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11/25/2009 4:28:11 PM
Post thanksgiving, 4th Saturday gaming I'll be there the Saturday after Thanksgiving!
4/23/2011 9:35:58 AM
4th Saturday Gaming (Apr 23) Unfortunately, I'm not likely to make it. Argh.
5/26/2011 3:52:43 PM
Fourth Saturday Gaming, May 28th I will not be there May 29.
However I will be boardgaming with some friends in Richmond.
Have a great Mem Day weekend!
6/7/2011 12:48:21 PM
XMEN First Class I saw it Sunday and really liked it. I am not a big comic person, so I didn't know the back-story and this was very enlightening for me. There were some mutants in the movie that I'd never heard of. Were they actually in comics, or created for the movie?
7/18/2011 10:35:33 AM
Lots of Games for Sale..... Hi Kent... I'll take Amun Re if nobody has claimed it yet. I'll bring $20 Saturday. BTW... after having to leave early the last few times I will be there for the DURATION! Please wake me up when the last people start leaving. I'll bring VINHOS on Saturday. I'd like to play it again.
7/20/2011 11:59:52 AM
Lots of Games for Sale..... Speaking of clearing out games, I need to make some room. I'm bringing Planet Steam on Saturday... in the big box. If anyone's interested in taking it off my hands for $82 you can have it. Thanks! Chris
7/20/2011 8:24:39 PM
Lots of Games for Sale..... Sold Planet Steam, won't be bringing it.
7/21/2011 7:54:22 AM
WBC 2011 - Who's going? I'm going, anyone else? I like doing the open gaming best so if you are going and feel like playing something give me a call that week at 703 565 7028.
7/22/2011 5:08:12 PM
4th Saturday gaming! I'll be there ... for the duration! I'm bringing VINHOS and would like to play it. Also, I'd like to learn Dominant Species. I can bring it if needed. I have also not played Sun, Sea, and Sand and would like to learn that... and can bring it.
I DO know Dungeon Lords, surprisingly, and would like to play that, too.
So many games. So little time. ...and knowledge.
8/12/2011 7:35:46 PM
8/13 Gaming (2nd Sat) I have a ton of work to do but will probably stop by at the start for a while. I will be signing autographs now that I am the WBC champ of "The Adventurers". Chris
8/13/2011 10:01:00 AM
8/13 Gaming (2nd Sat) Wait a minute... no Entemann's chocolate donuts...!?!?!?!
8/18/2011 4:48:00 PM
WBC 2011 - Who's going? I like the summary version! For me...
  • Highlight was learning "The Adventurers" winning my heat, the semis, and the final, thereby proving the game is all luck.
  • I won a heat of Ingenious but that wasn't enough to get to the next round.
  • I won a heat of Navegador but got thrashed in the Semi's by a young girl who took us all to school.
  • I lost three heats of Lost Cities and gave up.
  • I took my usual thrashing in Merchants of Venus, but borrowed the game to study up!
  • I played in one of the Wits and Wagers games. I joined a team late, dragging them from a huge stack of chips to nothing.
  • I played Stone Age and discovered a great way to win... the first half of the game and then vanish in to thin air. Things seemed to be going so well...
In Open Gaming
  • I played Egizia about 5 times. Like it more each time I played.
  • I played Small World/Underground and felt like it was more fiddly than SW, without offering much more game enjoyment.
  • I learned Vineta, although didn't get to finish it.
  • I played a LOT of 7 Wonders with the Leaders and figure I'll always play with Leaders from now on.
  • I played some Tichu but somehow my love of the game was not transferred to the others who three of us tried to enlist.
  • I played Ra in both the tournament (Twice) and open gaming and proved last years trip to the Semis was a fluke.
  • I learned Innovation but it didn't turn me on. For the time and effort I'd rather play 7 Wonders or Dominion.
  • I avenged my tournament Stone Age loss with another open loss. I guess that's not really avenging.
  • I tried playing Dominant Species twice but both games bogged down and people had to leave. Anyone want to buy it!?!
See you soon!
8/18/2011 4:49:51 PM
WBC 2011 - Who's going? PS... I love Vegas Showdown and don't think it gets the respect it deserves.
8/23/2011 8:02:59 AM
Games for Sale Hi Kevin,
I'll take Cosmic Encounters (AH edition) I should be at John's on Saturday. As I look at the list again and again, I'll probably get tempted by more stuff, too.
8/23/2011 8:22:36 AM
Games for Sale Hi Kevin,
For example... I'll also take King Oil.
Somebody stop me.
8/31/2011 2:53:44 PM
Friday 9/2/2011 Gaming I just learned my company is off Friday 9/2. I was wondering if anyone would be interested in doing some gaming during the day. I have dinner plans, so we'd need to knock off around 5, but I am open to starting as early as anyone wants. Any interest?
edited by chrisbrandt on 8/31/2011
9/1/2011 5:03:29 PM
Friday 9/2/2011 Gaming UPDATE! Due to underwhelming response Friday is canceled (Not the whole day, but the gaming with me aspect). Catch you next time at John's.
9/9/2011 8:34:55 PM
Second Saturday gaming, Now with more gamers! 9/10 I'll be there!
9/24/2011 10:02:36 AM
Fourth Saturday gaming, 9/24 I don't think I'm going to make it although I might make a late appearance. Game on, all!
11/7/2011 4:21:02 PM
November 2nd Saturday gaming I'll be there! Any hot games back from Essen? Any requests for my tired, old stuff?
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