Monthly Brooklyn Board Game Meetup
posted April 14, 2013 7:24 PM   RSS | iCal | +googleCal

Sat May 11 at 2:00 PM, ocherdraco's apartment (#4D, buzzer #407)
192 East 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY, USA (Map & Directions)
Our May meetup will be Saturday the 11th. Bring your games, snacks and/or drinks. Please post in the thread what you're bringing so others can make sure they don't bring the same thing, and/or so they can drool over the thought of homemade cookies. March's board game meetup lasted 9 hours, and April's lasted 8, so feel free to come over even if you can't make it for the first hour or three.
As previously, we'll be starting at 2pm.
posted by ocherdraco to Meetup (18 comments total)

I bought Qwirkle to add to our group of less intense games (things that we can play when we need a break from the heavy duty stuff). It's an abstract tile laying game, with elements similar to Scrabble, Dominoes, and Sudoku.
posted by ocherdraco at 9:31 AM on April 17, 2013

Gonna try to bring a DiFara pizza.
posted by mlle valentine at 4:04 PM on May 8, 2013 [2 favorites]

Oh, wow! That's great!
posted by ocherdraco at 5:08 PM on May 8, 2013


I will probably not be bringing a foodfeast this time (sry!) but will have at least one baked good with me.
posted by lintacious at 7:29 AM on May 9, 2013

lintacious, I got one of your brownies at the bakesale and it was delicious, btw :)
posted by mlle valentine at 9:16 AM on May 9, 2013

I'll list myself as "probable". I got a shipment in from CSI consisting of Love Letter, Bohnanza, and the first Race for the Galaxy expansion to add a fifth player (in addition to a couple of heavier 5+ hour games that I won't force upon any of you).
posted by yeti at 1:14 PM on May 9, 2013

I'm going to keep it a maybe for now. My plan is to walk with the Broadway mefites in the morning and then jump on the subway and come play games when the time is ripe (i.e. in the early afternoon).
posted by ursus_comiter at 2:13 PM on May 9, 2013

If it is at all relevant to anyone: I've canceled the Broadway walking meet up due to predicted rain/thunderstorms.
posted by sciencegeek at 3:11 PM on May 10, 2013

posted by grobstein at 4:51 PM on May 10, 2013

Hey, now you can have unimpeded boardgame playing. And I can go to work and plant trees in the rain.
posted by sciencegeek at 2:44 AM on May 11, 2013

I hope you can reschedule soon, sciencegeek!
posted by mlle valentine at 6:33 AM on May 11, 2013

Sorry to hear the Broadway walk was cancelled. FYI, the doorbell on our front door no longer works, so please knock loudly when you get to the apartment, and call me (646-484-8636) if no one answers your knock.
posted by ocherdraco at 9:06 AM on May 11, 2013

Pizza update: I'm going to try to get to DiFara around 1 since I assume I may have to wait a bit for a pie. Hopefully I will bring it by not too long after 2!
posted by mlle valentine at 9:21 AM on May 11, 2013

Wait for pie: one hour.
posted by mlle valentine at 10:15 AM on May 11, 2013

I'll be there before 3.
posted by yeti at 11:11 AM on May 11, 2013

That was fun! It was great meeting y'all. I'm not sure I'll still be in NYC in a month, but I'll try to make it to the next one if I am.
posted by suncoursing at 6:53 PM on May 11, 2013

Yet another fun meetup! Thanks for coming, y'all. (Special thanks to first time attendees suncoursing, John, and Joseph. Please come again!)

The games we played (let me know if I have forgotten any):

Love Letter
Last Night on Earth
posted by ocherdraco at 8:27 PM on May 11, 2013

Thanks for hosting again!
posted by yeti at 9:22 AM on May 12, 2013

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