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Chris Vaillancourt
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Like most of you out there, I have a bit of a problem with my board game addiction. My girlfriend, Rachel, plays with me but doesn't share the same passion (addiction?) as me. So I turned to solo games.

However, playing solo feels well... lonely. There are some very creative solo games out there but I find I much rather play with a partner. So I invited my girlfriend to play with me and found I like the "solo" experience much better that way.

I know, you are probably thinking "well, just play co-op games" which we do. This has a different feel. We make decisions together and it's a rather satisfying experience.

Anyway, just wondering if anyone else out there does the same thing and if you have any suggestions for other games to play this way beyond the couple listed below.

Thanks
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This is the first game we played "solo." We won the 1st game but just barely. It was fun making the choices together on what cards to play and/or save. It's a clever little game and worth checking out if you haven't yet.
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Bought this game a couple weeks ago as an early Father's Day present to myself, mainly for the solo play. Played it last weekend 'solo' with my girlfriend. Can't imagine playing it any other way, especially with Rachel (she suffers from brutal AP). Solo together was really fun though. Lots of decisions to make but we pushed through making the decisions as a team. As you probably know, its a bit of a beast, so we need to set aside time to play but hopefully we'll get it to the table more often
 
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