5 of us this week where our names all begin with either M or P. A warm welcome to Mark.
Lots of games played this evening all played virtually via Board Game Arena
We started off with Downforce (Restoration Games)
Malcolm bought the Orange car
Mark bought the Blue car
Matt bough the Red and Yellow cars
Paul bought the Black car
Phil bought the Green car
The yellow car dominated the race and crossed all the checkpoints first.
Well done Matt!
I’m still not a fan of this one. I don’t know if it’s because I’m not into the theme (which is a thin veneer at best) or it’s a roll and move game but with cards.
Next we played 7 Wonders Repos Production
We chose for a random board which also was randomly determined which side we got. The game got underway nicely.
In the end, the end happened.
Here’s the scores:
Well done Matt… again!
With this being a quick game, we gave it another go:
A nice recovery from last game by Paul, and a 3-way tie for second place. Matt broke the tie by having the most coins, followed by Phil pushing me into 4th place!
I do like this one, it’s got next to no down time and it provides many avenues to success – or failure.
Next up we played Draftosaurus
It’s a game we played and enjoyed last week, so why not give it another shot with more players?
Another win for Paul!
We played another game and were surprised when Phil selected the alternate boards!
Ties for the top two scores were settled by who had the most T-Rexs. So Phil took the lead from Mark and I achieved 3rd place over Matt.
Still a fun little game I’m going to have to pick up IRL once I get a job and have some of that money stuff to spare.
At this point Mark bowed out, so the 4 of us moved on to No Thanks! (Amigo)
Phil explained the rules to us and we gave it our best shot.
Another win for Matt!
We tried again.
Phil finally wins a game he’s introduced!
I’m usually a bit wary of basic number card games, but this one did feel different enough to be worth it.
All in all a great evening. Not often we have the lofty number of 5 players, so that was nice as well.