Saturday of Labor Day Weekend, games we played.
Mark Paul
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Springfield
Massachusetts
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Labor day is a good time for one more picnic and one more round of games to close out the summer. These are the games we played yesterday. Feel free to add your games played for Saturday and the whole weekend.
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1. Board Game: Rise of Empires [Average Rating:7.08 Overall Rank:934]
Mark Paul
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Always a great game. See my session report on this one:

http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/561202/saturday-night-in...
 
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2. Board Game: Blue Moon City [Average Rating:7.05 Overall Rank:525]
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Very close, he won by a dragon scale.
 
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3. Board Game: Tide of Iron [Average Rating:7.23 Overall Rank:618]
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One quick chain of command scenario for a night cap.
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4. Board Game: Cranium Whoonu [Average Rating:5.97 Overall Rank:5492]
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My family played this a couple times - my wife winning both times because she knows remembers what everybody's favorite things are. laugh
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5. Board Game: Killer Bunnies and the Quest for the Magic Carrot [Average Rating:5.49 Overall Rank:16045] [Average Rating:5.49 Unranked]
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Then, we played this - my wife for the first time. She thought it was pretty fun, although a bit confusing at times, understandably. I won for the first time EVER.
 
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6. Board Game: Stephenson's Rocket [Average Rating:6.88 Overall Rank:1049]
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This was our first with 4 players. An ok variant of Acquire without the annoying tiles in my first play coming in third.
 
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7. Board Game: Long Shot [Average Rating:6.72 Overall Rank:1359]
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Four more guys came over and all eight of us played Long Shot. It is a long shot winning this game with that many. But in the ensuing chaos we had some fun with this light game.
 
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8. Board Game: Small World [Average Rating:7.31 Overall Rank:194] [Average Rating:7.31 Unranked]
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We then split into two games of four, with Adventurers and my 4 player game, Small World. Evan smoked us with a one two punch of Dwarves then Kobolds. I came in third again.
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9. Board Game: Giants [Average Rating:7.00 Overall Rank:938]
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Two more 4 player games, of Vasco De Gamo and my game of Giants. Very close, tense match with all four of us close in the end. First was James with 136, myself 135, Chris 129, and Evan 114. Great gaming experience.
 
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