Which game for your birthDAY?
Vincenzo Beretta
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Every day in the calendar has one or more historical events which fell on that day (like Operation Overlord for June, 6th).

I realised that my birthday (which is today, May, 25th) also falls on... a very specific date; and there was a game I had my eyes on since quite a few months. This combination made the choice for my birthday present quite easy.

The idea for this GeekList is to take the specific day you were born (good luck if it is Feb, 29th laugh), and choose a game tied to that specific day that ALSO you would like to play (or you already possess).

So, onwards with my obvious choice!

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1. Board Game: Star Wars: Rebellion [Average Rating:8.49 Overall Rank:6]
Vincenzo Beretta
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Today Star Wars fans around the World celebrate the 40th anniversary of first screening of the movie - on May, 25th 1977. Do I need to say more? laugh
 
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2. Board Game: 1775: Rebellion [Average Rating:7.79 Overall Rank:247]
Simon Wilcock
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Well, I was born on April 19th - which is the day the American Revolution started in 1775

(Lexington Common, shot "heard round the world")

So I guess my choice is fairly obvious despite being on the losing side
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3. Board Game: Pearl Harbor [Average Rating:5.50 Overall Rank:12985]
Jason Chartier
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I was born on the "day that will live in infamy"...December 7th...quite a few years later though
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4. Board Game: 878: Vikings – Invasions of England [Average Rating:7.73 Overall Rank:1050]
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Okay, a bit of a stretch here, but stick with me...

June 8, 793 is day when Vikings raided Lindisfarne in Northumbria, marking the beginning of Norse/Viking activity in Britain.

Without that day, 878 Vikings would never come to exist. So it makes sense!
 
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5. Board Game: The Game [Average Rating:6.73 Overall Rank:901]
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My birthday is October 11. (also the birthday of the main character played by Michael Douglas in the movie THE GAME), Hence my entry.
 
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6. Board Game: Golden Gate Park [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
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April 4th

Golden Gate Park forms in 1870.





Not really a game for this one. But General Lee arrives at the Amelia Courthouse waiting for supplies from Richmond. These supplies never show up and he surrenders at Appomattox on April 9th.
 
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7. Board Game: Survive: Escape from Atlantis! [Average Rating:7.32 Overall Rank:232]
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On July 3, I was born. On July 3, 2011, much later on the timeline than my birth year, A tourist boat travelling off the coast of Baja California in Mexico sinks; 23 people are reported missing. They were most likely eaten by sharks and sea monsters just like most of my meeples in Survive. Have a good day.

P.S

I understand that it is a tragedy that the tourist boat sank. I also hope that any person reading this post did not have any loved ones affected by such tragedy or eaten by sea monsters and sharks. My humor has been described as dark and insensitive at times and I am working on this with my therapist, although I think she is ready to divorce me.
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