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User Profile for fivecats
tom franklin
United States
Garner
North Carolina
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I grew up in the 60s and 70s playing board games with my dad and friends and card games with my grandmother. (http://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/30477) Games fell off the radar in the 80s and 90s but I'm happily back.

Growing up my favorites were two-player abstracts. I'm still drawn to them but my gameplay has expanded over the years. I like a good co-op (Pandemic) and worker placement/limited resource games (Terra Mystica; PowerGrid).

My wife grew up in a family of Chess champions and is very picky on what games she'll play with me.

I'm a long-time thrift store junkie but have only found a very few games worth buying. Still, there's always hope...

I have a weekly group of more hard-core gaming friends for the deeper games while my wife and I get together with friends once a month or so for dinner and lighter-weight games.

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User Details for fivecats
Registration Date: 2006-02-09
Last Profile Update: 2016-04-04
Last Login: 2016-04-29
Country: flag United States
State: North Carolina
Town/City: Garner
Website: tommfranklin.blogspot.com
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Steam Account: fivecatstaff
Collection Summary for fivecats
Board Game
Owned   152
Previously Owned   3
For Trade   11
Want In Trade   3
Want To Buy   1
Want To Play   1
Preordered   0
Wishlist   46
Commented   33
Has Parts   0
Want Parts   0
All   212
Board Game Expansion
Owned   16
Previously Owned   0
For Trade   0
Want In Trade   0
Want To Buy   0
Want To Play   0
Preordered   0
Wishlist   8
Commented   1
Has Parts   0
Want Parts   0
All   24
Fandom
Board Game 38
Board Game Expansion 9
Board Game Implementation 2
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Rating 8
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Average Rating 7.42
10 2   (3.1%)
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8 19   (29.7%)
7 16   (25.0%)
6 8   (12.5%)
5 3   (4.7%)
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Board Game Expansion Ratings 8
Average Rating 8.06
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Top 10
#1: Terra Mystica
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