Board Games in Eagan

Trying again for south of the river. The Apple Valley library room was booked, but I was able to get the larger room at the Eagan branch, so there should be plenty of room for everyone!

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  • John M.

    Had a great time teaching/learning/playing some great games! Lookin forward to the next big gathering south of the river!

    March 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Enjoyable session....my first! Very impressive to have so many turn up. Reminded me of my family reunions. Good game variety...lots of fun. Looking forward to the next one that I can attend! Thanks, Kristi, for organizing/hosting. Art K.

    1 · March 24, 2013

    • Kristi L.

      Good to see you, Arthur! I wish you could have stayed. Some folks were playing scrabble later. Maybe next time. :)

      March 24, 2013

  • Chris O.

    Nice people and we learned a few new games, including Alhambra. Was happy to spread the joys of Small World.

    1 · March 23, 2013

  • Andrew F.

    Had a great time. Looking forward to the next.

    1 · March 23, 2013

  • Kristi L.

    Mike, maybe you could bring Kingsburg?

    1 · March 22, 2013

    • Alex V

      Yes please bring it!

      March 22, 2013

  • Kristi L.

    I threw a bunch of games in my car. I can't remember them all. Some lighter Euros: Finca, Garden Dice, My Happy Farm, Alea Iaca Est, Love Letter. A couple party games: Telestrations, Dixit. I'll try to remember to add Skulls and Roses. I'm also bringing Crosscrib which is a variant on cribbage that can be played with two or four people. There might be a couple more in there, but I don't remember. Oh wait, I think I still have Puerto Rico in the trunk.

    March 22, 2013

  • Pam C.

    I am planning on bringing The Lost Dutchman, Pandemic with Second Story (very fun cooperative game) and Alhambra Big Box (multiple expansions)

    1 · March 22, 2013

  • John M.

    I've got quite a few games, I'll bring along a few easy learner, co-op and euros.

    1 · March 19, 2013

    • John M.

      Settled on bringing Pandemic, Shadows Over Camelot, 7 Wonders and possibly one or two more.

      1 · March 22, 2013

  • Geri D.

    I have a question, and a question. The first one is that I've been hearing the word euro game on this meetup and others. What is/are those? Other than a few basic: Trivial, Apples to Apples, and such, my board game playing is mostly from my childhood. I think I'm going to love being able to play.

    The other question. I won't be able to be there until the afternoon, possibly as late as 1:00. I have a ton of games-when my daughter was younger she got a game every Christmas and Birthday until her very late teens, but we rarely played-just the two of us. When we finally got the nieces and nephews to play it was Trivial Pursuit and Apples to Apples. Should I bring games, or hold off this time-since I will be later?

    March 22, 2013

    • Kristi L.

      You could always throw a couple games in the car, and decide later whether or not to bring them in.

      March 22, 2013

    • John M.

      Euros are a newer style of game that are a bit more nuanced/balanced/coopera­tive/less luck based and less punishing than many old style American games. In other words, they're awesomely fun! I'm more than willing to teach anything I bring!

      March 22, 2013

  • Cynthia

    I really want to go but I don't get off work until 2:30 p.m. so I may show up late to try and catch the last round of games.

    March 22, 2013

    • Geri D.

      It sounds like there are several of us who won't be there til close to that time. I hope you show up.

      March 22, 2013

  • Michael J K.

    I have a Concert this day so it will be hard to do both it is the biggest concert of the season. I will be concentrating on that. I will check the next one.

    March 22, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry! Enjoy :)

    March 21, 2013

  • Andrew S.

    Turns out I have to work right in the middle of the day (ugh!). If I come by around 2:30, will anyone still be around? I'll probably stop by in any case (its on my way home from work).

    March 19, 2013

  • Geri D.

    This would be my first ever meetup. I have a commitment in the morning. Can I come in the afternoon? I would love to get involved with a board/card game group.

    1 · March 18, 2013

    • Kristi L.

      Come when you can, and leave when you want.

      March 18, 2013

    • Kristi L.

      It will be nice to see you whenever you can make it.

      March 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I will bring a view of the old time games like scrabble, backgammon, cribbage, Apples to Apples. Yet, I am all for trying some new games.

    2 · March 18, 2013

  • Kristi L.

    If you have a favorite game, please bring it! I'm still deciding what to bring. I keep changing my mind. :)

    March 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking forward to some Scrabble...I'll be there at 10:15am. Arthur.

    1 · March 18, 2013

  • Jason D.

    Anyone bringing kids to this? My daughter is 10, my son is 6. Should I find a sitter or will there be other kids their age?

    March 18, 2013

  • Henry

    I will miss this one, unfortunately. Looking forward to attending another time.

    March 18, 2013

  • Betty

    Kristi, I'm so disappointed. I have to miss this gathering. I've been really looking forward to it. My husband just got schedule for back surgery Friday so I need to be home with him Saturday. Please schedule another one soon! Have a good time everyone.

    March 15, 2013

    • Kristi L.

      Hope the surgery goes well!

      1 · March 15, 2013

  • Vincent J P.

    Looking forward to this.

    1 · March 15, 2013

  • Nancy O.

    oops, out of town that weekend

    March 12, 2013

  • Jay L.

    I can bring the following games: Carcassonne, Scrabble, Jenga

    1 · February 25, 2013

  • John M.

    Looks like fun!

    1 · January 30, 2013

  • Vincent J P.

    Looking forward to this.

    1 · January 30, 2013

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