Noobaholics Anonymous

Hi, my name is David, and I'm a noob. Well, for some games that is. Even with all the games I've played in my life (I even owned a game store up in Detroit once upon a time!), I still haven't played everything out there despite my best efforts. Learning new games can be daunting at times in a huge group, but we aim to create an environment that is conducive to learning here so that we have more awesome people to play our favorite awesome games with.

At this meetup, there will be one person to demo the game and all other game slots will be filled with a preference to those that have never played. The person demo'ing the game will be there to answer your questions and help you have fun instead of just trying to stomp you into the ground mercilessly so that they can laugh maniacally over your noob corpse. Geez, who does that sort of thing anyways? Jerks, that's who!

Discussion of strategy will be encouraged. The idea isn't to tell you how to play but to mold you into a player that can go forth and laugh maniacally over experienced people's corpses! (Much more satisfying. Trust me.)

Hope to see you there!!

**NOTE: Please note in the comments section below if you would like to teach a game or if you have a request for a specific game to be taught. We will try our best to play matchmaker.

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  • Hannah Emily B.

    I would love to learn Mansions of Madness, Arkham Horror, or something similar.

    March 23, 2013

    • David Z.

      Awesome! Bring them if you can and we will try to find a teacher for one or all of them.

      March 25, 2013

    • Scott H.

      I can teach Elder Sign if that's what people want to try. (I'll still bring Mamsions.)

      March 26, 2013

  • Eric C.

    New to this meetup group. Looking forward to meeting everyone and learning some new games! Settlers has been my goto game so new to pretty much everything else.

    1 · March 26, 2013

    • David Z.

      Looking forward to meeting you, Eric!

      March 26, 2013

  • Alex

    I'd like to learn Dominion and/or 7 Wonders.

    March 24, 2013

    • David Z.

      Dominion will definitely be in my bag.

      March 25, 2013

  • David Z.

    Hey all, what are people itching to learn this month? Anyone have something they wanted to teach?

    March 22, 2013

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