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tournaments - Keith is going to be running some weekend sessions for the group. I am thinking of running  tournaments at these sessions. Are any of you interested? What sort of game most appeals to you? Which specific games would you like us to play? I have started Max G. May 2, 2015 5:36 PM
RE: [boardgames-661] Weekend gaming - Steve Apr 30, 2015 3:53 PM
Re: [boardgames-661] Weekend gaming - Hi all, Also interested. Very happy there is an initiative to play longer games. I'm quite busy over the next couple of weeks (weekends) but will be up for it.  Cheers, Andrej Andrej K. Apr 30, 2015 3:40 PM
Re: [boardgames-661] Weekend gaming - Finally some time to reply! Yes, I'm interested, no preference day wise. Would look forward to some more time to play things :)  Sarah On 30 April 2015 Sarah O. Apr 30, 2015 3:02 PM
RE: [boardgames-661] Weekend gaming - Hey Keith, I'm in as well! Preferably Sundays but wouldn't mind Saturdays either :) Evey On 29 Apr[masked]:53, "Nick Schutgens" < Evelyn Apr 30, 2015 12:18 PM
Re: [boardgames-661] Weekend gaming - Hello! I haven't thus far been along to any of the weekly sessions , but I'd definitely enjoy joining for something like this in future (although am out of the area for the next two weekends).  Laura S. Apr 30, 2015 9:16 AM
Re: [boardgames-661] Weekend gaming - @font-face{font-family:Calibri;­panose-1:[masked];} I'd definitely be up for a Sunday meet Chris D. Apr 29, 2015 10:59 PM
RE: [boardgames-661] Weekend gaming - Preview not available Nick S. Apr 29, 2015 10:53 PM
Re: [boardgames-661] Weekend gaming - Corentin aka C. Apr 29, 2015 10:27 PM
RE: [boardgames-661] Weekend gaming - I am always interested in playing longer serious games at th Marcus Apr 29, 2015 11:13 AM
Re: [boardgames-661] Weekend gaming - hi i certainly would be interested, sundays would be best for me. presumably you would stop for lunch. I dont have a big house but if there was only 4 people you could have a session here. I have a dog and leaving it for 8 hrs would b frances Apr 29, 2015 11:01 AM
Re: [boardgames-661] Weekend gaming - I am interested and I could possibly host at my place in Bicester. Plus, we can barbecue. On Apr 28,[masked]:58 PM, "Keith Ibsen" < [address removed] > Aaron T. Apr 29, 2015 9:31 AM
Re: [boardgames-661] Weekend gaming - I would like that… Not sure I have a preference for day. anabottura Apr 29, 2015 9:22 AM
Weekend gaming - I have been thinking recently of organising some gaming days on the weekend so that I can get a chance to play some of the longer games in my collection, and of course all of you can get the chance to play with me! I was thinking to do this once a mont Keith I. Apr 28, 2015 10:58 PM
the Whitehouse - Dear Members, we have had a complaint from the manager of the Whitehouse. Apparently some people were rude to his wife and daughter. And some other people bought Pizza without asking and left a mess to clear up. We were told we had to i michael m. Apr 27, 2015 6:23 PM
Virgin Queen - Just a heads up: in two weeks time we will play Virgin Queen (Sunday April 26). There is still one seat open at the table! See:­ordOnBoard/events/220760051/ Nick S. Apr 11, 2015 5:11 PM
TableTop day - Thinking of checking out the TableTop day event at Oxford Brookes tomorrow. Anyone else going/interested? Sorry for the late notice! Catrin Apr 10, 2015 10:15 PM
Oxford Onboard Tshirts - If Oxford Onboard made some T-shirts, would people want them? Please leave replies on the message board. Max G. Apr 2, 2015 4:44 PM
Catan tournament - Hi Everyone, just to let you know the Settlers of Catan regional tournament is happening at Thirsty Meeples at 9:30 on the 3rd of May. Maybe some people would like to practice at the club? :) Max G. Mar 29, 2015 8:11 PM
cost per session - Hi everyone, We are having to change how much we charge our members per session. We are charged £25 by the White House pub to use their function room. Attendance on average  has been below 25 people recently. So we will have to change the pri Max G. Mar 18, 2015 10:55 PM
Games blog - Hi everyone! Below is a link to a game review blog by one of our regular members. Enjoy! http://teaboardgames.wordpress­.com Max G. Mar 11, 2015 8:02 PM
