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Marlow Board Games 3 April 2023 18 May 2023

This Meetup-based boardgames group continues to meet in the Britannia, but this time several people couldn't make it so we stayed closer to home.

We started with new acquisition Inkling, in which you're using letter cards to give clues to words – but you can get inventive with how those letter components are arranged. I suspect that like Hanabi the real pleasure is in working out a set of conventions, but I had a good time anyway and I'd like to try this again (ideally with four or more players).

Then on to Tiny Epic Galaxies, in which I went all-out for my secret mission (have fewer planets than anyone else) without quite realising how few points it would give – but since it meant I went for the high-value planets, that turned out to be quite a good thing. I feel more favourably about the game than last time I played it. Definitely didn't take the advertised half an hour, though, and I don't think we spent much time havering over what to do.

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