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Boardgaming in Cambridge, March 2018 30 March 2018

Another of the occasional Cambridge boardgaming evenings.

At most boardgame meetings I go to, the tendency is to play a single game of something, then go on to something else. This time, however, we played Deception: Murder in Hong Kong, and enjoyed it enough to keep playing five more times, rotating the role of the Forensic Scientist.

While I still very much enjoy the deduction of Mysterium, and the very clean hidden traitor mechanics of The Resistance, this is a game which rather elegantly has a bit of both, with an extremely limited set of clues that nonetheless often leads to an accurate conclusion.

And I didn't once get to be the murderer. As far as anybody knows.

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