Northern Colorado Boardgamers Session Report (May 24, 2011)
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A very light turn-out this evening, but that happens in the summer months. Some geeks don't have their priorities straight.
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1. Board Game: Legend of the Five Rings [Average Rating:7.14 Overall Rank:1071] [Average Rating:7.14 Unranked]
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2. Board Game: The Heavens of Olympus [Average Rating:5.65 Overall Rank:11904]
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3. Board Game: Wordsearch [Average Rating:6.82 Overall Rank:7024]
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Flint and crew
 
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4. Board Game: 51st State [Average Rating:6.88 Overall Rank:983] [Average Rating:6.88 Unranked]
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5. Board Game: Ghost Blitz [Average Rating:6.76 Overall Rank:909] [Average Rating:6.76 Unranked]
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skippen, James, Jason, Coffee Shane, and Alex.
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6. Board Game: Dominion: Cornucopia [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked]
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7. Board Game: Biblios [Average Rating:7.22 Overall Rank:299]
Quentin (just call me Q) Antrim
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Quentin, Matt, Shandra. I'm glad I bought this! First time playing and it was a fun little filler game to end the evening. I like "two-part" game where you take particular actions in the first half and then do something in the second half based upon what happened in the first half (For Sale is another good example).

This game had an interesting method of drafting cards in the first half of the game followed by an auction in the second half. I also liked how you bid for cards using the cards in your hand, placing the winning cards into your hand which can be used for future bids.

I misjudged how much "value" the other players would have in the different categories and came out short. Shandra and I also got caught with too much gold in our hand at the end that we should have aggressively spent in the auction near the end. I would like to play this one again.
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8. Board Game: Drakon (third edition) [Average Rating:6.50 Overall Rank:1566]
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Jason, Shane, Alex

Jason was able to come up with the win, Shane could have blocked him by destroying his escape but forgot that both escape's and teleports can end the game if you have 10 gold, a fun lite, tile placement game.
 
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9. Board Game: Starfarers of Catan [Average Rating:6.81 Overall Rank:868]
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Flint, Jeff, Jason, Eric?
 
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