BGGCon 2013 and games for 5 players!
Shannon Krumick
United States
Las Vegas
Nevada
flag msg tools
UNLV
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
Recommend
6 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
This will be my 5th year attending BGGCon. I'm excited as always. Everyone has different reasons and goals in mind when attending BGGCon. BGGCon is my favorite of cons to attend because I love the openness and relaxed atmosphere. While cons with rigid schedules can be fun, I feel this con hits the perfect spot for me as it allows me to play games at my own pace without having to feel like I need to rush through a game to get to the next scheduled event.

BGGCon serves three main purposes for me. Firstly it allows me to reconnect with close friends who have moved away. Secondly it allows me to try out many of the new games released via ESSEN or otherwise. Thirdly it allows me to spend 5 straight days doing something I absolutely love, gaming!

Granted many people love to go to BGGCon to meet new people and socialize, and while I do some of that myself, my group tends to game together since this rather a yearly reunion of sorts. This year we have had a subtraction and a couple of additions which brings our group dynamic to 5 players. While this can be a solid number for various games, it does eliminate some games from the table.

This geeklist is focused on games that I may want to try at BGGCon that allow 5 players to play.

My group is fairly open to trying most anything, less so on the casual games. I'd say I personally prefer gamers games and as group I think we all like 4x type games.

These are just some games I have found on various geeklists that may be available at BGGCon 2013. Feel free to add any selections to the list that should warrant our attention!

Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: BGGCON2013 [+] 5player [+] [View All]
  • [+] Dice rolls
1. Board Game: Hegemonic [Average Rating:6.88 Overall Rank:2700]
Shannon Krumick
United States
Las Vegas
Nevada
flag msg tools
UNLV
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
# of Players
2 − 6

We love 4x games. This one looks pretty good, hoping there are copies at the con.
1 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Loading... | Locked Hide Show Unlock Lock Comment     View Previous {{limitCount(numprevitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
{{error.message}}
{{comment.error.message}}
    View More Comments {{limitCount(numnextitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} / {{numnextitems_calculated}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
2. Board Game: Rococo [Average Rating:7.58 Overall Rank:202]
Shannon Krumick
United States
Las Vegas
Nevada
flag msg tools
UNLV
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
# of Players
2 − 5
1 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Loading... | Locked Hide Show Unlock Lock Comment     View Previous {{limitCount(numprevitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
{{error.message}}
{{comment.error.message}}
    View More Comments {{limitCount(numnextitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} / {{numnextitems_calculated}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
3. Board Game: A Study in Emerald [Average Rating:7.22 Overall Rank:676]
Shannon Krumick
United States
Las Vegas
Nevada
flag msg tools
UNLV
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
# of Players
2 − 5

I've been a big fan of a large number of Wallace games, plus the Cthulhu Mythos is always a fun environment.
1 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Loading... | Locked Hide Show Unlock Lock Comment     View Previous {{limitCount(numprevitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
{{error.message}}
{{comment.error.message}}
    View More Comments {{limitCount(numnextitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} / {{numnextitems_calculated}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
4. Board Game: Gear & Piston [Average Rating:5.84 Overall Rank:6615]
Shannon Krumick
United States
Las Vegas
Nevada
flag msg tools
UNLV
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
# of Players
2 − 6
1 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Loading... | Locked Hide Show Unlock Lock Comment     View Previous {{limitCount(numprevitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
{{error.message}}
{{comment.error.message}}
    View More Comments {{limitCount(numnextitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} / {{numnextitems_calculated}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
5. Board Game: Nations [Average Rating:7.67 Overall Rank:110]
Shannon Krumick
United States
Las Vegas
Nevada
flag msg tools
UNLV
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
# of Players
1 − 5

I love civilization type games and this sounds like its right up my alley!
2 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Loading... | Locked Hide Show Unlock Lock Comment     View Previous {{limitCount(numprevitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
{{error.message}}
{{comment.error.message}}
    View More Comments {{limitCount(numnextitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} / {{numnextitems_calculated}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
6. Board Game: Cornish Smuggler [Average Rating:5.95 Overall Rank:6900]
Shannon Krumick
United States
Las Vegas
Nevada
flag msg tools
UNLV
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
# of Players
2 − 5

