Anyone still play board games?

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  1. rikardob Cultured.

    rikardob

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    My favorite at the moment is Bananagrams. It's real easy to have a quick game with someone or a few friends.

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    Followed closely by The Game of Risk.

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    Scrabble and Trivial Pursuit are in a close battle for third place.
  2. Diseva

    Diseva

    Diseva

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    Only at Xmas, and then its only monopoly and trivial pursuit
  3. khoma

    khoma

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  4. Focusyn terminally unique

    Focusyn

    Focusyn terminally unique

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    love trivial pursuit & scrabble! gonna have to stop by this week and hit you off with a quick scrabble lesson as a matter of fact :biggrin:
  5. tyranny AKA EXECUTIVE STEVE

    tyranny

    tyranny AKA EXECUTIVE STEVE

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    been playing illuminati a fair bit lately!
  6. Sidius AKA Tryptich

    Sidius

    Sidius AKA Tryptich

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    Does anyone remember this game?

    It's all we used to play as kids.

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  7. luthatron \o/ ♫♪♫♩♬♭♫♪♫♩♬♭♫♪♫♩♬♭ \o/

    luthatron

    luthatron \o/ ♫♪♫♩♬♭♫♪♫♩♬♭♫♪♫♩♬♭ \o/

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    risk is amazing, as is monopoly. good games for meglomaniacs.
  8. rikardob Cultured.

    rikardob

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    Ugh I fucking hate Monopoly!

    Bananagrams is much better than Scrabble Pete. We'll get down on it sometime.

    Do you paint those yourself khoma? :laughing:
  9. khoma

    khoma

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    U SHUD SEE MY OGRE TANKS
  10. cool mr croc een bolleke alstublieft

    cool mr croc

    cool mr croc een bolleke alstublieft

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    i bought trivial pursuit for the house the other week. we had one epic game then not played it since.
  11. Focusyn terminally unique

    Focusyn

    Focusyn terminally unique

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    Word.. thurs or fri night hopefully ill be out. Will ring etc.
  12. rikardob Cultured.

    rikardob

    rikardob Cultured.

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    OI M8 I GOT A PURPLE VELVET BAG FOR MY BATTLE DICE!
  13. Rogue Mouse

    Rogue Mouse

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  14. dekonstruktr

    dekonstruktr

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    apples to apples + lots of booze = wackiness ensues
  15. djdna super nintendo chalmers

    djdna

    djdna super nintendo chalmers

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    monopoly, cluedo and pictionary usually always a part of christmas celebrations here

    and i havent played since i was about 17 but would play warhammer fantasy battle (not 40k/epic tho) again given the right circumstances

    risk is too much of a boring, longwinded, headfuck of a game for me tho these days but have enjoyed it in the past

    i also like chess but suck at it, so dont play much
  16. djsain www.junglesain.com

    djsain

    djsain www.junglesain.com

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    Strictly Backgammon. FTW.
  17. ocelot put stazi

    ocelot

    ocelot put stazi

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    Used to play monopoly a lot, love scrabble and boggle because I'm pretty good with words, trivial pursuit is fun too.

    The absolute best though is [can't remember it's fucking name, the one where you describe what's on the card and your team has to guess it, getting as many as possible in a minute].
  18. K-Tech

    K-Tech

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    Play scrabble a lot still. I also live monopoly, but that can get very boring or annoying very quickly depending on how the game goes.

    My sister keeps trying to get me to play "Bookchase", and its fucking shit...those damn english and theatre studies graduates

    EDIT: \/ \/ \/ lol
  19. khoma

    khoma

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    wow :laughing:
  20. jmcee SB2大爷

    jmcee

    jmcee SB2大爷

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    Shut up I used to play that throughout my chilhood as well

    :slayer:

    Every christmas . There was little hidden faries or something on that bored picture. Can't remember much about it now but that picture brought bac ksome memories
  21. Sidius AKA Tryptich

    Sidius

    Sidius AKA Tryptich

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    You know it.

    There was pictures on the bottoms of the trees and you had to go around and look at them secretly and then go to the castle and do something, can't remember what exactly.

    I just remember loving those blue spots that the trees go on, the most awesome colour ever.
  22. djdna super nintendo chalmers

    djdna

    djdna super nintendo chalmers

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    nah not wow, wow is for geeks :teeth:

    i take it you dont like strategy games then?

    i thought those kinda things were right up your alley anyway? ie: turn based strategy gameplay... (seeing as how u showed interest in advance wars and have talked positively about turn based rpgs on ps1 etc)

    hell even gears of war looks like it was designed by the same people who did the warhammer 40k games/models
  23. Fuzzt 100% medically accurate

    Fuzzt

    Fuzzt 100% medically accurate

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    Used to be well into risk and bong sessions, been a while since I've played it. Some games went on far too long :laughing:
  24. tyranny AKA EXECUTIVE STEVE

    tyranny

    tyranny AKA EXECUTIVE STEVE

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    only GW stuff i'd ever really consider playing again would be blood bowl or first edition space hulk (the one with the egg timer)


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  25. luthatron \o/ ♫♪♫♩♬♭♫♪♫♩♬♭♫♪♫♩♬♭ \o/

    luthatron

    luthatron \o/ ♫♪♫♩♬♭♫♪♫♩♬♭♫♪♫♩♬♭ \o/

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    blood bowl was great.

    i have been known to play tragic the gathering also - which is brilliant but terminally sad.

    of course playing board games is really sad, but pretending to be a space soldier in video games is fine "wooooooo i've got the hammer of dawn sniffle sniffle lets let the locust have it"
  26. Dead Kat Dr Katzo

    Dead Kat

    Dead Kat Dr Katzo

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    Blood Bowl :slayer:
  27. djdna super nintendo chalmers

    djdna

    djdna super nintendo chalmers

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    fair play, blood bowl was good in that it could replace monopoly or whatever and you didnt need to play for like 10 hours solid to finish a game :teeth:

    good fun actually imo... all started with heroquest for me lol tho that was pretty shit...


    only way id play WH now would be if i met a load of people who were overly up for a warhammer fantasy battle, had it all setup and a shit load of weed and i had a whole day free for it, even them im sure id get bored by the 3rd-4th hour... always used to :burn: bit too long winded really
  28. Deadly Habit Deadly Rabbit

    Deadly Habit

    Deadly Habit Deadly Rabbit

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    you sank my battleship!
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