Tag: For Sale

  • Thursday session: Golden Compass, Halli Galli Extreme

    After clobbering Hannu in Sunda to Sahul, it was time for Golden Compass. We had full table, four players, and off we went, on our trip to the other universe. The card playing mechanism was definitely more interesting with four players: you really had to think a bit when choosing which cards to take. However, […]

  • Fairies, Phoenicians and Real Estate Agents

    Today was a day for games. I’ve been meeting folks at the University cafe recently and it’s been a good place: quiet (summer and all), food and drink service with no pressure to buy anything, decent tables, good light, easy to find — very good, very good. Today’s company included both Ollis and couple of […]

  • For Sale

    Another review from my Finnish site: For Sale. Stefan Dorra’s For Sale is definitely one of the better small auction games. It’s a two-part deal that’s done in about fifteen minutes. Two rounds of bidding In the first round, players use their initial stock of coins to buy houses (cards with values from 1 to […]

  • Afternoon of games

    I had some friends over for games. First one to arrive was Antti, another Tampere gamer who I had met in Helsinki, actually — he came to HelCon. We started the festivities with a quick match of Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation. It was a smooth victory for me. Quick exchange of units left […]

  • Games weekend at Tommy’s

    Last weekend was the traditional annual games weekend at Tommy’s. Third time already! Unfortunately the weekend wasn’t quite the success it set out to be, as I fell sick and had to leave. We did get an evening of games on Friday and some games on Saturday and the guys continued until evening, but from […]