Deck Building/Card based games are a favorite in our group. This sounds interesting.
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Loading... | Locked Hide Show Unlock Lock Comment     View Previous {{limitCount(numprevitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
{{error.message}}
{{comment.error.message}}
    View More Comments {{limitCount(numnextitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} / {{numnextitems_calculated}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
7. Board Game: Lewis & Clark [Average Rating:7.52 Overall Rank:159]
Shannon Krumick
United States
Las Vegas
Nevada
flag msg tools
UNLV
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
# of Players
1 − 5
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Loading... | Locked Hide Show Unlock Lock Comment     View Previous {{limitCount(numprevitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
{{error.message}}
{{comment.error.message}}
    View More Comments {{limitCount(numnextitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} / {{numnextitems_calculated}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
8. Board Game: Concordia [Average Rating:8.10 Overall Rank:19]
Shannon Krumick
United States
Las Vegas
Nevada
flag msg tools
UNLV
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
# of Players
2 − 5


I've been a fan of most of Mac Gerdts games in the past. Hopefully he continues his string of good games.
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Loading... | Locked Hide Show Unlock Lock Comment     View Previous {{limitCount(numprevitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
{{error.message}}
{{comment.error.message}}
    View More Comments {{limitCount(numnextitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} / {{numnextitems_calculated}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
9. Board Game: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords – Base Set [Average Rating:7.28 Overall Rank:331]
Shannon Krumick
United States
Las Vegas
Nevada
flag msg tools
UNLV
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
The base game allows only 1-4 players, but with the following addition:

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords – Character Add-On Deck

It plays up to 6.

Love card games, deck building, and throw in a D&D theme! Hopefully the game play is EPIC!
1 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Loading... | Locked Hide Show Unlock Lock Comment     View Previous {{limitCount(numprevitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
{{error.message}}
{{comment.error.message}}
    View More Comments {{limitCount(numnextitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} / {{numnextitems_calculated}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
10. Board Game: StelCon: Infinity [Average Rating:6.10 Overall Rank:12856]
Shannon Krumick
United States
Las Vegas
Nevada
flag msg tools
UNLV
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
# of Players
2 − 6

More 4x!
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Loading... | Locked Hide Show Unlock Lock Comment     View Previous {{limitCount(numprevitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
{{error.message}}
{{comment.error.message}}
    View More Comments {{limitCount(numnextitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} / {{numnextitems_calculated}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
11. Board Game: EONS [Average Rating:6.80 Overall Rank:4615]
Shannon Krumick
United States
Las Vegas
Nevada
flag msg tools
UNLV
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
# of Players
1 − 5

Space Exploration and Territory Building, looks interesting!
1 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Loading... | Locked Hide Show Unlock Lock Comment     View Previous {{limitCount(numprevitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
{{error.message}}
{{comment.error.message}}
    View More Comments {{limitCount(numnextitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} / {{numnextitems_calculated}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
12. Board Game: Artifact [Average Rating:5.71 Overall Rank:11513]
Shannon Krumick
United States
Las Vegas
Nevada
flag msg tools
UNLV
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
# of Players
3 − 5
1 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Loading... | Locked Hide Show Unlock Lock Comment     View Previous {{limitCount(numprevitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
{{error.message}}
{{comment.error.message}}
    View More Comments {{limitCount(numnextitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} / {{numnextitems_calculated}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
13. Board Game: Kohle & Kolonie [Average Rating:7.49 Overall Rank:1900]
Shannon Krumick
United States
Las Vegas
Nevada
flag msg tools
UNLV
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
# of Players
3 − 5

I'm big on economic games!
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Loading... | Locked Hide Show Unlock Lock Comment     View Previous {{limitCount(numprevitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
{{error.message}}
{{comment.error.message}}
    View More Comments {{limitCount(numnextitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} / {{numnextitems_calculated}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
14. Board Game: Spyrium [Average Rating:7.12 Overall Rank:552]
Shannon Krumick
United States
Las Vegas
Nevada
flag msg tools
UNLV
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
# of Players
2 − 5

