Friday, November 30, 2007

Three Session Reports Up, with new games

I just posted three session reports from the Jerusalem Strategy Gaming Club here, here, and here. Games played: Robo Rally, Schotten Totten, Bridge, Magic, San Juan, Cosmic Encounter, Bridge, San Juan, Power Grid.

First plays for Robo Rally and Schotten Totten.

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Game News

Board Game Babylon is one of many people who talked about the Pirate Game [MP3] I created and ran at BGG.con. Listen about 3/5 of the way in. talks board and Eurogames. talks Eurogames.

Here's something that might qualify as board game art: an exhibit by Indian artist Prantik Chattopadhyay features Bollywood stars in a board game-like setting. If it's just that, I don't think it qualifies as "game art" according to my definition, since my definition requires you to actually have to interact with the game and its rules. This may be just one more example of board game irony.

Missouri junior defensive back Castine Bridges plays chess before football games to help him focus for the next day’s game.

Don't try to import Magiclean cleaner into Australia. The courts will think you're trying to make the illegal drug "fantasy" rather than using it to clean your Warhammer pieces.


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