24961Re: [Unity_Games] My gaming goal for 2006
- Feb 2, 2006Mark Edwards wrote:
> Yeah, it's stuff that I've hidden away from the wife (not in theHmm, that sounds familiar. After all, if she's not going to play it,
> closets), <snip>
then the space it takes up doesn't count, right?
Mark followed up with this about Marracash:
> It's one of those games I play once a year, and forget everything IAnd to take this thread full circle, results like this are precisely
> learned about it in between. For instance in our session on Tuesday night
> the winner (young Bob) wiped the floor with us as he had the only yellow
> shop for far too long and after the game we realized that there were more
> yellow meeples running around (thus more chance for profit) than the other
> colors of meeples. Doh!
what I hope to avoid this year by playing games at least twice. My first
attempt at Mexica, for example, gave me plenty to work with during my
second play a week later in which I surprised everyone (twice!) by
spending extra action points and bringing the round to a close.
The experience with Primordial Soup has proved quite so helpful yet, but
at least now I know to avoid the combination of Substitution and
Struggle for Survival.
W. Eric Martin - TwoWriters.net
"And neither mathematics nor death ever makes a mistake." - Yevgeny Zamyatin
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