Big fan of another game by this designer, Caylus, and I've been hearing good things about this one.
1 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Loading... | Locked Hide Show Unlock Lock Comment     View Previous {{limitCount(numprevitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
{{error.message}}
{{comment.error.message}}
    View More Comments {{limitCount(numnextitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} / {{numnextitems_calculated}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
15. Board Game: Caverna: The Cave Farmers [Average Rating:8.07 Overall Rank:23]
Shannon Krumick
United States
Las Vegas
Nevada
flag msg tools
UNLV
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
# of Players
1 − 7


Uwe has impressed me with most of his games so far, this one looks to be another hit.
1 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Loading... | Locked Hide Show Unlock Lock Comment     View Previous {{limitCount(numprevitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
{{error.message}}
{{comment.error.message}}
    View More Comments {{limitCount(numnextitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} / {{numnextitems_calculated}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
16. Board Game: Space Cadets: Dice Duel [Average Rating:6.85 Overall Rank:1071]
David Etherton
Scotland
Edinburgh
Midlothian
flag msg tools
designer
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
This is 4-8 players; I doubt the teams have to be the same size. You seem to like science fiction.
1 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Loading... | Locked Hide Show Unlock Lock Comment     View Previous {{limitCount(numprevitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
{{error.message}}
{{comment.error.message}}
    View More Comments {{limitCount(numnextitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} / {{numnextitems_calculated}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
17. Board Game: Eldritch Horror [Average Rating:7.86 Overall Rank:56]
David Etherton
Scotland
Edinburgh
Midlothian
flag msg tools
designer
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
This goes up to eight; not sure if it will actually be at BGG.CON though since it has a Christmas date at present. If they're smart they'll ship an advance copy to the show.
1 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Loading... | Locked Hide Show Unlock Lock Comment     View Previous {{limitCount(numprevitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
{{error.message}}
{{comment.error.message}}
    View More Comments {{limitCount(numnextitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} / {{numnextitems_calculated}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
18. Board Game: Captains of Industry [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:2465]
David Etherton
Scotland
Edinburgh
Midlothian
flag msg tools
designer
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
This plays 3-5, sounds like a medium/heavy economic game if you like those. There's a kickstarter running for this right now but one of the people involved confirmed he'd have a prototype version at BGG.CON.
1 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Loading... | Locked Hide Show Unlock Lock Comment     View Previous {{limitCount(numprevitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
{{error.message}}
{{comment.error.message}}
    View More Comments {{limitCount(numnextitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} / {{numnextitems_calculated}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
19. Board Game: Bruxelles 1893 [Average Rating:7.65 Overall Rank:263]
Shannon Krumick
United States
Las Vegas
Nevada
flag msg tools
UNLV
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
# of Players
2 − 5

I like the sound of this one.

Bruxelles 1893 is a worker placement game with elements of bidding and majority control. Each player is an architect of the late 19th century and is trying to achieve through various actions, an architectural work in the Art Nouveau style. The most successful building yield the most points. Each player can also create works of art to increase his score.

The action board is modular, with not every player having access to each action each turn. Some actions cost money – acquiring high-quality materials, building a level of your personal house, finding a patron, creating a work of art, selling that art for money and prestige – while other actions are free but can potentially cause you to lose one of your workers; these latter actions include acquiring low-quality materials, activating your patrons, visiting the stock exchange, and taking one of the actions with a cost. Once everyone has passed on taking more actions, the round ends and players have an art exhibition during which they can sell works. After this, players receive prestige points or bonus cards based on the symbols they've placed their workers next to on the action board.

After four rounds, the game ends and players score bonus points based on their architect level, their bonus cards, how well they've completed their work, and their money on hand. The player with the most points wins.
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Loading... | Locked Hide Show Unlock Lock Comment     View Previous {{limitCount(numprevitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
{{error.message}}
{{comment.error.message}}
    View More Comments {{limitCount(numnextitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} / {{numnextitems_calculated}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
Loading... | Locked Hide Show Unlock Lock Comment     View Previous {{limitCount(numprevitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
{{error.message}}
{{comment.error.message}}
    View More Comments {{limitCount(numnextitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} / {{numnextitems_calculated}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.