In the middle of winter and with the current stresses, people need social contact more than ever, and board games are a great medium for that. Despite the limitations of “remote gaming”, everyone feels it is important to stay in touch, so we are persisting with online meetings. Therefore, our next meeting will be on Tuesday 19th January 2021; we will gather from around 7.30pm, and start playing at 8pm.
This week, the “Feature Game” will be Noch Mal So Gut!. This is a more advanced version of the the “Roll & Write” game Noch Mal! (aka Encore!). We have played Noch Mal! a few times and it is a known within the group as “Boardgame Bingo“. This variant adds an extra die and points for completing rows as well as columns.
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And talking of Bingo…
Jeff and his girlfriend Julia were playing at the village Bingo. About half way through, Jeff started looking over Julia’s shoulder and said, “You’ve got that number, mark it off!” A couple of calls later he said it again, “You’ve got that number, mark it off!”
After five or six times, Julia eventually got annoyed and snapped at him, “Why don’t you do your own card?”
Jeff replied, “I can’t, it’s full…”