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Berkeley Board Gamers Weekly Board Game Day (Nov 15th, 2012)
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This GeekList is one in a series of GeekLists that document the games that get played at the Berkeley Board Gamers Weekly Board Game Days, held almost every Thursday at Eudomonia, in Berkeley, CA.

Lots of folks and lots of games. Please add any games I may have missed.

Feel free to comment with your thoughts on any game, even if you weren't there or didn't play it. Let us know if you like it, hate it, or are interested playing it in the future, etc.

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1. Board Game: Steam [Average Rating:7.74 Overall Rank:53]
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I have to admit, I'm not really a train game fan, but I find Steam to be the exception. I do find the game enjoyable. Chris taught Charles and Po how to play, while giving me a refresher. Adam ended up taking the win on this one.
 
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2. Board Game: Dream Factory [Average Rating:7.11 Overall Rank:372]
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I taught this game to Felby, Leon, and Yao, with Chris rounding out our 5 player game. Chris proved himself they most capable filmmaker. Solid win, hit best Drama and best Adventure movie of the year.
 
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3. Board Game: Hansa Teutonica [Average Rating:7.64 Overall Rank:73]
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Heard this was a tight game, a tie in fact, with only a 4 point spread from first to last.
 
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4. Board Game: Slide 5 [Average Rating:6.54 Overall Rank:1498]
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5. Board Game: A Game of Thrones: A Storm of Swords Expansion [Average Rating:7.87 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.87 Unranked]
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Was it this one?
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6. Board Game: Chaos in the Old World [Average Rating:7.70 Overall Rank:59]
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Plus expansions.
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7. Board Game: Tichu [Average Rating:7.65 Overall Rank:64]
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8. Board Game: 7 Wonders [Average Rating:7.88 Overall Rank:19]
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9. Board Game: Smash Up [Average Rating:6.99 Overall Rank:404] [Average Rating:6.99 Unranked]
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This seemed like some interesting light fare...
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10. Board Game: King of Tokyo [Average Rating:7.42 Overall Rank:115]
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11. Board Game: Goa [Average Rating:7.70 Overall Rank:52]
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3 players - we missed a couple of the changes from the old version to the new one, but nothing significant. The auctioneer being able to buy their own for 1 less seemed to change the game a lot, though there may have been some group think.
 
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12. Board Game: The Ares Project [Average Rating:7.06 Overall Rank:1380]
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Before getting to Eudemonia.

Kweku vs me, 2 learning games. We each won once, really quickly.
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13. Board Game: Yomi [Average Rating:7.25 Overall Rank:416] [Average Rating:7.25 Unranked]
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Kweku vs. me.

Strange how it feels like rock-paper-scissors but then you go get crushed cry. I suppose it's all about deducing an idea of what your opponent has depending on what he played.

Perhaps the path to success is to break away from your style and be completely random.
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