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Marlow Tabletop and Board Games 1 January 2018 09 January 2018

This Meetup-based boardgames group continues to meet at the Marlow Donkey. We planned for a long day of gaming.

As it turned out, we had the same players as at the first Boxing Day Boardgames meet, so we didn't play The Captain Is Dead again. Instead we started with Lovecraft Letter; it's pretty chaotic with six, and I think the four-player game last time was better, but it still worked.

We tried Secret Moon, which I picked up in a trade at Essen. It's a social deduction game without any lying (but with very constrained speech). It's a bit odd, but I'll definitely give this another go.

My last game of the day was Evolution, at which I did as terribly as I'd expected. (It does seem to me that whoever can get Scavenger into play first has a huge advantage.)

At this point my back was hurting a lot; with concentration shot and a general sense of non-fun about the day, I thought it was best to leave and rest. Oh well. The others went on to play Elfenland.

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