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« Reply #10 on: October 03, 2013, 12:46:38 pm »

Anyone need a kidney? Lol. 



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« Reply #11 on: October 03, 2013, 12:51:59 pm »

just go to the used games and discount booths. everything else will probably be brought in ... later... eventually...



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« Reply #12 on: October 03, 2013, 01:09:58 pm »

Or never? (points at Z-man games)


 


:P


 


My list priority:


1. Collector's Edition games (Legacy, Gluck Auf, Hanabi CE, etc.)


2. Games that will never get wider distribution (PatchHistory, Wildcatters, etc.)


3. Little know German gems (Sticheln, Neue Heimat, etc.)


3. Games that can be signed by the designers. (Tash-Kalar, Glass Road, etc.)


4. Games that are significantly cheaper just bringing back or lump shipping (e.g. Caverna, Masterprints)


 


Still working on my list, probably set up a Geek List this weekend if anyone wants to check it out. 


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« Reply #13 on: October 03, 2013, 07:49:15 pm »

Do you know what's this one? Looks like you ran out of kidneys?


 


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« Reply #14 on: October 03, 2013, 07:54:58 pm »

At the rate the game list is piling up, we might as well extend BGC Retreat to 3n2d... LOL


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« Reply #15 on: October 04, 2013, 03:24:54 am »


Or never? (points at Z-man games)


 


:P


 


My list priority:


1. Collector's Edition games (Legacy, Gluck Auf, Hanabi CE, etc.)


2. Games that will never get wider distribution (PatchHistory, Wildcatters, etc.)


3. Little know German gems (Sticheln, Neue Heimat, etc.)


3. Games that can be signed by the designers. (Tash-Kalar, Glass Road, etc.)


4. Games that are significantly cheaper just bringing back or lump shipping (e.g. Caverna, Masterprints)


 


Still working on my list, probably set up a Geek List this weekend if anyone wants to check it out. 




 


That's a really neat way of looking at things.


 


For the rest of us who are not going, majority of the games will only be available around June in the following year. So, I'm psyched when BGC retreat was announced. Just take a look at Palaces of Carrara (Z-man), AaCBaS Xp and TM. Publishers are still struggling to keep up with the demands. 


 


The hidden gems are probably the most exciting things to see. 




Do you know what's this one? Looks like you ran out of kidneys?


 


 




 


Panamax and Madeira are both in my want(must) to play/buy list. :)




At the rate the game list is piling up, we might as well extend BGC Retreat to 3n2d... LOL




 


Haha. I really want to try as many ESSEN games as possible during the retreat. Lack of sleep is to be expected. The least I could do is to re-read, look at the components and probably give myself a quick solo test run when there's no gaming going on (during breaks maybe?). Need to narrow down and build a solid list this time. But of course, I'll follow whatever is planned on that day.


 


Spiel'13 should be a great year judging by the amount of games designed by well known designers. Question is, what games do you guys think is gonna be hit during and after the fair?


 


CK, you could extend the ESSEN games during OTK nights :p I've been trying to find a good excuse to finally play there. :)


 


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« Reply #16 on: October 04, 2013, 10:20:42 am »


That's a really neat way of looking at things.




 


haha... that's just his way of self-justification. That list of (1) - (4) probably encompass like 95% of the Essen New Releases... so in essence he's telling you he's buying EVERYTHING! but make it sounds like he's rationalizing his purchases. Massive damage incoming.... [bow]


 


 



For the rest of us who are not going, majority of the games will only be available around June in the following year. So, I'm psyched when BGC retreat was announced. Just take a look at Palaces of Carrara (Z-man), AaCBaS Xp and TM. Publishers are still struggling to keep up with the demands. 



 


Yeah.. that's true and one of the things we learnt from last year. Some like SUBURBIA is just arriving....

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« Reply #17 on: October 04, 2013, 10:24:00 am »


At the rate the game list is piling up, we might as well extend BGC Retreat to 3n2d... LOL




 


Already said mah... :P


 


That map is Madeira. Read the rules. Seem like a solid game.


 


 



Haha. I really want to try as many ESSEN games as possible during the retreat. Lack of sleep is to be expected. The least I could do is to re-read, look at the components and probably give myself a quick solo test run when there's no gaming going on (during breaks maybe?). Need to narrow down and build a solid list this time. But of course, I'll follow whatever is planned on that day.


 


Spiel'13 should be a great year judging by the amount of games designed by well known designers. Question is, what games do you guys think is gonna be hit during and after the fair?


 


CK, you could extend the ESSEN games during OTK nights  :P I've been trying to find a good excuse to finally play there.  :)



 


What sleep? Lol. 


 


Top hit: Russian Railroads (already highly rated by game designers, reviewers)


Top 5: Caverna: The Cave Farmers (just for the Agricola fanbois), Prosperity (this is like a top secret project, still no pictures and rulebook), Glass Road (buzz from Terra Mytica will get people looking), Tash-Kalar (Vlaadaaaaaa)


Strong: Legacy, Concordia, Coal Baron, Bruxelles, Rampage!, Bremerhaven, Madeira, Amerigo


Underdogs: Machi Koro, Trains & Stations, Mascarade, Lewis & Clark, Artifact, Theseus


2013's "Trains" (sold out in 60 seconds): PatchHistory (50 copies, so gonna bum rush this one!)


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« Reply #18 on: October 04, 2013, 12:15:09 pm »

Damien, we actually did have Essen OTK Nights last year... that's how we got CO2, Great Zimbabwe, Crude Oil etc played with the sessreps.


 



CK, you could extend the ESSEN games during OTK nights :P I've been trying to find a good excuse to finally play there. :)

 


- Damien


 



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« Reply #19 on: October 04, 2013, 04:58:03 pm »


 


 


Still working on my list, probably set up a Geek List this weekend if anyone wants to check it out. 




 


If you have the time, please do. You could compare your before and after hauls. Probably games that totally didn't catch you attention but did during the event, games that you missed because of limited quota (curse the guy in front of you), hidden gems, share pictures (if you take some), demo impression etc.


 


:)


 




 


Damien, we actually did have Essen OTK Nights last year... that's how we got CO2, Great Zimbabwe, Crude Oil etc played with the sessreps.


 



CK, you could extend the ESSEN games during OTK nights :P I've been trying to find a good excuse to finally play there. :)

 


- Damien


 




 




 


Yeah, I remember. :) I'll make sure not to miss it this time, I hope. 


 


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