Tag: Bang!

  • Thursday session: camels and cards

    Another Thursday session, this time with plenty of people: we had three games running at the same time. It was good, because that meant I was able to skip Bang!. Instead I played Yspahan. The game included two newbies and Olli, who has played about 500 games of the PC version. Now, guess the order? […]

  • Bang!

    Latest review on my Finnish site: Bang! Quick and dirty English review: Bang! is an interesting game, with a solid theme. The underlying mechanics, which have more than little in common with Werewolf are less impressive. I prefer games with more structure and less fun, or else the fun must be more spectacular. More like, […]

  • Helcon III — Saturday

    Helcon III began early in the morning, when we packed up everything in Tommy’s car and headed to the location. We quickly set everything up, unpacked games and arranged the tables and whatnot. First visitors arrived early and started playing games soon and soon more came. First game I played was a four-player Crokinole match. […]

  • Lahti games weekend, Friday

    Another Lahti gaming weekend is over now. Organised by Peter Munter of Puolenkuun Pelit, the event is rather merry occasion. The participants were all-male invite-only group of friends and friends of friends. The average age of the players is probably a tad higher than what I’m used to and there’s a certain bloke mentality involved. […]

  • Unloading

    I have tons of things to say, so I’ll just start with something: I got a load of games from daVinci Games Friday. I’m now proud owner of Bang! (with High Noon expansion), Lupus in Tabula (their take on Werewolf) and King Me! (aka Viva il Re!). The games seem quite interesting, especially King Me! […]

  • The Games Journal

    New issue of The Games Journal is out. There’s articles about Germany, games with kids, educational games and Essen fair. Reviews include Trans America, Sleuth and Bang! There are rules to a game called WYSIWYG and of course, the letters (including a letter from yours truly!). Go read it, it’s excellent!