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Marlow Tabletop and Board Games 2 July 2018 09 July 2018

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

There was a major fire east of Marlow, involving significant road closures, which meant a slightly late start and early finish for some players.

With more rule clarifications (I'm going to have to write a new rules sheet), we returned to Startups and had a much more thoughtful game. This version rewards memorisation a bit more, alas, but in spite of that I did remarkably well.

We wanted a short game and went on with Loot, at which I actually didn't come last. It's a four-currency auction game, dressed loosely in a piratey theme.

Two of the players had to leave, so we finished with Xenon Profiteer - not quite a full game but definitely enough to get the feel of it for the two new players (one of whom beat me).

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