Games Played at GASP Games Day - December 16th, 2017
Don McCalmon
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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.

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1. Board Game: Majesty: For the Realm [Average Rating:7.12 Overall Rank:733]
Chris Sessoms
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Played two games of this, won the first, lost the second with about the same amount of points.

Needs 5 point chips though.
 
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2. Board Game: First Class: All Aboard the Orient Express! [Average Rating:7.57 Overall Rank:335]
Chris Sessoms
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A teaching game of this with module A and B.

Lost terribly.

TERRIBLY.
 
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3. Board Game: A Feast for Odin [Average Rating:8.18 Overall Rank:31]
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Finally got to play this beast. Its a beast. Its cool. Its thinky. I need another play now that i know what I was doing.
 
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4. Board Game: Sidereal Confluence: Trading and Negotiation in the Elysian Quadrant [Average Rating:7.89 Overall Rank:741]
Chris Sessoms
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5 player game. I played as the Yengi. I don't think I like the Yengi.

Great game, lots of great memories when I play.
 
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5. Board Game: Unicornus Knights [Average Rating:7.17 Overall Rank:3231]
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Had to cut it short, but We weren't gonna win, a ill-fated charge against the Lord of the Abyss at the beginning really set us back plus the princess was in a bad location to begin with.
 
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6. Board Game: Thunder Alley [Average Rating:7.39 Overall Rank:557] [Average Rating:7.39 Unranked]
Curt Collins
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The thrilling conclusion to our 2017 season. One team got hooked up (including with one of their own almost a lap down) all by themselves and almost lapped the entire field. Just when they came toward the finish.. just like in nascar, debris caution. A single car had 6 led lap tokens and finished 7th out of 16.
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7. Board Game: Inhabit the Earth [Average Rating:7.06 Overall Rank:1495]
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Played a three player game.
 
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8. Board Game: 7 Wonders Duel [Average Rating:8.14 Overall Rank:13]
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9. Board Game: Orléans [Average Rating:8.08 Overall Rank:25]
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4 players
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10. Board Game: Dinosaur Island [Average Rating:7.92 Overall Rank:248] [Average Rating:7.92 Unranked]
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Played with 4. I really like the theme on this one.
 
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11. Board Game: Trajan [Average Rating:7.79 Overall Rank:72]
Jason Lukac
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Taught this one to Mark Ortego. He defeated me soundly.
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12. Board Game: Hansa Teutonica: Britannia [Average Rating:8.08 Unranked] [Average Rating:8.08 Unranked]
Jason Lukac
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Played this map first time with five. It is quite a bit different than the base game.
 
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13. Board Game: The Quest for El Dorado [Average Rating:7.54 Overall Rank:337]
Jason Lukac
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McKeesport
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Learned this one four player. Not really a fan. Glad I tried it though.
 
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14. Board Game: Strozzi [Average Rating:6.74 Overall Rank:1758]
Jason Lukac
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Four player bidding game. First play for all of us and thanks to Ben for teaching, but I’ll most like pass on this one in the future.
 
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15. Board Game: 7 Wonders [Average Rating:7.80 Overall Rank:43]
Jason Lukac
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Four player go. This is still a pretty good game right years later.
 
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16. Board Game: The Big Book of Madness [Average Rating:7.07 Overall Rank:659]
Jason Lukac
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Three player go. Interesting cooperative game. Thanks to Jolie for teaching.
 
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17. Board Game: Gloomhaven [Average Rating:8.96 Overall Rank:1]
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Kicked off an ongoing campaign. Having a good time with this game.
 
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18. Board Game: Tanks: Panther vs Sherman [Average Rating:7.45 Overall Rank:3370]
Charles Sherrange
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PLayed three games of tanks, highlighted by my panther with one hull left destroying the entire american force/
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19. Board Game: Bolt Action [Average Rating:7.75 Overall Rank:2177] [Average Rating:7.75 Unranked]
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Played our custom Up the River scenario
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20. Board Game: Lords of Vegas [Average Rating:7.32 Overall Rank:358]
Michael Bolam
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Things didn't go well for me, but we had fun with it.
 
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21. Board Game: Greed [Average Rating:6.75 Overall Rank:1402]
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This was pretty cool. Seems to be a bit under the radar? Not sure if it will hold up long term, but we had fun. It's drafting/simultaneous action selection. Sometimes it fell really random, but I figure if you get to know the deck, you can control that some.
 
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22. Board Game: Dawn Patrol [Average Rating:6.71 Overall Rank:4231]
Michael Bolam
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I think this was the 10th game of our Dawn Patrol campaign at GASP. We're playing the month/day, one hundred years ago, so this session was December 17, 1917. French pilots bombing and Germans trying to chase them off.
 
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