Game of thrones boardgame at Max's - We are still looking for 1 more person for Saturday at 11. Max G. Mar 5, 2015 10:19 PM
Meetup details changed: Virgin Queen - Due to a sudden bussiness trip of some of our players, I've rescheduled this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­Board/events/220760051/ Nick S. Mar 1, 2015 12:33 PM
Faringdon - Any of you guys live near Faringdon? There is a member she is looking for others locally. Max G. Feb 26, 2015 1:36 PM
Message from another boardgame group - On Feb 7th, The Oxford Meeples gaming group is opening the doors of Wolvercote Village Hall to the general public once more and inviting people to come and join us for another Day of Gaming (DoG). We are planning on bringing a large number of ga Max G. Jan 18, 2015 6:35 PM
Christmas party - Hi everyone, Just reminding you all about the christmas party on Sunday, as some members had not realised it is on. Please sign up on the page, just so I have some idea about numbers. Max Max G. Dec 5, 2014 11:55 PM
Dungeons and Dragons RPG - Hi Guys, If any of you are interested in Doing a D and D campaign, send me a message or look at the message board. Michael will be starting a campaign, probably starting early December. M Max G. Nov 14, 2014 12:28 AM
RE: Virgin Queen - Preview not available Nick S. Nov 4, 2014 11:09 PM
Virgin Queen - Preview not available Nick S. Nov 4, 2014 9:07 PM
Games Day at Radley - Hi Everyone, A games day going on Novmber 2nd at Radley, looks really good, check it out:­k Max G. Oct 21, 2014 2:44 PM
White house is serving food again on Mondays - White house is serving food again on Mondays from 6 until 9. Max G. Sep 15, 2014 5:17 PM
pub food - hello I have been told that the pub will not be doing food on Mondays anymore for the foreseeable future. I have started a forum thread if people want to discus this michael m. Sep 6, 2014 4:10 PM
Re: [boardgames-661] Virgin Queen board game - hi I have never played before, cant say I know much about this period in history, but I love borad games. I would completly understand if you wanted someone with knowledge and experience. but if not my name is kit and my mobile is[masked] and i' Kit Aug 27, 2014 2:26 PM
Virgin Queen board game - Preview not available Nick S. Aug 27, 2014 1:42 PM
Game of Thrones at Max's - Still looking for one more to play the 4 player expansion to GOT on Saturday. Or 3 more to play the 6 player expansion. They both look really good . Details on the site.Will be hosting at my house :) Max G. Aug 22, 2014 11:49 AM
Game of Thrones - Hi Guys I am hoping to play Game of Thrones on Saturday at the White house. I have quite a few maybes but it would be good to get some yeses. Cheers, Max Max G. Aug 15, 2014 1:01 PM
Game of Thrones - Hi everyone, Still looking for one more person at Nick's on Saturday.   Max G. Aug 8, 2014 11:12 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Tichu evening - Tichu evening, scheduled to occur on Wednesday, August 6,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the Jack Aug 6, 2014 5:35 PM
Witney games group - Mac just moved to Witney. Are there any board gamers there?  he would love to organise some sort of pub games situation sometime! Max G. Jul 9, 2014 12:40 PM
RE: [boardgames-661] Zombie dice - Preview not available Nick S. Apr 28, 2014 7:11 AM
RE: [boardgames-661] Zombie dice - Keith B. Apr 27, 2014 4:24 PM
RE: [boardgames-661] Zombie dice - Preview not available Nick S. Apr 22, 2014 11:45 PM
RE: [boardgames-661] Zombie dice - Keith B. Apr 22, 2014 10:48 PM
Zombie dice - Preview not available Nick S. Apr 22, 2014 10:41 PM
Meeting for Game designers - Thirsty Meeples is doing a playtest event 4th February and Terry has asked me to tell anyone who is in the process of designing a game.  It's going to be the first Tuesday of every month. Max G. Jan 10, 2014 10:57 PM
Chequers vs Whitehouse poll - Please follow the ink and vote on our future venue (after new year)­Board/polls/962062/   Thanks, Max Max G. Dec 5, 2013 5:02 PM
