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Valentine's Eve Board Games at the Bear, 13 February 2021 07 March 2022

I avoided the crowded pub over Christmas, but went back to this group for their next meeting.

I usually ask people for game requests before I go to a gathering, and for once I got some, so we started with Deception: Murder in Hong Kong. It's been quite a while since I played this but the principles came back fairly quickly. It really does suffer from having a long narrow table rather than a round one, though; it's a game designed to run with 8-12 people, but everyone needs to be able to see the cards in front of everyone else.

Then another request, Flash Point: Fire Rescue, which again hasn't come out much lately but which I still enjoy a great deal. Even if, as CAFS, I got exploded a lot. Still, their job is to be where the fire is, so…

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  1. Posted by John P at 08:22pm on 07 March 2022

    CAFS rocks!

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