Posts Tagged ‘boardgaming’

More Fields of Despair

Posted on November 4th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Bruce and I gave Fields of Despair a second play this week now that we have worked out the rules and mechanics some. We turned back the clock to the very start of the war and the Germans had to push through Belgium.This went well, with Liege falling qu…

More Fields of Despair

Posted on November 4th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Bruce and I gave Fields of Despair a second play this week now that we have worked out the rules and mechanics some. We turned back the clock to the very start of the war and the Germans had to push through Belgium.This went well, with Liege falling qu…

Fields of Despair

Posted on October 28th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Bruce hosted me in a game of Fields of Despair on Tuesday. This is a WW1 operational game on the western front. The eastern front and broader political situation are abstracted using some of the tracks on the left side of the boardI played the dastardl…

Fields of Despair

Posted on October 28th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Bruce hosted me in a game of Fields of Despair on Tuesday. This is a WW1 operational game on the western front. The eastern front and broader political situation are abstracted using some of the tracks on the left side of the boardI played the dastardl…

Fate of the Elder Gods

Posted on October 20th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

We had 10 guys out at the club on Tuesday. Bruce and Scott played Crusader Rex while Taylor hosted a game of Space Hulk.With Hallowe’en approaching, Terry dug out a Cthulhu-themed game called Fate of the Elder Gods. Unlike Cthulhu Pandemic, here you ar…

Fate of the Elder Gods

Posted on October 20th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

We had 10 guys out at the club on Tuesday. Bruce and Scott played Crusader Rex while Taylor hosted a game of Space Hulk.With Hallowe’en approaching, Terry dug out a Cthulhu-themed game called Fate of the Elder Gods. Unlike Cthulhu Pandemic, here you ar…

Long Island flank march

Posted on October 14th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

I popped over to Bruce’s to game Tuesday night and brought Commands and Colors Tricorne with me. I wanted to try the British flank march at Long Island scenario,This scenario has an interesting deployment, with the British caught in the middle on a row…

Long Island flank march

Posted on October 14th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

I popped over to Bruce’s to game Tuesday night and brought Commands and Colors Tricorne with me. I wanted to try the British flank march at Long Island scenario,This scenario has an interesting deployment, with the British caught in the middle on a row…

878 Vikings at the club

Posted on October 7th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

We had eight guys out at the club this week. Chen and Brandon played a game of Dropfleet (sorry–no pics) while Taylor and Jonathan played from Dragon Rampant.Scott, Terry, Bruce and I tried out 878 Vikings with Terry and Scott being the axe-weilding i…

878 Vikings at the club

Posted on October 7th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

We had eight guys out at the club this week. Chen and Brandon played a game of Dropfleet (sorry–no pics) while Taylor and Jonathan played from Dragon Rampant.Scott, Terry, Bruce and I tried out 878 Vikings with Terry and Scott being the axe-weilding i…

878 Vikings

Posted on October 1st, 2017 under , , . Posted by

A few weeks back I got my kickstarted game of 878 Vikings: Invasion of England from Academy Games. This game builds on the same engine as their Wars of North America series. The basic mechanics are pretty similar: random activation sequence, card-drive…

878 Vikings

Posted on October 1st, 2017 under , , . Posted by

A few weeks back I got my kickstarted game of 878 Vikings: Invasion of England from Academy Games. This game builds on the same engine as their Wars of North America series. The basic mechanics are pretty similar: random activation sequence, card-drive…

Election 2016

Posted on September 20th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Bruce dropped by last week and brought with him a favourite game (1960: The Making of a President) with a new skin allowing us to refight the 2016 US election. Sadly, this meant one of had to play President Marmalade and I lost the flip. The game is on…

Election 2016

Posted on September 20th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Bruce dropped by last week and brought with him a favourite game (1960: The Making of a President) with a new skin allowing us to refight the 2016 US election. Sadly, this meant one of had to play President Marmalade and I lost the flip. The game is on…