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Old March 20th, 2014, 02:04 PM
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Kung-Fu Fighting and Soccer World Tactics over lunch today. SWT came down to an extra time goal off a corner. The ref was looking at his watch, but allowed it. A formal protest is being lodged by my buddy Stephen. It was a great 1-nil game which caused a ruckus. When we came out of the game cave, we got a few everything oks. Then when they saw me carrying the golden chalice, they knew. That game is always a blast, especially since we modified the goal scoring rules.

Kung-Fu Fighting is fun, quick, and possibly not PC when you play it the way we do. (pause while dubbing catches up) Neither of us is Asian, but you wouldn't know it through the door.

Good times. And to think I almost took another job recently. You can't put a price on lunchtime gaming. Sanity prevailed.
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Old March 20th, 2014, 02:13 PM
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Oh man, if you do ever leave your office, could you please send me your Stephen? Thanks in advance.

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Old March 20th, 2014, 04:26 PM
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Mice and Mystics the night before last (last night was all work). My sons wanted to start the initial campaign over again. It was a blast!
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Old March 20th, 2014, 08:12 PM
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That's awesome V!

I need to get my girls back to the game table with M&M

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Old March 21st, 2014, 01:38 PM
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I've played the new DC Deckbuilding Game: Heroes Unite, Takenoko, and Mage Wars in the past two weeks.

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Old March 21st, 2014, 01:39 PM
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So earlier this week I finally got Paint the Town Red and Fantastic Four (for Marvel Legendary). My daughter started her spring break from school yesterday and was all over me about playing. So this morning we set up all the new Spidey heroes facing off against Mysterio who was trying to invade the Daily Bugle. My daughter got of a killer start with symbiote and Black Cat keeping the city clear. The first attack Im able to make saw my first Moonknight get feasted on. My daughters deck was firing on all cylinders the entire game. The only thing that allowed me to somewhat catch up to her was the simple fact that we had to fight Mysterio 9 times! She was getting pretty annoyed at that In the end she beat me 51 to 43. Now to try out Fantastic Four.

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Old March 21st, 2014, 02:01 PM
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I've played the new DC Deckbuilding Game: Heroes Unite, Takenoko, and Mage Wars in the past two weeks.
We just got done with Heroes Unite over lunch. My 5 Power Rings were too much for my opponent to overcome. This has definitely breathed new life into this series.
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Old March 21st, 2014, 02:07 PM
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I added Kingsburg to my wishlist a while back; I think someone recommended it here. One of my buddies has it and told me recently that it is like Lords of Waterdeep but more accessible (or something like that). Should I be more interested in LoW than in Kingsburg?

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Old March 21st, 2014, 02:19 PM
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I taught Lords of Waterdeep to my 11 year old, who is not an experienced gamer. She picked it up easily. It also plays well with two.

I don't know Kingsburg, but it's hard to imagine a more "accessible" Euro than Lords of Waterdeep, which delivers (IMHO) on its fantasy theme. I am biased, though; my title is from LoW.

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Old March 21st, 2014, 02:25 PM
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I added Kingsburg to my wishlist a while back; I think someone recommended it here. One of my buddies has it and told me recently that it is like Lords of Waterdeep but more accessible (or something like that). Should I be more interested in LoW than in Kingsburg?
I like kingsburg better personally. I think low is a bit more euro, though it's close.

Played Myth for the first time last night. The rule book isn't near as good as one would hope (reminds me of mice and mystics rule book actually). But I must say we had a pretty good time killing spiders and getting loot!

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My wife surprised me with the Wiz-War expansion. We'll be playing Wiz-War tonight!

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One of my buddies has it and told me recently that [Kingsburg] is like Lords of Waterdeep
I'm struggling to see the similarity other than having rounds, placing things, and scoring points...

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