Bohnanza [Average Rating:6.68 Overall Rank:1458]
Dan Bidwa

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A good warm up game. Still surprised some publisher hasn't republished this in the US.
 
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16. Board Game: Fan & Mallet (団扇と小槌) [Average Rating:7.30 Overall Rank:7621]
Dan Bidwa

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Starts slow but gets tough by the end of the game.
 
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17. Board Game: Vikings Gone Wild [Average Rating:7.58 Overall Rank:849]
Dan Bidwa

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Finally gave this a try. Was caught off guard by the way the points ramp up towards the end of the game; not sure I love the way inter-player combat works, but need to try it again.
 
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