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  1. We did. The hotel selection is awful so we had a chiller & took beer down from the room in a back pack. I’ve been going for the past three years and never seen anyone challenged for drinking their own.
  2. Heads up.. Just noticed that the Hilton have pretty much halved prices for next year’s expo weekend. Just snagged a room for three Fri & Sat for £160 a night with free booze in the exec room. Happy with that for the convenience alone.
  3. Bit harsh. Have you found it cheaper elsewhere?
  4. I think both of those are the reason we are seeing this price. I suspect AW are trying to raise some quick capital.
  5. Played Die Tavernen im Tiefen Thal last night and really enjoyed it. It’s a fairly light dice drafting & deck building euro themed around running your own tavern. Each turn you are buying new patrons, beer suppliers, staff, extra tables or upgrading your tavern. Players then perform the dice draft placing the dice they pick on the areas of their player board they wish to use. Activating an area gives you either money or beer to spend on patrons/upgrades etc There's little player interaction aside from the ability to hate draft during the dice phase. That said, I enjoyed watching as the respective taverns filled with patrons from the player decks. A really solid game here by Wolfgang Warsch. I should add, I don’t speak German. It’s completely language independent aside from the rulebook which is available in English on the publishers website.
  6. For those of you who still have funds available following Expo, Lords of Hellas is available for £35 here.. https://www.firestormcards.co.uk/ARLOH001 7 copies left.. Get in before someone posts it on bgg.
  7. Took a chance as it has been on the weekend following the May Bank Holiday for the last four years. Next year will be the first where we haven’t stayed at the Hilton. £350 a night is way too much for the standard of accommodation provided imo. Ibis styles for us. Anyone stayed there? Hoping it’s not too grim.
  8. Christ, my feet and throat. Three days of hell, too busy, too hot, spent too much, ate & drank too much, didn’t demo enough and couldn’t spend nearly enough time with mates as the weekend went way too quickly. Just booked rooms for next year.
  9. At the time I was watching the pet guys part of the story I was wishing it to end as it seemed superfluous but on reflection I’m glad it’s there. The ‘bio robot’ roof clearing was the episodes best moment. The cold efficiency that greeted the men when they returned from the their 90 seconds was a gut punch. These heroes who may well have given their life for the state we’re giving nothing more than a ‘your job is done’ before we see there’s another crew waiting. The detachment shown by the officers to the men they were sacrificing a perfect contrast to the young soldier unable to kill puppies.
  10. must admit I hadn’t watched that. Bought it off the strength of the demo by that young lad from Airecon.
  11. With the risk of sounding like a complete div. Why is the game called Forks?
  12. Few bits for sale.. I have put them up in the usual places but knocked a few quid off for this thread. Collection at UKGE Friday to Sunday preferable. PayPal or can do cash on collection if you would like to collect from me in Southsea. Escape Curse of the Temple (played a couple of times) £20 Skull (played once) £10 SOLD Pandemic Iberia (excellent condition) £20 Carcassonne (excellent condition) £10 Arkham Horror TLCG core set (some very slight shelf wear) £17 SOLD The Dunwich Legacy expansion (box opened but cards still sealed in cellophane) £17 SOLD The Miskatonic Museum (unplayed, unopened) £8 SOLD Essex County Express (unplayed) £8 SOLD Carnevale of Horror (unplayed) £8 SOLD Curse of the Rougarou (unplayed) £8 SOLD My preference is to sell all of the AH TLCG stuff as a bundle for £55. SOLD Dropmix Electronic pack £5 cheers.
  13. Our lot took a break from Folklore the Affliction (which was getting stale) to play a game of the CMON Godfather game. Pleasantly surprised to discover it was loads better than I was expecting. A mix of worker placement and fuck you job cards kept it interesting till the end. We were all in with a shot of winning at the end which is a good sign. I came second but it was some distance behind the winner. A decent little game to be fair. That said, after seven weeks of Folklore I could have played Munchkin and enjoyed myself I reckon. Oh and 878 Vikings which I thought was great cos I won & the loosing team got proper salty :)
  14. Skeeez

    Trials Rising

    Enjoying this so far. More of the same albeit with a bit of a shit UI. Worth the £6.50 it cost from the Argentinian Xbox store for sure.
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