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Marlow Tabletop and Board Games 3 July 2017 16 July 2017

This Meetup-based boardgames group continues to meet at the Marlow Donkey, on an evening that was slightly cooler but still fairly sweaty.

Six of us dived into a modified Concept: a different scoring system, basically, "first person to call the answer gets the card for their score pile, gets an arbitrary number 1-9 from the previous player, gives clues next, and picks a number 1-9 for the player after them". This was a much more social way to play than the official rules, which involve messing about with teams.

I particularly liked having to give a clue for "Silhouette", though I'd really have enjoyed "Atlantis". As the light was fading and we went over to the pub's internal lighting, the blue and green cubes merged into each other, and black was pretty close too. (But of course if I owned this I could make my own 3D-printed markers…)

We were still enjoying it at the end of the evening's play, which is pretty good going.

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