Next Meeting – 27th June 2017

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, 27th June, at the Horse and Jockey pub in Stanford-in-the-Vale.  As usual, we will be playing shorter games from 7.30pm as people arrive, until 8pm when we will start something a little longer.

This week the “Feature Game” will be 20th Century, a tile laying game where players build a land free of garbage and pollution – a land where the environment is as healthy as the economy.  Players accumulate points each round, based on their nation’s quality of life. They also score bonus points for certain aspects of their country’s development and at the end of the game points are awarded based on their country’s income, research, and environmental quality. The player with the most points wins, having built the country with the highest standard of living.

20th Century
– Image by boardGOATS

And talking of modern life…

Jeff arrived at work looking very harassed, so  one of his mates asked him if he was OK.

Jeff replied, “I tell you, women drivers are a hazard to traffic. Driving to work this morning on the motorway, I looked over to my right and there was this woman in a Jaguar doing at least seventy miles per hour with her face up next to her rear view mirror putting on her mascara.”

He went on, “I looked away for a couple seconds and then the next thing I knew was she was careering all over my lane.”

Then Jeff paused a second, before concluding, “It scared me so badly that I dropped my electric razor into my coffee, and it spilled all over my mobile phone.”