Next Meeting, 14th June 2022

Our next meeting will be Tuesday 14st June 2022.  As usual, we will start playing shorter games from 7.30pm as people arrive, until 8pm when we will start something a little longer (table is booked from 6.30pm for those who would like to eat first).

This week, the “Feature Game” will be the Moor Visitors expansion to Viticulture, which we will play together with the Tuscany board (rules etc.).  Viticulture is a worker placement game about planting vines, harvesting grapes and making wine.  The Moor Visitors expansion adds extra cards while the Tuscany expansion provides changes to the seasons the actions occur in and provides a couple of extra mechanisms for getting points.

– Image by boardGOATS

And speaking of wine…

Jeff was driving down a country lane when he met a car coming the other way. Unfortunately both drivers were going a bit quickly and as they came round a blind corner they collided. Both cars involved were completely wrecked, but amazingly neither Jeff nor the young lady driving the other vehicle were hurt.

After they climbed out of their cars, the young lady said, “Just look at our cars! There’s nothing left, but fortunately we are both unhurt. This must be a sign from God that we should meet and be friends and live together in peace for the rest of our days.”

The lady was very good looking and her car looked very valuable, so Jeff, thinking his luck was in, replied, “I agree with you completely.”

The woman continued, “And look at this, here’s another miracle. My car is completely demolished, but this bottle of wine didn’t break. Surely God wants us to drink this wine and celebrate our good fortune.”

She handed the bottle to Jeff, who, mentally checking whether it was his birthday, opened it, drank half and then handed it back. The woman took the bottle, screwed the cap back on and handed it back to Jeff.

Jeff looked a little confused and asked, “Aren’t you having any?”

The woman replied, “No. I think I’ll just sit here and wait for the police…”