Following coljenn’s deportation to some godforsaken corner of Austria, Garry Clarke has taken up the mantle of reporting on the gaming exploits of their local game group and has set up a blog called ….. bet you can’t guess? Yes, well I know the clue was in the title but, all the same, it’s good that we’ll continue to see… Read more »
This week’s session of the Shrewsbury Boardgames Club on 30th November will be held at Nige’s house. I can’t attend due to our work Christmas do being that night.
I was amazed to find a copy of Perikles today in the local TK:Maxx. Only Â£9.99 so couldn’t resist. This is the only Warfrog game I’ve not bought at Essen in years (and that was only because I forgot to go back at the end of my second day to collect it). There was also a copy of Reiner’s Beowulf… Read more »
After missing last week’s session as I was in London, the next session on Friday 23rd November is back at Garry’s house.
This week, there were four of us so I decided to try out Richard Breeseâ€™s latest game, Key Harvest. I was looking forward to this as the â€˜Keyâ€™ series of games has been filled with very good game ideas. The idea behind the game is to score points by developing plots of land through planting and harvesting fields of particular… Read more »
This week’s session on Friday 16th November will be at John’s house, as I am taking Jan down to London to see The Sound of Music.
Alea has a very good reputation with me and I always look forward to their next game with interest. Although the English edition of their latest didn’t make it to Essen (Year of the Dragon by Rio Grande), I did get the German version and five of us sat down to test it out. Players are Chinese rulers around the… Read more »