Northern Colorado Boardgamers Session Report (November 1, 2011)
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Another snowy night, and we had lots of gamers huddled indoors.
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1. Board Game: The Dwarf King [Average Rating:6.56 Overall Rank:1972]
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Randy, Matt, and skippen
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2. Board Game: Loot [Average Rating:6.30 Overall Rank:1774]
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Matt, Randy, skippen, and Michael
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3. Board Game: Star Trek: Fleet Captains [Average Rating:7.54 Overall Rank:481]
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James vs. Shane
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4. Board Game: Genoa [Average Rating:7.10 Overall Rank:596]
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Randy, Matt C., Jesse, Shandra, skippen
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5. Board Game: Factory Fun [Average Rating:6.83 Overall Rank:998]
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Flint and crew
 
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6. Board Game: Merkator [Average Rating:7.04 Overall Rank:920]
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Luke, Michael ...
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7. Board Game: Spades [Average Rating:6.75 Overall Rank:1491]
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Randy, Matt C., Matt S., and Shane
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8. Board Game: Ninjato [Average Rating:7.24 Overall Rank:738]
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Jason, Matt C., Michael, Luke
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9. Board Game: Arkham Horror [Average Rating:7.29 Overall Rank:275] [Average Rating:7.29 Unranked]
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Sherman and crew.
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10. Board Game: Hansa Teutonica [Average Rating:7.64 Overall Rank:117]
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Luke, Alex, Jason, Michael.

I usually do pretty good at this game but I decided to try a completely different strategy then I've ever tried before, which was to focus on getting most of my skills maxed and then place as many merchants into the high scoring spots as I could, and not worry about placing traders in the offices. It *may* have worked if I had focused on maxing my actions first, but instead I never got past 3 actions which made this strat way too slow.

It was an interesting game where all 4 of us went with completely different strategies. Alex pulled it out even though he only got to 3 actions, by constantly getting in everyone's way and forcing us to kick him out and maxing out the keys. Also, Jason was the first person I've seen actually connect the 2 red cites on this board. The 7 points he got ended the game and prevent a huge scoring turn for Luke that would have won him the game. Great game!
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11. Board Game: Dominion [Average Rating:7.64 Overall Rank:76] [Average Rating:7.64 Unranked]
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2, 3 players games going on simultaneously.

Luke, Jason. Michael

Shandra, Matt and...Jason's brother (forgot his name!)

 
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12. Board Game: Can't Stop [Average Rating:6.85 Overall Rank:682]
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Matt S. and I.
 
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