BSW-A Year On
Duncan
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So today I've been registered on BSW for a whole year, and what have I got to say?

Well, overall, I find it excellent and I would just like to share a few thoughts on a game by game basis
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1. Board Game: Carcassonne: Expansion 1 – Inns & Cathedrals [Average Rating:7.61 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.61 Unranked]
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May seem strange starting with an expansion, but I found out about BSW from one small line of text at the bottom of the rules and never looked back.
 
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2. Board Game: Carcassonne [Average Rating:7.43 Overall Rank:139] [Average Rating:7.43 Unranked]
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The first game I played online. I won the first game, felt good about it and promptly lost everthing for weeks after.
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3. Board Game: Catan [Average Rating:7.22 Overall Rank:281] [Average Rating:7.22 Unranked]
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The second game I played online-well within familiar territory. Once I started to win occasionally it became my most played game.
 
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4. Board Game: Backgammon [Average Rating:6.53 Overall Rank:1096]
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Got to add this- 2 games 2 wins =100% rating on this traditional favourite.
 
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5. Board Game: Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers [Average Rating:7.14 Overall Rank:391]
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Not having played this before it took a little getting used to. Unfortunatley the graphics are poor which may contribute to its lack of popularity and hence my few plays.
 
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6. Board Game: Clans [Average Rating:6.56 Overall Rank:1142]
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the first completely new game for me that I learnt solely online. I quite like it, however I was lucky to get the plays I did as no-one wants to play it any more. I don't see why.
 
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7. Board Game: Caylus [Average Rating:7.83 Overall Rank:45]
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Another game I learnt online. I have yet to win-which seems to be a problem a number of others have shared in the forums here, on BGG.
 
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8. Board Game: Thurn and Taxis [Average Rating:7.12 Overall Rank:349]
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Learnt this online and like it so much I promptly bought it-the authentic german edition too.
 
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9. Board Game: Thurn and Taxis: Power and Glory [Average Rating:7.18 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.18 Unranked]
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Played this one a couple of times and always ask why this even exists. it doesn't give any new experience to Thurn und Taxis and you still require the base game to play it.
 
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10. Board Game: Dominion [Average Rating:7.67 Overall Rank:72] [Average Rating:7.67 Unranked]
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Another game I learnt online and then bought, it is also my second most played game.
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11. Board Game: Dog [Average Rating:6.39 Overall Rank:2400]
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I've recently learnt this one and am rapidly developing a respect for it even if it does seem like parchisi with cards.
 
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12. Board Game: Stone Age [Average Rating:7.62 Overall Rank:79]
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My latest game learnt online with only one game played I haven't developed an opinion yet.
 
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