8th Annual Alphabetic Boardgaming Challenge
Wow, this year sure went fast. It's already time for the 8th annual Alphabetic Boardgaming Challenge, where my partner and I set aside a few days in September to play 26 boardgames in a row, one for each letter of the alphabet. And then I livegeeklist the event here so you can read about it. Wheeeee!
If this is your first Alphabetic Boardgaming Challenge geeklist, you can see what to expect by looking at last year's event. (or, for completists, the geeklist of all ABCs). If this isn't your first ABC geeklist, thanks for coming back to follow again this year! Subscribe to the geeklist to follow along as we complete each game. Or, watch Debbie livetweet it at @StarfishKnits.
My collection is still around 300 games, most of which I would like to sell, so if you know anyone looking to buy a bunch of well-cared-for boardgames (especially who lives or travels near NW MA), please send them my way.
The official ABC rules dictate that the loser of each round chooses the next letter's game and parameters (e.g. whether to use variants/expansions, whether victory is best-of-three or total score, etc.), but of course we have to start somewhere. So, to select our A-game we use the Matrix Method, where 19 A-games are placed in a grid, we each select a row or column, and the intersection was:
- [+] Dice rolls