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Mrs Smith
Australia
Canberra
ACT
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Welcome to my page!

I'm an Australian geo-scientist (biostratigrapher, which is a type of palaeontologist) who loves boardgaming with my husband and friends. Our discovery of the wider world of boardgames started around Easter 2009. We had 10 days off work and headed off on a road trip, only to have our car brake down in our driveway. We decided to buy a boardgame to fill in our free time so went to a game store to buy Scrabble and picked Ticket to Ride as well just because the box looked cool. We've never looked back since!

Once the collection grew too big for the shelf in the linen closet, my husband built us some shelves on which to proudly display the games in the loungeroom...This is the collection in February 2011


And this is it February 2012...


And again in February 2014....


We're either going to need a new set of shelves...or learn to let go and start trading! The total number of games I currently own, not counting expansions, promos or PnPs is around 140. Games in my 'Want to Play' list are unplayed games in my collection.

My Geekbadge says "gamer girl" in latin, because I like latin (and games...and purple). I like to play with blue, unless there's purple available and I play to play not to win. (If I played to win I think I'd be bitter and twisted by now with all my losses, but since I never expect to win, it's always a pleasant surprise when I do happen to pull out an ass-whooping.) I love a good box insert and tend to be a reductionist bagger when the box insert proves lacking.

I do a lot of 2-player gaming with my husband, though I also play multi-player games with local Canberra gamers and with a casual game group I run at my work. I like pretty much all types of games, but some of my favourites are Strategic Euros like Reef Encounter and Agricola. I do find though, that I tend to get in more playtime with lighter games like Ticket to Ride, Survive: Escape from Atlantis! or The Downfall of Pompeii. I also really enjoy some abstract strategy games like Samurai, Hey, That's My Fish!, GIPF and Confusion: Espionage and Deception in the Cold War. Plus, lately I've also been really enjoying more thematic games like Fortune and Glory: The Cliffhanger Game and Merchants & Marauders...so like I said, I seem to enjoy just about everything! I really like strategic games but also enjoy randomness so long as it's fun!

My Top Ten shows my highest rated games while my Hot Ten is ranked by number of plays during the previous month, with ties ordered as new-to-me games first, then in order of my inclination to play them again.




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User Details for Tegs
Registration Date: 2010-10-24
Last Profile Update: 2015-02-07
Last Login: 2015-04-27
Country: flag Australia
State: ACT
Town/City: Canberra
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Collection Summary for Tegs
Board Game
Owned   227
Previously Owned   68
For Trade   42
Want In Trade   59
Want To Buy   1
Want To Play   33
Preordered   7
Wishlist   44
Commented   298
Has Parts   1
Want Parts   0
All   420
Board Game Expansion
Owned   62
Previously Owned   27
For Trade   12
Want In Trade   21
Want To Buy   0
Want To Play   5
Preordered   4
Wishlist   6
Commented   70
Has Parts   0
Want Parts   0
All   114
Board Game Accessory
Owned   8
Previously Owned   0
For Trade   0
Want In Trade   0
Want To Buy   0
Want To Play   0
Preordered   0
Wishlist   6
Commented   0
Has Parts   0
Want Parts   0
All   14
Fandom
Board Game 17
Board Game Designer 2
Board Game Artist 2
Board Game Compilation 1
Board Game Implementation 1
Marketplace
For Sale 0
Sold
Rating 4
Plays
Board Game Plays 1013 Total | By Month | Last 30 Days | Chronological
Board Game Expansion Plays 5 Total | By Month | Last 30 Days | Chronological
Trades
Trade Rating (6) Propose A Trade With This User
Ratings
Board Game Ratings 145
Average Rating 7.07
10 2   (1.4%)
9 13   (9.0%)
8 48   (33.1%)
7 62   (42.8%)
6 11   (7.6%)
5 2   (1.4%)
4 5   (3.4%)
3 1   (0.7%)
2 1   (0.7%)
1 0   (0.0%)
Board Game Expansion Ratings 1
Average Rating 8.00
10 0   (0.0%)
9 0   (0.0%)
8 1   (100.0%)
7 0   (0.0%)
6 0   (0.0%)
5 0   (0.0%)
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3 0   (0.0%)
2 0   (0.0%)
1 0   (0.0%)
Board Game Accessory Ratings 0
Average Rating 0.00
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Top 10
#1: Reef Encounter
#2: Agricola
#3: Eclipse
#4: Ticket to Ride
#5: Samurai
#6: Fortune and Glory: The Cliffhanger Game
#7: Kemet
#8: Alien Frontiers
#9: Kings of Air and Steam
#10: Claustrophobia
Hot 10
#1: For Sale
#2: Wits & Wagers
#3: Merchants & Marauders
#4: Mission: Red Planet
#5: Rattus
#6: Guillotine
#7: Archaeology: The Card Game
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