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User Profile for howaa
Howard Wagner
United States
Odenton
Maryland
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I've always loved card and board games. When I was a kid, my sister and I used to play games together until all hours of the night - war, rummy, monopoly, etc. In the early to mid 1990s, I bought two games at a specialty game store - Rail Baron and Acquire. I absolutely loved them. They were a welcome change to the "normal" luck-based and brain-dead games I had played all of those years. Unfortunately, I had trouble finding others who enjoyed playing games as much as I did and had two children around the same time. So, I eventually lost track of those types of games, spending my time playing kiddie games with my two children. In 2003, I taught myself bridge and got pretty good at it, playing on line. It became an obsession. I remembered Rail Baron and Acquire and wondered what was out there now in the way of board games. A search online gave me boardgamegeek.com - the jackpot. Now, I've been growing my collection and enjoy playing with my family and friends. I've been attending a local games group, which is a blast. I think for me gaming has always been an intellectual thing - I like the stimulation and challenge. I will never turn down a game - any game (well maybe not Monopoly). It's just plain fun for me. The Hot 10 are the games in rank order that I want now. As of 2011, I will not be logging all my games.
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User Details for howaa
Registration Date: 2007-03-09
Last Profile Update: 2015-05-16
Last Login: 2015-06-30
Country: flag United States
State: Maryland
Town/City: Odenton
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Collection Summary for howaa
Board Game
Owned   152
Previously Owned   17
For Trade   5
Want In Trade   27
Want To Buy   0
Want To Play   0
Preordered   0
Wishlist   70
Commented   150
Has Parts   0
Want Parts   1
All   305
Board Game Expansion
Owned   39
Previously Owned   0
For Trade   1
Want In Trade   2
Want To Buy   0
Want To Play   0
Preordered   0
Wishlist   6
Commented   22
Has Parts   0
Want Parts   0
All   50
Fandom
Board Game 1
Marketplace
For Sale
Sold
Rating 0
Plays
Board Game Plays 1991 Total | By Month | Last 30 Days | Chronological
Board Game Expansion Plays 26 Total | By Month | Last 30 Days | Chronological
Trades
Trade Rating (22) Propose A Trade With This User
Ratings
Board Game Ratings 204
Average Rating 7.45
10 26   (12.7%)
9 34   (16.7%)
8 28   (13.7%)
7 65   (31.9%)
6 29   (14.2%)
5 17   (8.3%)
4 2   (1.0%)
3 2   (1.0%)
2 1   (0.5%)
1 0   (0.0%)
Board Game Expansion Ratings 24
Average Rating 7.50
10 2   (8.3%)
9 9   (37.5%)
8 2   (8.3%)
7 5   (20.8%)
6 1   (4.2%)
5 3   (12.5%)
4 1   (4.2%)
3 1   (4.2%)
2 0   (0.0%)
1 0   (0.0%)
Top 10
#1: Tichu
#2: Bridge
#3: Agricola
#4: Race for the Galaxy
#5: Alhambra
#6: Acquire
#7: Fairy Tale
#8: Power Grid
#9: Goa
#10: Taj Mahal
Hot 10
#1: Fresh Fish
#2: Cosmic Eidex
#3: Amyitis
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