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Board games – 3rd Quarter 2017 review

Total plays: 86 (131 in 2016, 124 in 2015, 97 in 2014, 71 in 2013)

Distinct games32 (52 in 2016, 43 in 2015, 39 in 2014, 28 in 2013)

New-to-me games12 (15 in 2016, 15 in 2015, 13 in 2014, 9 in 2013)

Strike, Spirit Island, Roll Player, Medici: TCG, Blood Bowl, Dice Forge, Exit series, The Lost Expedition, Barenpark, A Game of Thrones: Hand of the King, Kanagawa, Viticulture: Essential Edition,

Ten+ times: 2  (1 in 2016, 0 in 2015, 1 in 2014, 1 in 2013)

Spirit Island, Strike

Five+ Times: 1 (9 in 2016, 8 in 2015, 6 in 2014, 2 in 2013)

Too Many Bones


Acquired: 12

Trains, Trains: Rising Sun, Ortus Regni, Blue Moon: Legends, Automobiles, Automobiles: Racing Season, Millennium Blades, Roll Player, Defenders of the Last Stand, Spirit Island, Branch & Claw expansion, Tiefe Taschen

Removed: 22

Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective, Dixit, Dixit: Odyssey, Dixi 2, Mare Nostrum: Empires, Mare Nostrum: Atlas expansion, Time Stories, Under The Mask, Expedition Edurance, The Lost Expedition, Bruges, Vikings, The Fall of Pompeii, Marcy Case, Stephenson’s Rocket, The Downfall of Pompeii, Exit Series (The Secret Lab, The Abandoned Cabin, The Pharaoh’s Tomb), Mission: Red Planet, Brewcrafters, Liberte.

I made a public pledge not to buy any more games (apart from Pandemic Legacy: Season 2 and a kickstarter i pledged for) until the end of the year. This will solve the acquisition addiction while i continue to dispose of games.

Owned:  211 (221)

Unplayed: – (67)

Best New to me:

Spirit Island is one of the best games i’ve played in years. Definitely my favourite co-op game of all time.

Also enjoyed Roll Player, Kanagawa.

New 10s:  Spirit Island

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