Real Life

This post originally appeared on my old blog: PinkMeeple

Real life has been getting in the way with my gaming with Natty lately including work (which has been very busy lately), school (research and papers) and other stuff. Some of that stuff was attending TotalCon this past weekend. I’m not going into detail about it here, but I won’t be returning. No, I didn’t get kicked out or banned but it didn’t live up to my expectations not like Unity Games.

Cuba LibreI’ve started teaching myself the second game in the COIN series, Cuba Libre which is a pretty heavy simulation of the Cuban Revolution from CIA Analyst Volko Ruhnke and Jeff Grossman and published by GMT Games. ….until Natty pushed a bunch of her stuff across the table and wiped out half the tokens, chits and pieces.

I have to start that one over.

Anyway…

Stack o' GamesCheck it out! Here’s my first order ever from Cool Stuff Inc. We have Fantasy Flight’s Eldritch Horror and for solo play, Victory Point Games’ Ottoman Sunsetwhich is part of the States of Siege line of games. These are obviously for me. For Natty (and the family) we’ve got Gamewright’s Sleeping QueensPick-a-Pig and Dungeon Roll from Tasty Minstrel Games.

We played two games of Sleeping Queens which is a rock solid game designed by a six year old no less! We also played a game of Pick-a-Pig. This is also a great game with really great components which can be a problem. You’re saying, “What?” I’ll talk more about it in my review/game play post at a later date. Lastly, Natalya’s really anxious to play Dungeon Roll. Not sure why since she knows nothing about it. But she does think “the box is cool, the dice are super cool and it has lots of tokens” – her words, not mine.

Stay tuned. More come.

Viel Spaß!

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