Pitying fools as hard as I can...
KeyForge: Age of Ascension – Played a game with Alistair with our 2 new Age of Ascension decks. Based on a massive sample size of 1 play with 2 decks that we say like 2/3rds of, there does seem to be more opportunities for clever play and combos here. I beat him fairly handily starting w/a 5 chain handicap.
Unlock!: Exotic Adventures – Expedition: Challenger – We restarted this one (having started it last week but been interrupted). As such we were of course able to progress quickly through the first part of the game. For a 3/3 difficulty game, the puzzles here didn't seem *that* hard (not that I didn't screw some of them up), and I appreciated some new ways they used the app. One funny thing (spoilers).
Spoiler (click to reveal)
So with the Parasaurolophys skull 'machine' - I figured out it was sound based, but I thought that you had to sing a specific pitch (since singing within a given range made it "shake"). Basically I could make it shake, but it wouldn't quite 'activate' until I moved it close enough to my mouth to trigger whatever the "air over mic" sound it was looking for. It did lead to some pretty funny scenes of me singing at my phone).
In related news, we picked up the new 3-pack of Unlock games as well as the double-sized exit game, so we've got that to look forward to.
We're going to try to have a cocktails, hot wings, and party game thing this weekend. Locals here invited (I mean if you want to fly in from wherever non-locals invited too). Watch this space for details.
As threatened, the details wrote:
GM me if you are available to come and want my address.
Hey all. We're having a party this Saturday the 27th! There will be games! And hot wings! And cocktails!
We'll start at 3:30 and go until we stop. As evidenced by the subject, there are 3 basic components to this party:
Cocktails: Hilary has gotten really into making fancy cocktails in the last few months (and also virgin cocktails and spritzers for the non-booze inclined/legal). Come let us make you one.
Wings: All 3 of us have gotten into hot sauces. We'll be whipping up a bunch of wings and trying sauces of various flavors and intensities.
Board games: Hey, it's me. Probably leaning towards the party/social variety, so while a love silently staring at maps of southern England/the North East US, that'll be for a different party.
Kids and friends welcome. Bringing drinks and food (and hot sauce!) to share is encouraged, but not required.
RSVPs encouraged so we have some idea of how many wings/cocktails to get. Also, let us know if you are vegetarian or any other dietary restrictions so we can pick up some non-meat alternatives as hot sauce conduits.
Hope to see you this weekend!
Chris and Hilary