Berkeley Board Gamers Weekly Board Game Day (Oct 14th, 2014)
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This GeekList is one in a series of GeekLists that document the games that get played at the Berkeley Board Gamers Weekly Board Game Days, held almost every Tues at Games of Berkeley, in Berkeley, CA.

Lots of folks and lots of games. Please add any games I may have missed.

Feel free to comment with your thoughts on any game, even if you weren't there or didn't play it. Let us know if you like it, hate it, or are interested playing it in the future, etc.

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1. Board Game: Fortunata [Average Rating:5.14 Unranked]
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Aram want to try this one out... Diana, Charles, and I indulged him. Though this game has some interesting production value, ultimately it has 3 problems.

First this game has a real classic multiplayer problem. If player A attacks, player B, then players C, and player D benefit.

Second if any player manages to get to a position to win the other three players can team up to shut him down and the game will drag because of that.

Third it seems like some combos are a lot better than others, but this may be because the rules didn't seems to be particularly clear as far as some of the edge cases on how the special powers interact...

I going to have to stop letting Aram pick games...
 
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2. Board Game: Tichu [Average Rating:7.60 Overall Rank:122]
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3. Board Game: Hansa Teutonica [Average Rating:7.63 Overall Rank:108]
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4. Board Game: Formula Dé [Average Rating:6.99 Overall Rank:580]
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5. Board Game: Bohnanza [Average Rating:7.06 Overall Rank:372]
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