Games Played at the 2013-08-24 CABS Meeting
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This Geeklist is intended to chronicle some of the games played at a weekly meeting of the Columbus Area Boardgaming Society.





The Columbus Area Boardgaming Society (CABS) is a club dedicated to boardgaming in central Ohio. The club started as a group of 15 friends back in 1997. Since then, CABS has grown to over 400 members with meetings almost every weekend. Our members play everything from Eurogames to Wargames to light family games. Our club also maintains a library of over a thousand games, which members can "check-out" just like any public library.


Come visit us at a weekly meeting or during our own gaming convention in the fall, Buckeye Game Fest. Your first meeting is FREE!

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1. Board Game: 1812: The Invasion of Canada [Average Rating:7.37 Overall Rank:704]
Anton Wilsbach
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Columbus
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Cubes must war.

Tony's very aggressive moves early on lead to an American victory at the end of Round 5.

Thanks Tony for playing!
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2. Board Game: 1817 [Average Rating:8.70 Overall Rank:1901]
Keith Bednarczuk
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Ohio
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A somewhat longer, more financially intricate 18XX that allows players to short sell one another's companies.
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3. Board Game: 1846: The Race for the Midwest [Average Rating:8.06 Overall Rank:439]
Keith Bednarczuk
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a quicker, tidier 18XX (with 3 players we finished in under 3+1/2 hours)
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4. Board Game: 7 Wonders [Average Rating:7.78 Overall Rank:45]
Peter Stein
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Westerville
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5. Board Game: Agricola: Farmers of the Moor [Average Rating:8.10 Unranked] [Average Rating:8.10 Unranked]
Peter Stein
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First time I ever used 4 stables and no fences to cover the board. It did get me a tie for first.
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6. Board Game: Alhambra [Average Rating:7.03 Overall Rank:427]
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7. Board Game: Archipelago [Average Rating:7.38 Overall Rank:313]
Samuel Williams
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medium game.
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8. Board Game: Arctic Scavengers [Average Rating:6.88 Overall Rank:1060]
Samuel Williams
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9. Board Game: Ascension: Rise of Vigil [Average Rating:7.22 Overall Rank:1098] [Average Rating:7.22 Unranked]
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Ohio
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10. Board Game: Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game [Average Rating:7.74 Overall Rank:65]
Jeff Wolfe
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Columbus
Ohio
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With the new expansion just released last week, there was lots of BSG going on. Humans won the game I played, which surprised everyone. I was human, so for me it was a good surprise.
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11. Board Game: Betrayal at House on the Hill [Average Rating:7.08 Overall Rank:459]
Corey Sanders
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Hilliard
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12. Board Game: BioShock Infinite: The Siege of Columbia [Average Rating:6.83 Overall Rank:2001]
Bill Reed
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Read the rules as we unboxed it. Didn't have time to finish the game, but got about halfway through, I estimate.

It's a light, two or four player war game with some interesting movement mechanics, unit upgrade options, and multifunction card use. I liked what we played and I'm looking to try it again and finish a full game.
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13. Board Game: Bruges [Average Rating:7.45 Overall Rank:217]
Jeff Kayati
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Worthington
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14. Board Game: Cargo Noir [Average Rating:6.49 Overall Rank:1683]
Stephen Schaefer
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Columbus
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15. Board Game: Dungeon Roll [Average Rating:6.15 Overall Rank:2191]
Corey Sanders
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Hilliard
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16. Board Game: Firefly: The Game [Average Rating:7.40 Overall Rank:292]
Jeff Wolfe
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Columbus
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This new game also saw a lot of play.
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17. Board Game: Flash Point: Fire Rescue [Average Rating:7.24 Overall Rank:280]
Corey Sanders
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Hilliard
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We got beatdown repeatedly. Love the figs in the new club copy though.
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18. Board Game: Ginkgopolis [Average Rating:7.43 Overall Rank:350]
Matthew Purcell
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Columbus
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19. Board Game: Leonardo da Vinci [Average Rating:6.77 Overall Rank:1085]
Corey Sanders
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Hilliard
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Saw some folks playing this one.
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20. Board Game: Lords of Waterdeep [Average Rating:7.77 Overall Rank:52]
Brian Dudte
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Ostrander
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21. Board Game: Love Letter [Average Rating:7.26 Overall Rank:241]
Peter Stein
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It's satisfying to draw the last card of the game and it's the Princess.cool

It's even more satisfying to see the Countess get discarded after a Baron play. . .and you're next with the Guard. coolcool
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22. Board Game: Medici [Average Rating:7.14 Overall Rank:472]
Matthew Purcell
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Columbus
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23. Board Game: NanoBot Battle Arena [Average Rating:6.63 Overall Rank:10525]
 
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24. Board Game: The Omega Virus [Average Rating:6.36 Overall Rank:3129]
Stephen Schaefer
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Not by me, but we saw (and heard) this being played.
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25. Board Game: Peloponnes [Average Rating:7.14 Overall Rank:768]
Samuel Williams
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Fast!
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