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Old 02-04-2019, 11:09 AM
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Hello all! After almost two years of living in TV I’m amazed I still haven’t found a board game group besides Backgammon (no offense) or Monopoly (you should be ashamed!)

(Not really. That's a horrible game).

Are there any RPG groups out there interested in taking on a new member? (I have cookies!)

If you stumbled onto this thread and don't know what a Role Playing Game is (Pathfinder, Dungeons & Dragons, Star Wars: Force and Destiny) I would be happy to introduce you. It is basically like reading a book, except you control a character in the book and, with your fellow players and the Game Master, you tell the story. Very easy to learn and super fun, if you like having fun. Zero cost to entry.

And how about War Gamers? I'm currently nuts about Dust:1947 and Monsterpocalypse but I'd be happy to learn any other system (except 40K as my wife would kill me). Again, if you haven't tried a war game I'd be happy to introduce you. They range from the very simple to rather complex but almost all involve moving tanks, giant robots, or other fighters around a terrain table lush with buildings, trees, and other scenery. Again, zero cost to entry as you can use my miniatures. Once you start collecting your own you'll be in the poor house and your significant other will hate you. But other than that, super fun! Oh, and if you like painting, you can spend more time painting your miniatures than actually playing the game (until you learn speed painting, but that's a whole other post)(and if you like painting but hate gaming, please paint my minis for me).

Finally, I have a personal library of hundreds of Euro and Ameritrash games in my collection (BoardGameGeek says I have 802 games but I can see that includes a LOT of expansions). Deck builders, LCGs, Real-time, Worker Placement, and Dice Chuckers are among my favorite genres. Happy to learn new titles or teach whatever I have on my shelves. (I still have Pandemic Legacy: Season 1 in the shrinkwrap... any takers?)

If some of the Rec Centers Open Game Days have any of this stuff already ongoing please let me know where and when and I'll be there! Otherwise I'll have to hit every one of them with my wife and our copy of Escape: Curse of the Temple, and hope her screaming will draw other players to our table. (Yes, she literally screams while playing. It's hilarious, except for the Monopoly players. They hate seeing other people having fun.) (j/k)

(No I'm not. Even the winner of Monopoly doesn't have fun.)

Did I mention I have cookies? Monopoly players get 2!
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Old 02-04-2019, 12:59 PM
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Hello all! After almost two years of living in TV I’m amazed I still haven’t found a board game group besides Backgammon (no offense) or Monopoly (you should be ashamed!)

(Not really. That's a horrible game).

Are there any RPG groups out there interested in taking on a new member? (I have cookies!)

If you stumbled onto this thread and don't know what a Role Playing Game is (Pathfinder, Dungeons & Dragons, Star Wars: Force and Destiny) I would be happy to introduce you. It is basically like reading a book, except you control a character in the book and, with your fellow players and the Game Master, you tell the story. Very easy to learn and super fun, if you like having fun. Zero cost to entry.

And how about War Gamers? I'm currently nuts about Dust:1947 and Monsterpocalypse but I'd be happy to learn any other system (except 40K as my wife would kill me). Again, if you haven't tried a war game I'd be happy to introduce you. They range from the very simple to rather complex but almost all involve moving tanks, giant robots, or other fighters around a terrain table lush with buildings, trees, and other scenery. Again, zero cost to entry as you can use my miniatures. Once you start collecting your own you'll be in the poor house and your significant other will hate you. But other than that, super fun! Oh, and if you like painting, you can spend more time painting your miniatures than actually playing the game (until you learn speed painting, but that's a whole other post)(and if you like painting but hate gaming, please paint my minis for me).

Finally, I have a personal library of hundreds of Euro and Ameritrash games in my collection (BoardGameGeek says I have 802 games but I can see that includes a LOT of expansions). Deck builders, LCGs, Real-time, Worker Placement, and Dice Chuckers are among my favorite genres. Happy to learn new titles or teach whatever I have on my shelves. (I still have Pandemic Legacy: Season 1 in the shrinkwrap... any takers?)

If some of the Rec Centers Open Game Days have any of this stuff already ongoing please let me know where and when and I'll be there! Otherwise I'll have to hit every one of them with my wife and our copy of Escape: Curse of the Temple, and hope her screaming will draw other players to our table. (Yes, she literally screams while playing. It's hilarious, except for the Monopoly players. They hate seeing other people having fun.) (j/k)

(No I'm not. Even the winner of Monopoly doesn't have fun.)

Did I mention I have cookies? Monopoly players get 2!

Your avatar picture looks like you are young enough to enjoy Slap Jack.
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Old 02-05-2019, 09:41 AM
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Sounds painful. I’m in!

Yep, I think we are on the younger end of the spectrum but board games are timeless!
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Old 04-13-2019, 07:44 PM
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I would be interested in RPG as I have played for nearly 30 yrs.

I have a friend that is moving here in about 6 months and he is interested also.
Do you belong to any local group that play ?
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Old 04-14-2019, 07:27 AM
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Hey Mark! We'd love to have you! We have a local "group" of four of us that play on a semi-regular basis down in Fenney. We are currently running a D&D 5e campaign...actually we are just starting it tomorrow so you could jump in with us anytime.

We have also played Invisible Sun and Star Wars: Force and Destiny if D&D doest scratch your itch. If any of that sounds interesting to you let me know and we'll plug you in!

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