We play:

Settlers of Catan - Puerto Rico - Agricola - Condottiere - Ticket to Ride - Citadels - Torres - Shadows over Camelot - Race for the Galaxy - Formula De - Seven Wonders .. that kind of thing.

The club owns lots of games, and our members bring even more.

We meet:

Every Thursday - 8pm - The Stables Bar, Newbold Comyn Arms, Leamington Spa

We welcome:


We charge:

50p each week, which is spent on games for the club.

First-timers pay nothing!

Monday, 7 November 2011

Last Thursday's gaming

There were three tables' worth of gamers on Thursday, spread throughout the pub, serenaded by the ukulele group that's established itself in the far end. I didn't get to see what other people were playing, so here's what I did:

I took part in a four player game of Alien Frontiers, in which dice represent your spaceships, you build your fleet by acquiring more dice, and use them to colonise a planet. It seems to have potential, but there's considerable downtime as each player considers their options.

I then moved to another table for a quick came of Nile -- the "deluxor edition". It's a card game of planting and harvest in the presence of flood, locusts and pesky opponents. Very enjoyable, although I suspect victory is more in the hand of The Fates than in strategy.

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