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Boardgames in Isolation: July (part 1) 20 July 2020

More boardgames played from home, though the pace has slackened a bit.

Rallyman: GT has now become my most-played game in terms of logging on BoardGameGeek (22 games in this half-month alone). I've mostly been playing in tournaments on BoardGameArena; two-player games, which are its internal tournament format, feel quite odd, but the larger tournaments organised through BGG (where we have 4-6 player races) are rather more fun.

Rallyman for the ISGOYTRA championship. As I write, I still haven't run this month's GT course. Considering how much I complain about people getting their entries in at the last moment, I should do something about that.

Some more VOLT on Yucata, where I actually won a game against the expert players who've been beating me hollow in the long challenge series. Gosh.

I tried out Air, Land & Sea, an apparently straightforward "lane" game in which you win a match by playing cards to control two lanes out of three. Except that some of your cards have special powers…

It reminded me a little of Chapter 2, the game I saw demonstrated at Expo last year (it's now called Riftforce apparently), though that may just be because I haven't played many of this style of game.

Started up V-Commandos again on discussion.tekeli.li. I still prefer it face to face, but it works well by forum too.

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See also:
Marlow Tabletop and Board Games 6 July 2020

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