User Profile for KlydeFrog
Henry Allen
United States
Longwood
FLORIDA
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I'm a fan of strategy games and I have an aversion to most traditional party games. A couple of my favorite games are epic Ameritrash style games and complex card games but those exceptions aside, I have a strong bias for games that take less than ~2 hours and are moderate complexity or less. I only have so much time to play and so much room left in my brain for rules! I also like being able to play with family and friends who aren't as interested in gaming. Being a father with young gamers in training, I of course enjoy some lighter stuff and children's games too.

I spent much of my youth playing Stratego, Risk, Axis and Allies, and Top Secret S/I. Then in '93 or '94 my cousin Tavis:
Tavis Kahler
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introduced me to Magic which I would play casually but fairly consistently for the next decade.

Eventually, sometime around 2005/2006, he brought over Catan which I thought was pretty good. Then shortly after my buddy
Jim Spoto
United States
Orlando
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introduced me to Twilight Imperium and War of the Ring. I immediately loved these games and it finally occurred to me that maybe there was more out there. I was shocked that such excellent games had escaped my notice (I wander through the game section at Target fairly often after all). I asked where he was finding these amazing games and that led me to here, where I was sucked into the world of board games.

After a year or two of lurking, I finally joined the site in mid-July 2007. I immediately started logging every face to face game I played and I also plugged in conservative guesses for past plays up until that time. I like keeping track so I know how much use I'm getting out of my collection, it helps curb game buying (as I can easily see how little I've played games I own), and because it is kind of amusing.

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User Details for KlydeFrog
Registration Date: 2007-07-17
Last Profile Update: 2014-04-09
Last Login: 2015-09-03
Country: flag United States
State: FLORIDA
Town/City: Longwood
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Collection Summary for KlydeFrog
Board Game
Owned   219
Previously Owned   44
For Trade   6
Want In Trade   1
Want To Buy   0
Want To Play   60
Preordered   0
Wishlist   39
Commented   97
Has Parts   0
Want Parts   0
All   524
Board Game Expansion
Owned   10
Previously Owned   3
For Trade   0
Want In Trade   0
Want To Buy   0
Want To Play   1
Preordered   0
Wishlist   1
Commented   12
Has Parts   0
Want Parts   0
All   67
Fandom
Board Game 3
Board Game Implementation 1
Marketplace
For Sale 0
Sold
Rating 1
Plays
Board Game Plays 5621 Total | By Month | Last 30 Days | Chronological
Board Game Expansion Plays 161 Total | By Month | Last 30 Days | Chronological
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Ratings
Board Game Ratings 379
Average Rating 6.63
10 4   (1.1%)
9 39   (10.3%)
8 104   (27.4%)
7 110   (29.0%)
6 51   (13.5%)
5 27   (7.1%)
4 22   (5.8%)
3 13   (3.4%)
2 6   (1.6%)
1 3   (0.8%)
Board Game Expansion Ratings 35
Average Rating 7.91
10 1   (2.9%)
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#1: Railways of the World
#2: Race for the Galaxy
#3: Magic: The Gathering
#4: Power Grid
#5: Terra Mystica
#6: Twilight Imperium (Third Edition)
#7: War of the Ring (first edition)
#8: Android: Netrunner
#9: Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game
#10: Galaxy Trucker
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