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New OTK Cheras welcomes gamers – 16 Sep 2011

BGC’s new meetup place (also called OTK Cheras) opened its doors to welcome our gamers at 2pm last Friday and they stayed till 8:30 am the following Saturday. Almost 19 hrs of gaming saw the following in action: Modern Art, first play of Eaten by Zombies, The Message, Havoc, Toc Toc Woodman, Samurai, Blokus, Cargo Noir, Warhammer Invasion, Pandemic, Glory to Colorful Rome, Troyes, Havana, 1889 Shikoku Japan and DUNE. Thanks to all who made this happened!

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Our journey in pictures…

Our journey in pictures… I’d started out meaning to write two articles; one is an About Us page and the other is a summary of activities we’d done for last year (meant for the upcoming newsletter). For the activity summary, I was thinking of using photos to visualize the article.   One thing led to […]

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An Interview with a Vampire… sorry, Lord of Midnite… oops I mean Boardgameca

The first prompt was made months back when Hiew (of the popular Hiew’s Boardgame Blog) asked if I’m interested to answer some questions he has regarding the online boardgaming business, the local market and about organizing boardgame meetups. Sure, why not? :P

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CITADELS M'sia Edition

Citadels Edisi Malaysia

What’s Silver, has King, Thief and Assassin in it, and now speaks Bahasa Malaysia? Boardgamecafe.net is setting another marker in the local boardgaming scene by announcing our first Malaysian Edition of a top-selling card game from Fantasy Flight Games!

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BGC in Essen Spiel 2013 – Day One (24/10)

ESSEN SPIEL 2013. Boardgamecafe.net’s back to Essen for this 4-day SPIEL and this report covered the morning session of Day One where we checked out games like Patchistory, Caverna, Origin, Expedition NorthWest Passage, Concept, Coal Baron before we paused for our lunch break.

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BGC Boardgame Retreat 2013 – Game Two (Day One) contd

Here’s the 2nd part of our Game Two report for the BGC Retreat 2013. You’ve read about Glass Road, Legacy, Bruges and Artifact in part one. Now find out how the gamers did for Byzantio, Lords of Waterdeep and Cafe Melange; and who went into Game Three in the lead.

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BGC Boardgame Retreat 2013 – Game Two (Day One)

The 2nd round featured no less than six (of the seven) games being a 2013 release – Glass Road, Legacy, Bruges, Artifact, Byzantio and Cafe Melange – and only Lords of Waterdeep was a 2012 game. So many new games…. so little time.

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BGC Meetup Report @ OTK Cheras 1/8/2014 – BGC Retreat ’13 Game One

A replay of GAME ZERO & GAME ONE from our BGC Retreat event last year saw us revisit ORIGIN, MARS NEED MECHANICS, PELOPONNES, AFRICANA, BUCCANEER BONES, ZOOLORETTO DICE.. and MISSION: RED PLANET (?) at OTK Cheras last night.

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BGC Boardgame Retreat 2013 – Game One (Day One)

It’s now time to get into the Retreat proper with the first scoring round in Game One where seven new/recent games were featured; ORIGIN, PACKET ROW, MARS NEED MECHANICS, PERGAMON, PELOPONNES, AMONG THE STARS and AFRICANA.

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BGC Boardgame Retreat 2013 aka Essen in Green

The 3rd iteration of our signature event, the BGC Boardgame Retreat, saw us hosting it at one of the greenest resort and with seven tables of 28 gamers, we were expecting to play thru 40 different games over two days, most of them Essen Spiel 2013 releases. Read on to find out what’s Game Zero.

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BGC Meetup Report @ OTK Cheras 13/6/2014 – ZOMBIE NIGHT

It was Friday the 13th so you expect only Zombies & Ghouls to visit OTK. Time to bring out the Z-games – Eaten by Zombies!, The Walking Dead, Carnival Zombie and Betrayal at the House on the Hill all seeing play tonight.

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BGC Meetup Report @ OTK Cheras 6/6/2014 – TRAINS NIGHT

Been awhile since we got some trains & railroad games to the table so TRAINS Nite it is for tonite. There’ll be no shortage of games for this theme.. except what do you want to see on the table? Read on to see whether we think AGE OF STEAM or STEAM is the more brutal version of the game.

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