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Boardgaming in Cambridge, June 2019 23 June 2019

Another of the occasional Cambridge boardgaming evenings.

We started with Not Alone, and as usual with this group played several times – one of us was determined to see a human win, and just about managed it on game 4. As usual with these players, they took a very analytical approach: is it ever worth Giving Up at the start of your turn? Probably not, because what happens to you then is not significantly better than if you play a card and get caught.

(Stay a while. Stay forever.)

A game that rather defies attempts at analysis is Blame Space, which was suitably chaotic and frustrating. (But I can say that as I won with zero blame, versus 14 and 15.) This seems to fill the Munchkin-shaped hole in my collection.

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