Star Wars Rebellion: Game Session Conclusion (1.11.18)

The galactic rebellion is stretched to all corners of the galaxy.  As Princess Leia steps up as a diplomat after the loss of Senator Mon Mothma, the Death Star eclipses a major Rebel stronghold over Kashyyyk.  Is there enough time to outlast Emperor Palpatine’s plans?  Will the Wookies survive?  This session kicked off on January 11, 2018.

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Star Wars Rebellion: Game Session Rounds 1-5 (1.11.18)

Star Wars Rebellion: Rise of the Empire expansion
arrives here early 2018.  It’s the time of the Empire, the Dark Times.  The Empire, under the guidance of Director Orson Krennic, builds their super weapon off the remote system of Dantooine.  But Princess Leia and Senator Mon Mothma have diplomatic plans to undermine the tyranny that have swept the galaxy.  Will Han and Chewy join the rebellion.  Read this movie-to-game and follow the evil plans of Lord Vader and his master, Emperor Palpatine.

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Betrayal at House on the Hill: Everything inside Widow’s Walk expansion

The Widow’s Walk Expansion for
Betrayal at House on the Hill adds new rooms, cards, and 50 additional haunts.  Before you pull the tiles from the cardboard sheet you might want to remember what is new and what is original.  Unlike other games, like Arkham Horror, there’s no indication.  If you want to separate and return to their original box but it’s too late,  read below.

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The U.S. Civil War: Learning how to play the opening round

I’ve long wanted to play a sophisticated U.S. civil war game.
As an owner of The Civil War, published by Victory Games, I was fascinated by the detailed rules.  So fascinated, the game went untouched and never played thanks to those same rules.  Decades fly by before a new generation takes its place, its The U.S. Civil War, published by GMT Games.  After weeks of reading rules and watching Gettysburg and Gods and Generals, I wasn’t going to shy this time.

I’ve set up a solo-game with the paper rule book on my left and reading the .pdf of the latest published book on my laptop to my right.  Documenting as much as I can, I journal my moves and reference sections from the rule book.  Strategies will be questionable, the decisions reckless and naive.  All is important is I learn how to play the game and have some fun!

The best way to learn how to play the game is to play the game.

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Betrayal at House on the Hill: Session (10.16.2016)

2016-10-16_betrayal-aJust in time for Halloween,
we break out Betrayal at House on the Hill.  It’s a game session of four.  The professor takes three mental patients out on a late night field trip.  What could go wrong?  The answer is most everything.  Read carefully how the house betrays hero and villains alike.  This session concluded on October 16, 2016.

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Star Wars Rebellion: Game session (9/14/2016)

starwarsrebellion-20160914aStar Wars: Rebellion joins our collection,
and we celebrate the galactic struggle with a game session journal.  Will Luke be a Jedi?  Will Admiral Ackbar scream “It’s a trap!”?  Is Darth Vader warming up the Carbonite machine?  It may not be the original trilogy, but the game session is dated September 14, 2016.
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