Tag: Phantom Rummy

  • Phantom Rummy with Johanna

    I wanted to see how Johanna liked Phantom Rummy, so we played a game. It wasn’t quite a success — we aborted after three rounds when Johanna was leading 8-4. I wasn’t quite sure she’d like the game to begin with… She likes Mhing, but is Phantom Rummy similar enough? Or too similar? As it […]

  • Helcon 2005 — Saturday

    Saturday was games, games, games. About 50 people participated, playing lots of games. Few bigger ones were scheduled and the Memoir ’44 tournament kept on going. Here’s my games: Indonesia. Splotter was the theme of the day, and I started with Indonesia. The game’s about development of Indonesian economy. When the game begins, there are […]

  • Saturday, day three: Crowds and games

    Last day of the fair! Sunday would be a definite no, since we have to leave for the airport before the fair actually opens. At the breakfast, there were a lot more people than before — the first sign of the weekend action. Lots of guys I had seen at the Gigantoskop stand were there, […]

  • Essen games

    Now, here’s the entry I’ve been meaning to write for a while now… Which games I’m looking forward to getting from Essen? First let me note that thanks to a deal I’ve got with Lautapelit.fi, Finland’s foremost board game retailer, I have little need to buy stuff I can get later cheaper. That includes Railroad […]