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Stupid Theme Nite Ideas

Andy
user 7490358
Tonawanda, NY
Post #: 419
2-Player, Party Games, Classic Card Games, and Dexterity themed nights all sound great to me.

<sarcasm>So we're agreed, next week, we're playing War, where ties are broken by having the players throw the cards across the room while the onlookers make bets on where they'll land.</sarcasm>

Can we do a theme night where Mark and Don play against each other all night?

(Regardless of what the bulk of this response may imply, I really AM in favor of these theme night options!)
Joel
cuthbert15
Buffalo, NY
Post #: 502
The Don vs Mark theme would be great fun, then the next week Doug vs "the winner"
Isaac
IsaacScharp
Buffalo, NY
Post #: 705
may be a good idea to combine a bit. Maybe have one of the larger quick games on the side to play while waiting for two player games to wrap up. Something like tumbling dice.
Joe
GoSabres
Eden, NY
Post #: 1,787
I like all the theme ideas.

We should add Euchre to the traditional game night.

I've gotten in the habit of telling people I play cards every Wednesday night because I got sick of explaining what kinds of board games we play after the "you mean like monopoly" response.
Mike S.
camel_gamer
Buffalo, NY
Post #: 722
2p nite kinda requires everyone to be on board. I remember Tom Dunning going out of his way to say that he wasn't going to waste his time on 2-player games.

Traditional nite is an attempt to draw out people with normal card games in their pasts. I got Joe on Euchre, I was hoping for a few more. Perhaps Andy paid his way though undergrad by playing Casino for a buck a point?

The more I think about it, the less I think it's necessary to dedicate a night for Party Games. I'll just post it for Monday sign-up and see if anyone's interested that week. I hope so...

Shelia
user 2496019
Buffalo, NY
Post #: 274
I would be on board for anything. Just so you guys know, there is a euchre and pinochle group on the meetup. I have been to the pinochle one 4 times now and love it. I play euchre too but havent been to the meetup yet
Mike S.
camel_gamer
Buffalo, NY
Post #: 723
Andy
user 7490358
Tonawanda, NY
Post #: 421
I never played Casino.

My game of choice was Spades (when I wasn't playing Magic in the back of Chemistry classes). I considered playing 9-ball for money once bars banned smoking, but I couldn't stand being around that many drunk college students.

A game I've not had luck getting Denise interested in that would fit either category is Cribbage. We played that a lot if college (though I rarely won), and I'd be up for playing it again, either 2 or 3 handed.
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