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  General News 4th of July Games Weekend 2014

Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Players: Tim, Jeff, Artie, HD, Dallas, Renee, Hashtag, Chris, Cory, Preston, Jake from Statefarm and Ty?

Games we played:

1. Praetor - 2 games

2. Eight Minute Empire: Legends

3. Dodge Dice - about 6 games?

4. Qwixx - 3 games

5. Taluva - 2 games

6. Steam Park

7. Tammany Hall

8. Eldritch Horror w/ Forgotten Lore xpac -- WE WON!

9. Martian Dice

10. Buccaneer Bones - 3 games

11. Marvel Dice Masters: Avengers vs X-Men

Food: FRY BREAD, Rossie french Fries, Steak Sandwiches, Italian Sausages, Cheese platter, Steak and Chicken kabobs and beer bread.

other notes: We were suppose to get OGRE and an Epic Battles of Westeros to the table along with Quantum to the table this past weekend but not having the numbers and not knowing when people would show up changed the ebb and flow of things. 

We had originally planned on playing the new Memoir '44 D-Day Maps from the 10th/70th Anniversary but all that fell through when I was unable to obtain a copy of the maps before our event. I ordered it on Sunday night, should be here before next weekend.

Had a pretty good weekend, played a lot of lighter fare but it was worth it. The socializing was worth the sacrifice of meatier games, but we did manage to get some meatier games to the table.


  Posted by dallas on Monday, July 07 @ 08:38:48 EDT (24 reads)
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  General News Father's Day Games June 15, 2014

Players: Tim, Brian, Dallas, Renee, Chris, Hashtag, Cory, Calob, Preston, Rik, Hayden

Games we played:

1. Freedom; The Underground Railroad
notes: we lost on the last turn! this game tough!

2. Buccaneer Bones
notes: cool little dice game filler

3. Parade
notes: once again, Rik wins with only the cards he ended the game with...

4. Carcassonne: South Seas
notes: I failed at not finishing last... 

5. Survive: The Escape from Atlantis
notes: I lost by ONE point AGAIN...

6. Drakon
notes: yea, we will have more fun stopping you from winning... sounds weird doesn't it? then you haven't played with us yet...

FOOD: CHIPS AHOY! (you had to be here), hot dogs and hamburgs, salt potatoes, spicy shrimp on a stick and my grandmothers legendary mac & cheese.

Other Notes: I tried not to finish last all day... Tim finished ahead of me in all games... Rik showed up on his return trip from Origins! Was fun to play some games with him. I think we played more games but I can't remember what they were.

  Posted by dallas on Monday, June 16 @ 11:05:25 EDT (90 reads)
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  General News D-DAY 2014 RESULTS!

Players: Tim, Jeff, Artie, Harriet aka HD*, Hashtag, Chris, Cory, Caleb, Dallas

Games we played:

1. D-Day Dice
notes: 2 attempts to storm the beaches of Normandy with no success! The Allies had a rather poor showing.

2.  MAIN EVENT: Memoir'44 Omaha Beach - Overlord Version
notes: The AXIS held the beaches again for 6th year. Final score: Axis 8, Allies 5. The game was very good and exciting! 

Food: Cheese and Veggie Tray, Fry Bread and BACON LACED FRYBREAD...

Other notes: I look forward to the Saturday July 5th playing of Operation Neptune with the 10 Anniversary maps of Memoir'44  from Days of Wonder.
Thanks to everyone who showed up to play! It was a very fun night of game playing. The main event was epic and tense, one for the record books.

dallas hoag
  Posted by dallas on Saturday, June 07 @ 11:17:23 EDT (106 reads)
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  General News 70th Anniversary of D-Day (June 6th) Event 2014

This Friday June 6, 2014 we will be running an Epic Memoir '44 event.

other games that we will be playing that day:

1. D-Day Dice
2. Heroes of Normandie (demo's only)
3. Memoir '44 - Overlord Omaha Beach scenario

our Schedule so far:

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM: open gaming

6:00 PM: Memoir '44 Overlord Omaha Beach Scenario (8 players)

other notes: This gaming day is centered around D-Day because it is D-Day! It is a special day (for Americans) in history and I believe it should be celebrated on its own. Too many people think that Memorial Day is for barbecues! So, we will play all the D-Day games that we can! Even if that means we need to re-theme some to play on Friday! If you wanna play Nations or Splendor or any other game that isn't related to D-Day, come back on Saturday or any other day of the year. :)

  Posted by dallas on Wednesday, June 04 @ 10:43:08 EDT (400 reads)
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  General News Memorial Day Games Weekend 2014

It's been awhile since I updated the website and I'm sorry for that. We played a lot of games over the weekend and now you can read about what we played! It was our 9th year holding the games and it looks like it's going to continue!

Players: Jeff, Rik, Arty, Tim, Hashtag, Chris, Renee, Hayden, Preston, Brian, Bryan, Al, Dallas (13)

Games we played:
1. Splendor x6
2. Origin x2
3. Helios 
4. Masquerade
5. Concordia
6. Lifeboats
7. Ancient Terrible Things x2
8. Hansa Teutonica
9. Zombie Dice x2
10. Halli Galli
11. Jungle Speed
12. Memoir '44 - epic Omaha Beach - D-Day practice rounds - axis still held beach :(
13. Disc Duelers
14. Marvel Dice Masters
15. A Study in Emerald
16. Ninja Dice
17. Dixit

Food: BBQ ribs, Italian sausages, salt potatoes, cottage cheese, veggies trays and FRY BREAD!

other notes: I would like to thank all the people that showed up and ate Renee's food. We go out of our way and put a lot into making it a good time while you spend time with us playing board games. There is a honorable mention in the food department tho: Jeff and Arty for bringing us that food from our Pennsyltucky neighbors!

The warm-up for D-Day Memoir'44 game (epic Omaha beach) was a success, Chris fought well and actually made me think and I had to actually TRY and win. The Axis still held the beaches at Normandy, but I think that this year they might have some competition, lets hope so!

So, our next event: D-Day games - Friday June 6, 2014. Location: TBD (atm my house - this may not change) Start time: 6:00pm 
we will have a number of different games to be played that day: D-Day Dice and Heroes of Normandie - the latter isn't here yet, but expected this week, I would like to get a few rounds in before June 6th if anyone is interested.
There is LIMITED seating at the Memoir'44 game! I have room for 7 people at the moment. Please contact me via txt msg to reserve your spot. 

Thanks for reading!

  Posted by dallas on Tuesday, May 27 @ 07:58:23 EDT (108 reads)
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