Chequers tomorrow - Just to make sure you all noticed the change of venue  for this Monday. we will be meeting @ the Chequers pub this Monday. Next Monday we should be back at the White House. Best wishes, Max Max G. Oct 27, 2013 10:37 PM
Kickstarter project: City of Zombies - Mathew Tidbury is a regular member of Oxford Onboard. He has created a game that teaches kids maths. Take a look at it on Kickstarter and search for city of zombie or Here is the link:­jects/1658726900/city-of-zombi­es-a-boar Max G. Oct 6, 2013 12:00 PM
Re: [boardgames-661] Eclipse on Saturday - Hi John, I'm interested to play Eclipse on Saturday if you still need a player... Mike user 1. Sep 27, 2013 11:29 AM
Re: [boardgames-661] Eclipse on Saturday - 8pm? Going to be playing till late then? :) On 24 September[masked]:40, John Snelson < john.snelson Richard D. Sep 24, 2013 8:43 PM
Eclipse on Saturday - Yesterday a few of us decided to meet up on Saturday (28th) to play a game of Eclipse. So far it will be Sam, Dan, and I - so the game can take another three players if anyone's interested. We're meeting at my house near Wood Farm at 8pm - 29 Cove John S. Sep 24, 2013 2:40 PM
Thirsty Meeples promotion - Thirsty Meeples are celebrating a different days of wonder game each day this week especially their new game Relic Runners, the designer himself will be teaching it on the weekend, as well as being interviewed. Follow the link for more info:http://www.thi Max G. Sep 23, 2013 8:53 PM
RE: [boardgames-661] House Warming on Saturday - Preview not available Nick S. Sep 12, 2013 8:31 PM
House Warming on Saturday - Hi all, I meant to say on Monday that I'm having a house warming on Saturday (14th September) at 8pm to which you are all most welcome to come. I have a barrel of rather good real ale here, and will also provide wine, snacks, conversation, and pl John S. Sep 8, 2013 8:58 PM
The brainstorm session for game design now has a date - It will be on Tuesday 17th remember to RSVP. Max G. Sep 6, 2013 3:03 PM
Role playing games - hello board gamers I have talked to a few people about a role playing games group. we have had a couple of these in the past and they where fun so I thought I could gauge interest in them again. both of the previous groups have had problems fin michael m. Sep 2, 2013 6:26 PM
Invest in Gocarshare - Hi everyone, So sorry to post off the subject of boardgames but it is something important to my heart and something I hope some of you might be interested in. My brother is an entrepreneur who has setup a website called gocarshare Max G. Aug 31, 2013 8:46 PM
A few more wanted for Thirsty meeple this evening - Wayne has booked 12 spaces @ Thirsty Meeple for 5 today. Although on Meetup it say we have 13 people coming, that will be disperesed through the day and I suspect we will need a few more people to fill the tables. If you do decide to come please RSVP. I c Max G. Aug 16, 2013 11:12 AM
Re: [boardgames-661] Last minute firesale - Hi, I see you're planning to attend the Thirsty Meeples session tomorrow. I can just bring it along there. You can just nudge me when you arrive. Either that or I'll bring it along next Monday. Take your pick. Antti Antti K. Aug 15, 2013 8:28 PM
RE: [boardgames-661] Last minute firesale - hey, i'll take diplomacy. how's best to get it off you? ste Aug 15, 2013 8:13 PM
Last minute firesale - Hello all, As some of you may know I'm leaving Oxford next week, so here's a last minute desperate attempt to get rid of some stuff. Let me know if something interests you and we'll figure out the det Antti K. Aug 15, 2013 7:41 PM
Wednesday gaming.A quick reminder! - Attendance for games at the Kings Arms on Wednesday is a bit low. Why not RSVP and come along :) Max G. Aug 6, 2013 7:15 PM
Selling a few games - Jack Aug 4, 2013 6:22 PM
Game of Thrones on Saturday! - Hi all, A bit of a last minute call for a player this time. We'll be playing Game of Thrones Boardgame this Saturday (day after tomorrow) starting at 10am at Thirsty Meeples. We've got one seat left and the first person Antti K. Aug 1, 2013 6:06 PM
Re: [boardgames-661] Selling some more games. - I would be intrested in death angel On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 4:25 PM, Antti Kukkonen < kukkonen.aj@gm michael m. Jul 27, 2013 8:56 AM
