Calgary TableTop Meetup - December 14th (Brentwood Co-Op)
Darren Bezzant
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We, The FallCon Convention team, organize and hold a monthly meetup here in Calgary in the community room of our local Co-Op. It is a great location, that they generously let us use.

We get a fair number of people, some new, and many regulars. I try to make sure that I get to chat with as many of them as possible, but it never seems catch everyone.

As part of my 'contribute more to the Geek' concepts, One of the things I like to do is get some discussions going about the games that were played at our meetup.

I am hoping that other attendees (and general readers as well), will come and contribute both games and comments.

Also, I'd like to also thank the Sentry Box for donating the door prizes for this month's meeting.

It was also our Christmas Exchange - which was sparsely attended, primarily due to my lack of communicating early enough. Will definitely work on for next year!
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1. Board Game: Dweebies [Average Rating:6.03 Overall Rank:4672]
Darren Bezzant
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I brought my daughter Megan with me this week, and we played a lot of games together. We started with this one.

She won of course
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Tim asked me to teach this, so I taught this, while Megan played a game with Mike and his son. (I don't recall what they played though)

Both Dennis and I had played before of the group of 5, and we managed to come in 4th and 5th
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I really like this filler game - it is like 7 Wonders lite, which is not a knock on either game.

Played this twice during the day when we were waiting for other games to finish up.
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4. Board Game: La Boca [Average Rating:7.02 Overall Rank:1026]
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This is a great Party game, and Megan really figured this one out quickly. We had a number of 10 point rounds which I hadn't seen before today!
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5. Board Game: Word on the Street [Average Rating:6.63 Overall Rank:1450]
Darren Bezzant
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Played this with 2 groups of 3, it was a lot of fun, word of the day was Mulligatawny
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6. Board Game: Ricochet Robots [Average Rating:7.00 Overall Rank:569] [Average Rating:7.00 Unranked]
Darren Bezzant
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One of my favourites for drawing people in - I think by the end there were over 8 people working on the puzzles.
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7. Board Game: Ubongo [Average Rating:6.74 Overall Rank:825]
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Played this twice with two different groups - one of Megan's favourites.
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Then Megan proceeded to beat on us in Augustus. I don't think she won in the end, but she did give us all a great run for our money!
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9. Board Game: Take it Easy! [Average Rating:6.61 Overall Rank:1379]
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one of my favourites to play as a filler - it will play 8 and the rules are super-easy to follow.

I wish I was better at it though
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Dennis has been wanted to play this for a while, and I wanted to get this to the table again before the Card game showed up.

I think megan really enjoyed it, which made it an even better experience for me
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Got about a half a game in before all the Junk food that Megan ate caught up with her. Took her home so that she could suffer in private
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12. Board Game: Struggle of Empires [Average Rating:7.51 Overall Rank:327]
Jon Baxter
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I was having too much fun and forgot what place I made it. I think it was Bruce, Shane, Me, Mike, and Darcy... was fun, been a long time so Bruce and I were rusty and 3 new players made it a bit slower than normal but still fun!
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This was a nice present from Calgary Santa for Shane Mike, I definitely enjoyed playing it as well, even more so because it's a great game and I got first time lucky and won in a tie-breaker
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14. Board Game: Legacy: The Testament of Duke de Crecy [Average Rating:7.24 Overall Rank:529]
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Played this with Chris, Conan and Jack. We had a good time building up our family to lead them to success. I won at the end but only a few points ahead of 2nd place. I had to get as many couple as possible, and have lots of friends in my hand. Ended up costing me a few turns at the end but the vp was worth it.
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15. Board Game: Glory to Rome [Average Rating:7.49 Overall Rank:148]
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Chris, Darcy, Shane, and Mike. Shane's first time and he kicked butt!
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16. Board Game: Sentinels of the Multiverse [Average Rating:7.31 Overall Rank:268] [Average Rating:7.31 Unranked]
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Played with four. Fought one if the hardest 'villain', Iron Legacy. We had a hard time at the start, as we could not deal with all the ongoing effects that buffed Iron Legacy. Eventually we started to take care of those, but then Iron Legacy got mad and started healing more than we could handle. One by one we started to fall, when during the last turn it was only me remaining in the game. I could not enough damage to finish off Iron Legacy, and I was going to die if he activates next turn.

I managed to take him down to 2 hp. Argh, so close! Just when all home was gone,we saw that the inmates from the environment was still around, and they were to beat up the weakest character in the game. It used to be me, but then it was Iron Legacy after he went to 2hp. So it's like me kicking Iron Legacy into the jail, then all the prisoner went and beat him up- and we won! Super close game as I would not have lasted another turn.
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17. Board Game: Spyrium [Average Rating:7.14 Overall Rank:483]
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Played with Tim and Rande. I really enjoy Spyrium it plays fairly quickly especially with 3 players, but even with 5 it still moves along.
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18. Board Game: A Game of Thrones: The Board Game (Second Edition) [Average Rating:7.70 Overall Rank:84]
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Played in a four player game. I had never played before (and so cannot compare the four player scenario to the full six player game.) I enjoyed it, and would certainly play again.
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19. Board Game: Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia [Average Rating:7.31 Overall Rank:311]
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Four player game. I was looking forward to this as I was also a kickstarter backer of the game. This was my second play. Good game, but probably not in my top ten. I'll give it a 7.5 out of 10.
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20. Board Game: The Manhattan Project [Average Rating:7.45 Overall Rank:214]
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Another four player game. After hearing a bit about this game, I finally picked up a copy from a vendor at Fallcon. Love it, love it, love it! Can't get it played enough. Much of my gaming is two player, and this one isn't the best with only two. Perhaps 3 people might be best, maybe 4.
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