Games Played at Bay Area Games Day CXXIII 2015-01-18
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Good group Sunday. Surprisingly good turnout given the conflict with the NFL conference championships. Younger me would have blown off the event to watch football, but it turns out that people seem to have DVRs. Nice to see several new attendees including some who look likely to become regulars.

More Essen games arrived. First time I've seen Orléans. First time I recall seeing Werewolf, although no doubt that's been played at some point. I'm still playing Arkwright every chance that I get, but my play that got the most attention was a serious three player game of Caylus. Going old school. Still a terrific game.

Bay Area Games Day is the largest and longest-running regular event for open gaming in the San Francisco Bay Area. We meet every 4-8 weeks at the Los Altos Public Library, 13 S. San Antonio Rd., Los Altos, about 15 miles west (north?) of San Jose. Further information about the group and the related Silicon Valley Boardgamers available at our Yahoo group: http://games.groups.yahoo.com/group/gamesday

Our next Games Day is scheduled for February 21. Here's what we played this week.

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1. Board Game: Orléans [Average Rating:8.08 Overall Rank:27]
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2. Board Game: Arkwright [Average Rating:7.90 Overall Rank:622]
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3. Board Game: Nations [Average Rating:7.71 Overall Rank:97]
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4. Board Game: Samurai Spirit [Average Rating:6.78 Overall Rank:979]
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6. Board Game: San Juan (second edition) [Average Rating:7.60 Overall Rank:277]
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7. Board Game: Planes [Average Rating:6.00 Overall Rank:4520]
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8. Board Game: Alhambra [Average Rating:7.03 Overall Rank:396]
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9. Board Game: Terra Mystica [Average Rating:8.24 Overall Rank:8]
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10. Board Game: 1893: Cologne [Average Rating:7.50 Unranked]
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11. Board Game: Star Wars: Imperial Assault [Average Rating:8.14 Overall Rank:25]
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12. Board Game: Cthulhu Wars [Average Rating:8.03 Overall Rank:222] [Average Rating:8.03 Unranked]
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13. Board Game: Trajan [Average Rating:7.80 Overall Rank:71]
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14. Board Game: Africana [Average Rating:6.79 Overall Rank:1638]
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15. Board Game: Betrayal at House on the Hill [Average Rating:7.10 Overall Rank:423]
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16. Board Game: 7 Wonders: Babel [Average Rating:7.23 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.23 Unranked]
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17. Board Game: Martian Rails [Average Rating:7.23 Overall Rank:2589]
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18. Board Game: Machi Koro [Average Rating:6.71 Overall Rank:739]
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19. Board Game: Forbidden Island [Average Rating:6.84 Overall Rank:587]
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20. Board Game: FITS [Average Rating:6.60 Overall Rank:1274]
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21. Board Game: Lewis & Clark [Average Rating:7.55 Overall Rank:135]
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22. Board Game: Sunken City [Average Rating:6.17 Overall Rank:3346]
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23. Board Game: Hansa Teutonica [Average Rating:7.63 Overall Rank:108]
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24. Board Game: Fresh Fish [Average Rating:6.66 Overall Rank:2009]
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25. Board Game: Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar [Average Rating:7.93 Overall Rank:38]
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