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.

 

 

 

Braggart (2010) A game of heroes, lies and unfortunate fish.

Braggart (2010) Locworks and Spiral Galaxy GamesA game of heroes, lies and unfortunate fish.

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 and boy did we love playing it.

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Board game enthusiast wants to play

James has just joined the club facebook page. You can as well. He has a stack of games he can play. There are some good ones here. Come along and get playing.

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Ghost Stories

Boardgamegeek says Ghost Stories is a cooperative game in which the players protect the village from incarnations of the lord of hell – Wu-Feng – and his legions of ghosts before they haunt a town and recover the ashes that will allow him to return to life. Each Player represents a Taoist monk working together with the others to fight off waves of ghosts. Its best played as four-player. It’s hard playing cooperatively as competitiveness and individualism tend to ruin the team effort. The players at the club seemed to like the game this week and Matthew pledges to get Wu-Feng next week. We shall see.

The game has won a host of awards:

Thursday night is games night in Headingley Leeds

Thursday 7th of June. We are open tonight in the main hall-Tonight is Games night at the Heart Centre Headingley 6.30pm onwards. https://headingleygamesclub.com/ headingleygamesclub headingleygamesclub.com The site for information about Headingley Games Club Leeds.Get there before or about 7pm and join in the informal discussion on which games might be played-they try to get everyone in on a game.

Come to our regular Thursday Night Games in Headingley

Thursday 19th April -Tonight is Games night again at the Heart Centre Headingley 6.30pm onwards. https://headingleygamesclub.com/ headingleygamesclub headingleygamesclub headingleygamesclub.com The site for information about Headingley Games Club Leeds.

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