RE: [boardgames-661] Selling some more games. - I'll take illuminati off your hands if still available? Nick S. Jul 27, 2013 8:33 AM
RE: [boardgames-661] Selling some more games. - Keith B. Jul 27, 2013 2:21 AM
Selling some more games. - Turns out I've got even more games and less space than expected, so I'm putting a couple more games up for grabs: Chez Goth £8 http Antti K. Jul 26, 2013 4:25 PM
Graphics designer needed! - I want to make a poster for Oxford on Board. Are any of you game players a graphics designer? Also a request to members to take photos for the poster and website. There may be a prize :) Look forward to hearing from you. Max G. Jul 21, 2013 5:39 PM
Re: [boardgames-661] New games for Oxford On Board? - i am sorry, i do not know what games are there, since I didnt have a chance to attend yet, but two games me and my friends enjoy a lot are Betrayal at the House on the Hill and Arkham Horror. I do not know if you already have them, if not y Aleks Jul 12, 2013 6:03 PM
New games for Oxford On Board? - I am about to purchase some games for the club. Please reply to this mail suggesting some games you think I should consider.     Max G. Jul 12, 2013 1:01 PM
Teaching the homeless - Hi everyone, If anyone would like to help me teach the homeless people, at the Gatehouse some board games let me know. It is open from 16:55 - 19:00 every day of the week. Thanks, Max Max G. Jul 3, 2013 5:44 PM
How often would you come if we organised 2 days gaming per week? -­Board/polls/851362/ Max G. Jun 25, 2013 4:37 PM
Boardgames on Sunday - Hi all, I've discovered another empty Sunday in my calendar and figured board games are just the thing to fill it. So if you're interested in playing some board games on the coming Sunday (30.6.) let me know. Antti K. Jun 25, 2013 3:59 PM
Re: [boardgames-661] Selling games - i might be intrested in Ninja: Legend of the Scorpion Clan On Sun, Jun 23, 2013 at 6:03 PM, Antti Kukkonen & michael m. Jun 23, 2013 6:57 PM
Selling games - Hi all, I'm looking find new homes to some good games I no longer have space for: Ninja: Legend of the Scorpion Clan £18 Antti K. Jun 23, 2013 6:03 PM
this weeks meetup - just to remind everybody that we are at the white house (previously the folly bridge inn) this week   michael m. Jun 7, 2013 12:12 PM
board-game holiday in the Alps! - Is there any interest in a boardgame holiday in a fantastic location? please leave a comment if at all interested!­Board/events/116749312/ Max G. May 28, 2013 5:06 PM
Boardgames this weekend. - I'll be hosting a board game day this Saturday (Sunday also possible if Sat is too problematic) at my place in South Oxford in direct competition to the UK Games Expo and I'm convinced it'll be much better. I've go Antti K. May 21, 2013 8:42 PM
Venue poll - Please take part in this poll to help decide which venue the club will use from the month of June, Thanks very much, Max Gilbert­Board/polls/818362/ Max G. May 8, 2013 12:55 PM
Boardgames on Sunday - Just a reminder we are playing board games in the Mitre function room on Sunday please RSVP:­Board/events/114975652/ Max G. May 1, 2013 5:34 PM
Call for Diplomats! - Name of the game: Diplomacy! When: Monday 6th (bank holiday for those of you who are as oblivious as yours truly.) all day. If you're interested in some good old fashioned Diplomacy sign up now! Antti K. Apr 30, 2013 3:44 PM
housemate wanted by Carlijn an Oxford on Board regular. - Dear all,  My housemate and I are currently looking for a third person to join us in a very modern 3-bedroom apartment in the Cowley Road area (Reliance Way, 10-15 min cycle from the centre). We have a double room available, for a monthly r Max G. Apr 24, 2013 3:38 PM
RE: [boardgames-661] Board games on Saturday! - Preview not available Nick S. Apr 4, 2013 10:53 PM
Board games on Saturday! - A very last minute call for players.This coming Saturday (6.4.) I've got an empty house and all day to spare. So who wants to play something? I have space for 2-3 people. Starting time would probably be somewhere around noon or shortly Antti K. Apr 4, 2013 4:42 PM
