It is at times of stress that people need social contact more than ever, and board games are a great medium for that. Despite the limitations of “remote gaming”, the overwhelming impression is that it is important to stay in touch, so we are persisting with online meetings. Therefore, our next meeting will be on Tuesday 24th Movember 2020; we will gather from around 7.30pm, and start playing at 8pm.
This week, the “Feature Game” will be Troyes Dice. This is back to the “Roll and Write” style games and is a very recent release, based on the well regarded game Troyes (pronounced a bit like the French for the number “three”, trois). It is a planning and resource management game with an interesting rondel mechanism.
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Jeff had been learning French when he acquired two kittens. To help him with his language skills he called one of them “One-two-three” and the other “Un-deux-triois”. As the kittens grew up, they became increasingly competitive. One day, the kittens had a race across the lake. “One-two-three” won the race, because “Un-deux-trois” cat sank…