Tag: 1846

  • July 2015 new and noteworthy

    Another fine month of gaming. Next month will see some downward trend, as the summer holidays are over and the school year starts. No more morning games, on most mornings… Dale of Merchants: This is very current, as the game was involved in a Kickstarter campaign that ran for the July. I’m happy to note […]

  • June 2015 new and noteworthy

    Age of War: Horrible game. Simple filler game, roll dice and conquer tiles by rolling the right symbols. In theory pretty good, but gets really annoying really quick, because conquering the tiles is seriously difficult. Avoid. Age of War, an exercise in frustration. #boardgame #boardgames Kuva, jonka Mikko Saari (@mikkosaari) julkaisi 2. 06ta 2015 klo […]

  • Gaming Year 2010

    Gaming year 2009 wasn’t terrific, but 2010 was. By numbers alone, I played a lot more games than last year. However, the biggest reason 2010 will go down in history as a good board game year was Nooa. I played well over hundred games with Nooa — actually, I played with Nooa about as much […]

  • 18xx day: 1846 and 1889

    Tommy came from Vantaa to join me, Olli and Robert for a day of 18xx. We chose two shorter games, 1846 and 1889, to make sure we could actually finish two games during the ~9 hours we had. We expected to use four hours per game and that worked out pretty well. We started with […]

  • 1846 quick notes

    We played 1846 yesterday, but unfortunately had to abort the game. We had played about 3.5 hours and had plenty of game left, when the time ran out — I was expecting we’d finish in three hours or so. Well, two total newbies and so on, my bad. Here’s some thoughts about the game: Basically […]

  • Aether online

    First: today was a very good mail day. First delivery guy brought me 8.5 kilos of playing cards from Austria, then regular mail included Veld Railroads and then another delivery guy brought me my Deep Thought order (1846, 1889). Happy as a clam. The big news, however, is the new online version of Aether by […]