Northern Colorado Board Gamers Session Report (June 2, 2009)
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Hard to believe I am saying this, but only 15 or so folks showed up last night. When did we start expecting more. It seems the nicer it is outside, the more likely we are to fill up our gaming space.
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1. Board Game: Nautilus [Average Rating:6.39 Overall Rank:2227]
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skippen, Scott, Jared, and William
 
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2. Board Game: Chinatown [Average Rating:7.24 Overall Rank:364]
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3. Board Game: Colossal Arena [Average Rating:6.79 Overall Rank:754]
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4. Board Game: Tichu [Average Rating:7.60 Overall Rank:122]
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Scott, Keldon, Jared, and Luke
 
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5. Board Game: Dork Tower [Average Rating:5.86 Overall Rank:7863]
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6. Board Game: ElfBall [Average Rating:7.07 Overall Rank:7068]
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7. Board Game: RoboRally [Average Rating:7.12 Overall Rank:338]
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Played by Shane, James, Flint, William, and....
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8. Board Game: WarCraft: The Board Game [Average Rating:6.12 Overall Rank:2696]
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Played by Neil, Ben, Austin, and a new guy who seemed to know Neil. I think Shane may have jumped into this one, too.
 
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9. Board Game: Starship Catan [Average Rating:6.85 Overall Rank:816]
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Flint & Austin.
 
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10. Board Game: Niagara [Average Rating:6.53 Overall Rank:1098]
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Played by Keldon, Luke and I.

I was the only one who had played before. And this game went prety fast. 15 turns I believe. Where as Luke pointed out for a big part of the game the score in gems was my 4 to their -1. But it was fun watching them go over the falls.
 
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11. Board Game: Jenga [Average Rating:5.56 Overall Rank:11330]
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Played by Jared, Luke and I.

And we are WAY better at this game than we thought. All of us expecting the game to last a few rounds before someone tumbles the tower, but the game lasted around 40 minutes. We got to the point where we had all available levels at either one middle block or two side supporting blocks. At one point I made a play to push two outer blocks to the center and remove one and I believe Jared had to try the same at the end and came close before it fell? Either way, a great game. Here's a photo of Luke counting the levels I think a round before it fell.

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12. Board Game: Khet: The Laser Game [Average Rating:6.55 Overall Rank:1489]
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Oh yeah, almost forgot - Luke and I played a quick game of this. My strategy of 'blow up as much as possible' worked out pretty well.
 
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