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Marlow Tabletop and Board Games 20 November 2017 26 November 2017

This Meetup-based boardgames group continues to meet at the Marlow Donkey.

First, I finally got Death over the Kingdom to the table. I need to improve my player aid to show the card icons and powers, as well as the rules rewrite I've already done, but we got the hang of it reasonably quickly. I particularly appreciate the win going to the second-highest scoring player(s), because this makes the last rounds especially tense.

Three of us then played The Grizzled, which seemed to be going very well until suddenly it wasn't. Which is probably a fair simulation. The forced lack of communication is annoying, though; it's a core part of the game, but it gave me a feeling of frustration.

The other end of the table played Augustus,

followed by Parade.

[Buy Parade at Amazon] [Buy The Grizzled at Amazon] and help support the blog.

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