November 7, 2010
My favorite game really depends on my mood - but they are predominantly heavy games that all take a fair amount of time. Twilight Struggle is an amazingly tense two player experience, akin to a chess match with cards, and it's particularly fun when I feel particularly destructive or tactical. I've also quite recently gotten into the 18xx series of Railway/Stock Games and have been enjoying the depth and keeping track of all the competing demands require of the various games. I also enjoy a good heavy Euro - Dominant Species, is probably my favorite Euro, though Power Grid isn't far behind. Finally, I love card games - my card game of choice is the Game of Thrones Card Game, partly because I love the books, but also partly because it's such a well designed game.
Both. All Wargames and no Party Games makes Jack a dull boy. While I prefer having a big, long "serious" game as the "main course" for a board gaming session, I love to warm up and wind down with some lighter games. What does bother me, though, are silly games that take over an hour or so - those usually far outsay their welcome by the 45 minute mark, and have usually ceased to be funny.
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Wargames and Card Games are my thing.
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