Rekindling an old Flame
Jeff Shepherd
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Monrovia
California
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I've recently gotten back into gaming through the lunchtime crowd at work and thought I'd list some of the games we're currently playing as well as some of the games I'm planning on picking up. Some of these will carry over to home with my wife or 6 year old son.

Feel free to let me know your opinions.
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1. Board Game: Carcassonne: Expansion 1 – Inns & Cathedrals [Average Rating:7.61 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.61 Unranked]
Jeff Shepherd
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Monrovia
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This is the first game I picked up for lunchtime fun. It truly is a great game. Light, not a brain burner and potentially cutthroat. In fact, I have one sworn enemy that will do whatever it takes to stop me.
 
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2. Board Game: Hera and Zeus [Average Rating:6.52 Overall Rank:1406]
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This is a game I've had my eye on for quite sometime. I'll probably pick this up for lunch and home with my wife.
 
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3. Board Game: Bohnanza [Average Rating:7.06 Overall Rank:366]
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This seems like something our crowd would like. Very socially active and quick playing. I like the trading aspect and trying to negotiate the best deal.
 
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4. Board Game: Hellas [Average Rating:6.22 Overall Rank:2276]
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I'm not sure if my wife will go for this title considering there's a strong war theme. But, it looks incredibly cool.
 
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5. Board Game: Battle Cry [Average Rating:7.16 Overall Rank:615]
Jeff Shepherd
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Monrovia
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I'm planning ahead with my 6 year old son with this one. I've heard a lot of good things about this game. Plus, $19.99 with a 25% discount at The Gamekeeper makes this one a must buy!!
 
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6. Board Game: Citadels [Average Rating:7.12 Overall Rank:316]
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There's regularly 3 of us at lunch so I'm not sure how this will fit into an hour or with 3 people. Any opinions are welcome!
 
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7. Board Game: Puerto Rico [Average Rating:8.06 Overall Rank:15]
Jeff Shepherd
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No list would be complete without having Puerto Rico present. I really want this game based on the buzz but, I'm afraid I wouldn't be able to get enough people to play. I've seen the 2 player variant but still am leery.
 
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8. Board Game: Lost Cities [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:294]
Jeff Shepherd
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Oops! I almost forgot about this one. I picked this up for my wife and I. She likes it and is always willing to play more than one game. Usual sessions last about an hour or roughly 3 plays. Great at work when there's only two of us.
 
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