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Reading Boardgames Social 22 December 2015 02 January 2016

No Christmas party this year, but a good session in the back room of the Castle Tap. Images follow: cc-by-sa on everything.

Started the evening with several hands of Red 7, which continues to be my favourite quick game – even if it is difficult to explain to people. I'm getting better at it, though. (I really ought to make videos of my game explanations.)

Unusual Suspects next, which turns out to be a game of working out your friends' prejudices. (They have to decide whether the randomly-selected criminal out of the twelve cards "enjoys science fiction" or "has a well-maintained car", and the players have to guess who's been eliminated on that basis.) This would be more fun if one could choose which questions to ask.

One Night Revolution next, with seven players which made for a couple of very lively games. Both of the informants on the second winning team were there entirely by accident and had believed they were rebels…

Finally Coup: Rebellion G54, and since I still had my spare copy from Essen I gave it to the winner. (Who fortunately wasn't me.) This continues to be a vicious and nasty game that I love dearly.

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  1. Posted by Owen Smith at 11:41am on 02 January 2016

    Pictures seem to be broken on this post.

  2. Posted by RogerBW at 07:17pm on 02 January 2016

    Fixed now.

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