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Marlow Board Games 6 March 2023 13 April 2023

This Meetup-based boardgames group continues to meet in the Britannia.

Jamaica was the main game this session: it really doesn't have much to say to me. I mean, sure, there's a pirate theme, but you could call this fantasy caravan masters or star freighter pilots and you wouldn't have to change the mechanics at all. And apart from that, there's a very artificial restriction (once you have something in one of your holds, you can't ever add to it), which might be an interesting challenge in a less random gameā€¦

And then Deep Sea Adventure, in which for the first time I was stymied by dice luck (a pair of double-1s on my first two moves), but I still had fun.

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