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Sixth 1 Player Guild UK Meet 30 January 2021

The 1 Player Guild is a group of solo game players, communicating through BoardGameGeek. Not counting the on-line birthday party last year with many of the same people, this was the sixth get-together for the UK contingent – on-line, alas but necessarily.

With images; cc-by-sa on everything.

Nine of us got together, using my Jitsi server as a substrate, and we started off with 6 nimmt!. It's been rather too long since I played this…

Then five of us played Libertalia, which I'd probably be better at if I played it more, though I didn't do badly…

…while the other four moved over to Tobago. (I know, I can't play everything at once… but it was easy enough to say "add an A to the end of the video channel name" so that we could split up and recombine easily.)

Then a bit of reshuffling, and five of us played Lemminge over on yucata,

while the others indulged in Battle Sheep on BGA.

People began to have to leave, but we still had seven for Incan Gold/Diamant,

five for new BGA entry No Thanks!

and four for Twin Tin Bots, with victory snatched from the game-end timer by a last-minute points win.

It all seemed to work quite well, and we have plans to do this a bit more often than our usual in-person once or twice a year gatherings…

[Buy 6 Nimmt! at Amazon] [Buy Libertalia at Amazon] [Buy Tobago at Amazon] [Buy Battle Sheep at Amazon] [Buy Incan Gold at Amazon] [Buy No Thanks! at Amazon] [Buy Twin Tin Bots at Amazon] and help support the blog. ["As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases."]

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