User Profile for BadLT
Pete Winkel
United States
Reisterstown
Maryland
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My personal gaming renaissance was nothing new or original - a buddy from work turned me on to Settlers of Catan and in short time I was hooked. Hooked, yes, but casually hooked owning 20 or 30 games. Fast forward 5 years to my discovery of BGG and that’s when the obsession began. My collection rapidly expanded from a single shelf to over 100 200 300 games and is even more rapidly becoming unmanageable. BGG is the first and last thing I do every day and, yes, I need board game rehab.

In retrospect I should have seen it coming. My father was an Avalon Hill hex and counter gamer. Dad never really pushed the hobby on me, but boardgames were always around. As a youth in the 70’s & 80’s I played a lot of Risk and other games like Masterpiece, Carrier Strike and of course Chess. Today I credit BGG, Settlers, my former co-worker & the great group of people he introduced me to @ www.gamesclubofmd.org/home.asp for cultivating the hobby I love.

I love just about any type of game from Euros, to AT, to War games. I am not much of an RPG’er or CCG’er, but am always open to trying new things. I prefer historical themes over fantasy, but still enjoy both. I enjoy historical games because they are always great learning experiences that can be complimented with a good book.

Boardgamegeek is one of the many communities that I am happy to be a part of; to me, community is the essence of what life is all about because the best experiences in life are shared. Like any community, courtesy and respect go a long way to improve the quality of the experience and foster camaraderie. Is it an obligation? Maybe not. Does the community feel like a better place when it happens? Yes. So to all of you Trolls out there, quit being a douche!


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User Details for BadLT
Registration Date: 2007-02-01
Last Profile Update: 2013-05-13
Last Login: 2015-08-29
Country: flag United States
State: Maryland
Town/City: Reisterstown
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Collection Summary for BadLT
Board Game
Owned   415
Previously Owned   308
For Trade   154
Want In Trade   277
Want To Buy   31
Want To Play   2
Preordered   1
Wishlist   81
Commented   128
Has Parts   3
Want Parts   1
All   1648
Board Game Expansion
Owned   59
Previously Owned   34
For Trade   16
Want In Trade   54
Want To Buy   9
Want To Play   0
Preordered   0
Wishlist   13
Commented   1
Has Parts   1
Want Parts   1
All   193
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For Trade   0
Want In Trade   1
Want To Buy   0
Want To Play   0
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Wishlist   0
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Has Parts   0
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Fandom
Board Game 8
Board Game Implementation 1
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Sold
Rating 14
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Board Game Ratings 344
Average Rating 6.36
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Top 10
#1: Twilight Struggle
#2: Age of Empires III: The Age of Discovery
#3: A Study in Emerald
#4: Memoir '44
#5: La Città
#6: Winner's Circle
#7: Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation (Deluxe Edition)
#8: Black Fleet
#9: Ra: The Dice Game
#10: The Downfall of Pompeii
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