venues - Sorry for the late email job stuff got in the way Now that we have actually tried out the Folly bridge inn I would like to get peoples opinions on it please post your comments in this discussion board. michael m. Apr 1, 2013 2:19 PM
new venue - We are going to be trying the Folly Bridge Inn this Monday. it is a little out of town and some people have expressed concerns about people managing to get there so if I could encourage as many people as we can to come and see what the place is li michael m. Mar 22, 2013 10:17 AM
new venue feedback - Hello Since we where for reasons beyond our control (and not anything like a management oversight at all) at the function room of The Mitre last night I thought it would be good to see what everybody thought of it is comparison to the room at the michael m. Mar 19, 2013 9:55 AM
Looking for roleplayers - If you're interested in playing a roleplaying game set in a fantasy world mixing medieval Japan & China please check my call for players thread on the forums: Antti K. Mar 8, 2013 8:12 PM
What did you think of the Wig and Pen? - Hi all! If you came to last meet up on Monday night we would like to know what you thought of the venue. Please place feedback on the discussion board:­Board/messages/boards/thread/3­1639952 Thanks v Max G. Feb 27, 2013 2:41 PM
Change of Venue - Dear All, We will be meeting in the function room of the Wig and Pen on George Street on Monday the 25th of  February instead of the Mitre, this is a trial and I encourage as many of you as possible to come and give your opinion of the venue, Max G. Feb 19, 2013 10:08 PM
The end of an era - Hello Boarders, Well, some of you have known for a while this day was coming. For others it will be a complete surprise. But here it is: my last message to you all as Organiser of Oxford On Board.   It's been a little over four Jack Jan 11, 2013 9:20 PM
new year - just confirming I have not scheduled a meetup form Monday 31st dec for obvious reasons. I suspect that we are all going to be bossy with other things. I plan to arrange what I hope will be OOB's birthday party in January hopefully it will be michael m. Dec 28, 2012 8:41 AM
late xmas party - I had originally planed to have an oxford on board xmas party but realising how awkward it was for my work to arrange a party and realising that everybody would have their own commitments around the holiday season I thought better of it. But I would st michael m. Dec 7, 2012 10:48 AM
Reorganisation, part 2 - Hello Boarders, Well, my initial mail regarding co-organisers wasn't met with the flood of offers I was hoping for. ;o) It seems there are several people interested to some extent, but with uncertainty about the future aren't able to commit at Jack Aug 10, 2012 1:57 PM
Vacancies: Co-Organisers - Hello Boarders, After running Oxford On Board for nearly 3.5 years, I think it's time for a break. This is also because I'm currently re-evaluating my priorities, and whilst gaming is still very high on there, organising it is less so. So even Jack Jul 6, 2012 1:23 PM
New Poll: would you be willing to pay for a function room? - Hello Boarders, There has been some talk on the forum about the possibility of hiring a function room. For the new(er) members: we used to gather in the King's Arms where we had some reserved tables, but we outgrew the space. This is why we are Jack May 16, 2012 1:02 PM
Move along, now! - Hello Boarders, For those of you who have been attending the Meetups lately, it has been obvious that we were very short on space in the Kings Arms. As lovely as it was to have a pub where the management is happy to have us, the fact remained t Jack Apr 17, 2012 12:52 PM
Gamescafé - Hello Boarders, A new year, and new plans for Oxford On Board. As some of you will know, I have been thinking about setting up weekend events for Oxford On Board. But a good location is hard to find, and it takes a lot of additional organising. Jack Jan 5, 2012 1:13 PM
New Meetup: Random End of Year Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for Oxford On Board! What : Random End of Year Meetup When : Monday, December 27,[masked]:00 PM Where : Kings Ar Jack Dec 21, 2010 8:32 AM

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