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Preamble Rant:

I am a big dice fan, and I love luck based games so I understand I have days where the luck is just not there for me, or more to the point I am having really bad luck, or maybe it is just others are having to much luck at my expense?

Anyways we played Settlers and I got destroyed, but I was rolling everyone elses #'s, I went 2.5 times around with out getting any new cards , it was brutal in a way, but I had no real problem with it. Then we played Kingdoms and I got all average tiles and my friends got all good tiles, so I got destroyed again.

Session Report:

So mow we are on to a light game of Gubs. We are just getting started and I am getting really good cards, I am excited for this, I build up a lot of really good cards, I am really excited, then my friend Mike plays Lightning on me and lose all my cards, yea, so then you are stuck for a while with so few cards there is very little you can do. I slowly build my hand back up and start to kinda come back in the game it seems to be back on track for me. I know have a good size hand and the Gargox plague shows up, of course the other two have the cure, but I lose my whole hand again. I am just laughing thinking how this is a long game night in deed. Those guys then get hit with some bad luck, but nothing like I was having. Then they got hit harder and we are near the end of the game - any card could end it - and they are only 1 guy ahead of me ( well I have nothing so they are really down to 1 lone gub trying to stay alive ). I take my turn and then I get to pick a card to end it, I pick up Bob - Bob is a Gub we have Written Bob on and he is worth 2 points if you show everyone you are playing him. So I have to wait till next turn to use him but the game is almost over and we are having a blast.

I get to go again and I lay Bob down with no Protection at all, eyes get big, air is drawn in, people are shocked I am just leaving Bob there exposed to the harsh world of Gubs with no Barricade - but I only have a few cards and they all suck. I Pick up the next card and it ends the game, I win by one point over both people at 1 point and Bob stopped a tied game again - Bob Rocks use one in your game sometime soon:

Variant Rules using Super Bob: http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/365753

It was a great win, even better since I went on to lose the next 4 games.



Deep Thoughts: Fricking Awesome game, Love it I tell you, just way to fun. I just bought 6 to give out for a late Christmas present to a bunch of friends, and my nieces and nephew who love it got theirs in time for Christmas.
Really light fun game that people just seem to really enjoy.


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Matthew Griffin
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This sounds hilarious. I love it when people put a spin on games, to kind of make it "their own".

You might be interested to know that one of the AIs in Gubs: Pixel Edition is named "Bob".

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