We are playing 18xx games. Come and join us on Thursdays to build railways.

We are playing 18xx games. Come and join us on Thursdays to build railways. We have some well-practised players and have set up an email group. Boardgamegeek says:

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18xx is the collective term used to describe a set of railroad-themed stock market and tile laying games. The 18xx set has two main branches: the 1829 branch (1829, 1825, 1853, and 1829 Mainline) and the 1830 branch (1830, 1856, 1870, etc). There are also a number of crossover games which sit somewhere between the two branches (eg 1860). While general railroad operations such as track laying are critical to both branches, the two branches are fundamentally quite different in character and player focus. The 1829 branch games emphasize stock-picking and portfolio management while the 1830 branch concentrates more on financial prediction and stock market manipulation. So in 1829 et al players are rewarded for holding the right stocks at the right time and for running their companies well, while in 1830 et al they are rewarded more for manipulating the stock market to their advantage and investing in the companies that thereby profit.

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7th Meanwood Games Day September 9th Saturday 10 AM – 7 PM.

The 3rd Meanwood Games Day September 9th Saturday  10 AM – 7 PM. Stainbeck United Reformed Church Stainbeck Road, LS7 2PP Leeds

Some of our members have organised another games day in nearby Meanwood. Back due to popular demand – board gaming and tabletop gaming for everyone from 7 years upwards, new gamers right through to experienced gamers.
There will be a bring and buy, and loads of space for everyone.
There will be lunch provided by the generous congregation of the United reform church!
Lots of free parking and takeaways and supermarkets are directly opposite the church.
There will be an opportunity to make a donation for the running costs of the day. It’s a great day out. There is a cafe in the venue. SEE YOU THERE.

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Games Night at the Heart Centre every Thursday 6.30pm to 10.30pm

Thursday is games night in Headingley. We are open for Games night at the Heart Centre Headingley
6.30pm onwards. We have anywhere between 30 to 50 players each night. Come early. We always have  “what shall we play?” groups forming each night and you will be quickly conscripted.
https://headingleygamesclub.com/
The site for information about Headingley Games Club Leeds. Come along and get a game. The first night is free and 1£/£2 each evening thereafter.Take a look at our Facebook Group to see what we do. Here are some samples of recent games we play shown below:


Braggart-A game we like a lot. A game of heroes, lies and unfortunate fish.

Braggart-A game we like a lot. A game of heroes, lies and unfortunate fish. There is always a need for a short game to fill in time after the big game has finished or waiting for one to start. Braggart is excellent and funny.

Publisher description:
You sit in The Heroes Return, a tavern famed for its heroic clientèle. You’re not a hero, but you talk a good game. You and your friends are holding court, regaling the crowds with your tales of derring-do. Can you fight your way through a drunken haze to concoct the best boast? The most believable? Or at least ones that are funny? Or will you be called out as the liar you are?

In Braggart, each round players play cards from their hand which each contain a part of their story to combine them into a compelling tale. Stories are by turns hilarious or awe-inspiring and other players can accept them or accuse them of lying, downgrading their boast into something much less impressive (though usually much funnier!).

Winner ‘Best Card Game’ UK Games Expo 2011

Revolution has become popular on our games nights. A nice easy-to-play game with fiendish tactics.

Revolution-Steve Jackson Game. We like it and it only takes an hour

Boardgamegeek revues this game well. We like it. In Revolution, you can: Blackmail the printer. Threaten the innkeeper. Bribe the priest. Welcome to Revolution!

Secretly bid against your opponents to gain victory points, control territories (worth victory points at the end of the game) and collect more Gold, Blackmail, and Force tokens for the next round of bidding! Will you try to control the tavern or the fortress? The harbour or the plantation? Knowing where to push for points – and where to back away and let your opponents fight – is the key to victory. Whoever has the most victory points at the end of the game wins. It’s a game of bluff, counter-bluff, and surprise!

Bidding tokens have different shapes and colours for easy identification. Colourful cardstock shields keep your bids private and also provide a handy rules reference during the auction. Brightly coloured wooden blocks allow players to see, at a glance, who controls which colonial-themed territories.

Revolution! is for three or four players. The rules can be taught in minutes, and a complete game takes less than an hour. Each new game lets players find new strategies and tactics.

 

 

 

A Thursday night of games played at the Headingley games club.

The club is thriving; between 30 to 40 players each night. We play lots of games at the club. See the pics below. They vary from week to week. Here is a picture display of some from one evening. Come and join in.

 










5th Meanwood Games Day Jan’ 21st Saturday 10 AM – 8 PM.

The 5th Meanwood Games Day January 21st Saturday  10 AM – 8 PM. Stainbeck United Reformed Church Stainbeck Road, LS7 2PP Leeds. Come and help set up at 9.00 am.

Some of our members have organised another games day in nearby Meanwood. Back due to popular demand – board gaming and tabletop gaming for everyone from 7 years upwards, new gamers right through to experienced gamers. It’s a great gaming day
There will be a bring and buy, and loads of space for everyone.
There will be lunch provided by the generous congregation of the United reform church!
Lots of free parking and takeaways and supermarkets are directly opposite the church.
There will be an opportunity to make a donation for the running costs of the day. It’s a great day out. There is a cafe in venue. SEE YOU THERE. Check out details on Facebook.

 

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