Re: SR: MVGA Holliston
- --- In Unity_Games@y..., "tom_cavsgame" <tom_cavsgame@y...> wrote:
> I had a wonderful time Thursday in Holliston. This was the firstIt was great to see a new face at MVGA!
> time I had been to a MVGA event.
> We ended the night with Richard's copy of Das Amulett. TheActually I had one gem going into the last round, and a whole
> third game of the night I had never played before. The others
> were kind enough to teach me, again. I enjoy San Marco so I
> had a feeling I would like this game, and I was correct. We
> played an enjoyable game in which on the final round Richard
> had pitty on Dan and let him take a low bid, because he had no
> stones while the rest of us had five each. Dan went on to win
> seven stones that turn for the game victory.
stack of cards. Weird game - I was getting a lot of cards but
fairly evenly distributed, and kept losing actions by a singe
card (both the "overbid" cards were in play, not by me!). Late
in the game I managed to grab two different "this metal is wild"
powers and a "get two gems when you win an auction" power. The
"low bid" was 7 cards in the city (7 was a standard price to pay
for a gem) for 2. Reserving my wild cards I was able to win the
other two auctions outside the city as well, for 4 more and the
I only mention this in tedious detail as I was very losing in
Puerto Rico and so, so losing in Acquire.
> Thank you to the very nice gamers who taught me three new
> games last night, I hade a great time. If you have not been to
> Holliston on a Thursday night I suggest giving it a try.