Step Back in Time: Isleworth Boardgamers on 31st January, 2018
Jon Wooden
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No - we're not talking about James' dress sense, or TomToo's hairstyle, or Noel's taste in music, but a bona fide original edition of a game published nearly 90 years ago - which was actually pretty good!

We also played some more modern fare (with neon minis) for reasons of balance...
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To start the evening off, we stepped back in time to the dawn of civilization. And we learned that the ring-pull drinks can was invented later than you thought....
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4 players, 2 robot teams, Dan in the breakaway...

Carnage.....
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A city of 50,000 people situated in the North West of England. Sounds like the perfect setting for a boardgame....
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Neon minis. 'nuff said...
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Fun fact - this has nothing to do with dominoes. At all. With or without the 'D'.
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Published in 1930. Probably invented by Reina Knizia's grandfather if the maths is anything to go by....
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Back-stabbing a-go-go I suspect...
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How (not) to build a piece of (very unstable) art....
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