User Profile for ecargo
Grace P.
United States
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I like to play games. I bet you do too.

I enjoy playing games for the experience. I am not prone to AP! I rather just play and see what happens than analyze every nuance on my turn. I always try to understand the game and win, but assume that I will lose horribly when playing something new (and often times old).

I find it fascinating what people like about games and draws them to prefer one over another.

I could not care less about theme. Sure, some appeal to me more than others but I will never refuse to play a game based on theme. There are not any particular mechanics that I love or hate. It just depends on how a game combines them. I'll try any game at least once!

I am not a collector but love having a varied collection for different players and circumstances. Let's be honest, most games are just okay; so, I try to keep only the better-than-okay ones on my shelves, be it long brain-burners or quick and light fillers.

My tastes in games are continually changing. I like to think they're becoming more refined. I have gone from being completely uninterested in train games to rather enjoying them and wanting to try more. I am not a wargamer, but maybe I will play that one game in the future that completely turns my interest around.

I try to not be part of the Cult of the New, but sometimes the new and shiny things are too enticing to pass up!

Thanks, Secret Santa 2010!
Thanks, Secret Santa 2011!
Thanks, Secret Santa 2012!
Thanks, Secret Santa 2013!

I prefer this rating system and may one day change my ratings accordingly.

My Hot 10 are games I am most interesting in buying/trying. My Top 10 are games from my collection that I have been really enjoying and/or want to hit the table for more plays.

Since April 1, 2011.

Since April 6, 2011.
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User Details for ecargo
Registration Date: 2009-10-31
Last Profile Update: 2014-09-24
Last Login: 2015-10-06
Country: flag United States
State: California
Town/City: Turlock
Website: http://instagram.com/ecargo
GeekMail: mail Send Private Message to ecargo
Wii Friend Code: ecargo84
Steam Account: ecargo
Battle.Net Account: ecargo#1226
Collection Summary for ecargo
Board Game
Owned   270
Previously Owned   190
For Trade   8
Want In Trade   0
Want To Buy   0
Want To Play   3
Preordered   3
Wishlist   55
Commented   235
Has Parts   0
Want Parts   0
All   579
Board Game Expansion
Owned   80
Previously Owned   28
For Trade   0
Want In Trade   0
Want To Buy   0
Want To Play   0
Preordered   0
Wishlist   16
Commented   26
Has Parts   0
Want Parts   0
All   134
Board Game Designer 1
Board Game Artist 1
For Sale 5
Sold 41
Rating 38
Board Game Plays 3385 Total | By Month | Last 30 Days | Chronological
Board Game Expansion Plays 375 Total | By Month | Last 30 Days | Chronological
Trade Rating (178) Propose A Trade With This User
Board Game Ratings 247
Average Rating 6.80
10 12   (4.9%)
9 7   (2.8%)
8 85   (34.4%)
7 62   (25.1%)
6 47   (19.0%)
5 16   (6.5%)
4 12   (4.9%)
3 5   (2.0%)
2 1   (0.4%)
1 0   (0.0%)
Board Game Expansion Ratings 28
Average Rating 7.20
10 1   (3.6%)
9 1   (3.6%)
8 14   (50.0%)
7 7   (25.0%)
6 4   (14.3%)
5 0   (0.0%)
4 1   (3.6%)
3 0   (0.0%)
2 0   (0.0%)
1 0   (0.0%)
Top 10
#1: Imperial Settlers
Hot 10
#1: Winsome Games
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