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Marlow Tabletop and Board Games 2 August 2021 09 August 2021

This Meetup-based boardgames group remains on-line for the moment; as usual we got together on Jitsi and then played some games on BGA.

First game of the evening was Draftosaurus; the interface doesn't make it entirely clear which zones are which, and it's all a bit random, but still reasonable fun for getting into the gaming mood. (I had remembered this as a roll-and-write, though of course it isn't – but it has a similar "one person rolls, everyone does the thing" feel.)

On to Dice Hospital, which I was able to teach (it helps a lot that I own and have played the physical game). I went for my usual high-numbered ambulance strategy, accepting the dregs of the specialists, though so did a couple of other players and a couple of times I ended up at the other end of the order. This is rather more abstract than my usual style of game, but I still have fun with it. Must try it solo some time.

And finally more of The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine, having three bashes at the same mission and not succeeding at any of them… though we came close.

Several of us, including me, still don't really feel comfortable about spending the evening indoors in a pub.

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