Solo games and impressions for 2018
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A list of solo games from my collection that I plan to play in 2018. The goal is to post thoughts and impressions as they get played.

Some extra games that I don't own might be added along the way.
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1. Board Game: Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Board Game [Average Rating:7.10 Overall Rank:2303]
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Desire to play: High

A nice solo game that I've enjoyed several times already while watching a basketball game in the background. Would love to play through the rest of the Buffy series during the rest of the NBA season.
 
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2. Board Game: Expedition: Northwest Passage [Average Rating:7.07 Overall Rank:1076]
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Desire to play: High

I love the theme and mechanics here. Didn't buy this game with solo in mind, but apparently it works very well that way (despite being a very tough game).

Highly motivated to get this on the table and see how it plays out.
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3. Board Game: Pax Porfiriana [Average Rating:7.69 Overall Rank:376]
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Desire to play: High

Was incredibly impressed with Pax Renaissance in 2017, and ended up grabbing a copy of this game as well because the system impressed me so much.

Apparently, it works very well solo and I'm eager to try. One of my most anticipated games, although probably not one that will get played soon.
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4. Board Game: Rune Age [Average Rating:6.84 Overall Rank:862]
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Desire to play: High

Long wanted to try this game, and was lucky to find out that a local guy getting rid of his copy (complete with the Oath and Anvil expansion). Runebound 2nd Edition was a personal favorite in the adventure genre; hoping this game lives up to that standard.
 
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5. Board Game: Space Hulk: Death Angel – The Card Game [Average Rating:6.99 Overall Rank:527]
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Desire to play: Mid

Have considered trading or selling this game, as it hasn't seen much play lately. But it's a fun little package, so would like to play at least once more before that happens...
 
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6. Board Game: Vinhos [Average Rating:7.51 Overall Rank:293]
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Desire to play: Mid

A friend gave this to me, and it's on my shortlist of "must try" solo games.

At the same time, Lacerda games intimidate me a little bit due to the complexity. Not entirely sure when I'll find time to go through the rules and put this on a table - but will definitely give it a shot this year.
 
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7. Board Game: Apocrypha Adventure Card Game [Average Rating:7.13 Overall Rank:4313]
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Desire to play: Low

Initial impressions have been mixed. The rulebook was a letdown, and I think that carried into my early solo sessions. Even though I think the game would be quite a bit more interesting with a group, keen to try playing solo again before that happens to be sure I can teach effectively.
 
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8. Board Game: Defenders of the Last Stand [Average Rating:7.63 Overall Rank:1811]
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Desire to play: Low

This is possibly on the trade pile, just due to game length and space required. I also ended up with a copy of Pandemic: Iberia which has a vaguely similar, but much cleaner, feel in how the game plays.

However, I'd still like to play (solo or otherwise) a couple times before deciding what to do with it.
 
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