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Chez Turtle Weekly Games Night

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This is our weekly Board Games night at our house in Ashburn. We have been hosing this event for over 10 years now. Always interested in finding new people who would like to attend. Information is also posted frequently on FaceBook and on LiveJournal.


Here is a Google "My Maps" that shows the area around Chez Turtle. It shows the best gate to enter the community, the good places to park, etc.

The gate code is #1002 (think the movie 2001 backwards)

Doors open at 7. Bring your dinner and sit down with us for a meal. Dinner is between 7 and 8, then the kitchen table turns into a games table. Games can start as people show up. When we have 4 people, we can start a game. If you show up after 8:15 or so, you may end up waiting a while for the first round of games to end so you can fit into a game. What do you feel like playing? Suggest a game.

No really, what do you play?
Dominion, Power Grid, Pirate's Cove, Battlestar Galactica, To Court The King, Ticket to Ride, Fun Factory, Entdecker, Kingsburg, Gloom, Risk Legacy, Tikal, 7 Wonders, Killer Bunnies, Ascension, Settlers of Cataan, Hansa Teutonica, Guillotine, Smallworld, Tigris & Euphrates, Fury Of Dracula, Apples to Apples, Pandemic, Carcassonne, Puerto Rico, Munchkin, Star Munchkin, Thurn and Taxis, El Grande, Arkham Horror, Icehouse, Bang, Tomb, Castle, Democrazy, Chez Geeek, Ivanhoe, Fluxx, etc, etc, etc, etc, etc

What are "fluffy" and "crunchy" games?

Fluffy: social, somewhat light hearted, fun, less math, less strategy, cooperative. GREAT for new people or people who don't normally consider themselves "gamers". IE "fluffy bunny" games, like "fluffy bunny pagans" or something. Good examples: Apples to Apples, Uno, Guillotine.

Crunchy: strategic, serious, more math, competitive. For people who are into gaming and want more "kill your neighbor" kinda games. IE "something to crunch your teeth into", meaning substantial. Good examples: Tigris and Euphrates, Settlers of Catan, Tikal, Risk.

You are welcome to bring food, snacks, beverages, etc. One of the hosts, and at least one of our guests, is limited to gluten free foods. You don't have to bring gluten free, but if you do, it will be appreciated. Wine and cider are popular with our guests, beer is not. Fresh fruits/veggies are also usually a big hit, as is chocolate! :)

Parking Reminder: Park in the marked spaces if you intend to stay past 1am. Park on the side of the street that does not have no parking signs if you do park on the street.

Critter alert: We have cats. If you are allergic to critters, this is your early warning. Allergy induced fatal medical adventures are against the house rules.

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