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Session Report: Trains and Love Letter

After the latest Math Trade at Pub Ludique Randolph, a few of us stuck around to play some games. Can’t go wrong with playing games at a game pub, right? I was joined by Marc (who organizes the Stack Academy events in Montreal) and Mike, with Jason who joined us later.

Pub Ludique Randolphe

Randolph pub is a nice place to play: a small pub with about 15-20 tables, the pub has an extensive library of games, with party games rubbing shoulders with some fairly heavy games. It was only 1h00pm, so the pub was almost empty, but as we played on, the crowd started coming in slowly, with 5 tables playing games by the time we left at 4h30pm. The pub serves food and drinks, including alcohol. Nothing super fancy, but nice honest pub-style food. And you wouldn’t want a large meal anyway since you’ll probably be playing games at the same time. The staff is very knowledgeable,  helping you select a game and explaining the rules if you want them to.

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New to me: Trains, Mascarade, Warmachine: High Command, Railways Express and Storm the Castle

Even though I didn’t attend GenCon this year, I followed eagerly the twitter chatter to see what was going on and what interesting games were coming our way. Such following of interesting new games is inevitably followed by purchases of said interesting games, thus this weeks new arrivals.

The latest acquisitions: 4 purchases and a KS reward.

The latest acquisitions: 4 purchases and a KS reward. Boxes are getting bigger and bigger.

So, I ordered four new games (Trains, Warmachine: High Command, Railways Express and Mascarade) and received as a Kickstarter reward Storm The Castle!, which I wasn’t expecting yet.

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