October 26-28th of last year was our annual Cardboard LAN and not only was this the longest I was ever able to spend with the guys but it had the most variety in terms of what we played and did.
Board games, video games (including the NES Classic Edition), Mystery Science Theater 3000, real-life escape rooms, etc. This long weekend had it all!
The above is just a taste of the goodness we had that long weekend
And speaking of taste we had amazing brats as well.
LANs are great, be they video or board game.
The former is what took place on February 20-21 of last year (2015) and we had a fantastic time – games played:
- On the Brink (Pandemic Expansion)
- In the Lab (Pandemic Expansion) – first time played with either of these expansions, but I was glad I had someone else looking at the rule book. There was a lot more to keep track of
- King of Tokyo
- Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation – this game is always so good. Even when you lose, it’s always so close and goes back and forth so many times. Having said that I still wish I would have won!
- Coup – we played eight games of this and I did really well, mostly because unlike The Resistance you can use the truth more to your advantage I think
- Hanabi – first time playing this and really enjoyed it; the goal for us was to try to be perfect rather than just win
- Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game
The weekends come and go – we look forward to them all week, and they’re gone too soon.
Yet truly great weekends find a way to last longer, a way to stay with us more than the two and a half days they officially take up.
I point to Exhibit A – a recent weekend (10/10-11/14) – as my latest example of Continue reading →