Step back in time: Isleworth Boardgamers on 1st May, 2019
Jon Wooden
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We are celebrating our 10th year anniversary in 2019, and it was certainly like stepping back in time to see Jim & Scott sitting back at the gaming tables this week (remember 2010 - the year that Scott achieved the holy grail of 100% attendance at IBG???) https://isleworthboardgamers.blogspot.com/2010/12/

Well, along with all the nostalgia, there was gaming aplenty... old and new...
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1. Board Game: Cockroach Poker [Average Rating:6.74 Overall Rank:1016]
Board Game: Cockroach Poker
Jon Wooden
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An early evening filler
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2. Board Game: Skull [Average Rating:7.20 Overall Rank:393]
Board Game: Skull
Jon Wooden
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This one has definitely found a new lease of life as an opener...
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3. Board Game: CuBirds [Average Rating:7.01 Overall Rank:1125]
Board Game: CuBirds
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A cute little Essen 2018 release on Jim's table...
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4. Board Game: Tybor the Builder [Average Rating:6.99 Overall Rank:2073]
Board Game: Tybor the Builder
Jon Wooden
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Jon was keen to get this quick drafting game to the table. Tom did his best to wind him up by not listening to the rules and then complaining later that he didn't know what was happening. Usually, those type of players don't have any chance of winning...
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5. Board Game: Rococo [Average Rating:7.59 Overall Rank:234]
Board Game: Rococo
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Board game about dress-making anyone?
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6. Board Game: Root [Average Rating:8.10 Overall Rank:26]
Board Game: Root
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The return of this popular hot release from 2018. 5 players as well...
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7. Board Game: NEOM [Average Rating:7.37 Overall Rank:1236]
Board Game: NEOM
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More drafting - this time of the tile variety - thanks to John B bringing this one along...
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8. Board Game: The Quacks of Quedlinburg [Average Rating:7.84 Overall Rank:64]
Board Game: The Quacks of Quedlinburg
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Bag-dipping Kennerspiel winner from 2018 still making regular appearances at IBG...
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9. Board Game: The Mind [Average Rating:6.88 Overall Rank:682]
Board Game: The Mind
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After last week's successful result, what would happen this week...?
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10. Board Game: The Cousins' War [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:3130]
Board Game: The Cousins' War
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Not sure who the cousins were and why they were fighting, but nevertheless...
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11. Board Game: High Society [Average Rating:7.08 Overall Rank:550]
Board Game: High Society
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Am I the only one who prefers the Eagle-Gryphon artwork rather than the new edition? (Answer: yes)
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12. Board Game: On Tour [Average Rating:7.04 Overall Rank:1099]
Board Game: On Tour
Jon Wooden
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Flip-and-write takes a trip around North America...
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13. Board Game: Illusion [Average Rating:6.79 Overall Rank:1336]
Board Game: Illusion
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Simple concept - still popular as a quick filler...
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14. Board Game: In a Grove [Average Rating:6.32 Overall Rank:4415]
Board Game: In a Grove
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Lesser-known deduction-based Oink game to close the evening...
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15. Board Game: Parade [Average Rating:6.96 Overall Rank:827]
Board Game: Parade
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A final game of a deceptively simple card game that is a personal favourite
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