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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 Meetup Report @ OTK Cheras 5/9/2014–Granja Farming

We’ve not been doing theme nights for awhile at OTK so we thought of going back to themes for this Friday. And one theme we’ve not done is FARMING. AGRICOLA likely comes to your mind first, however since most gamers would have been acquainted with that game, we thought of bringing out some lesser known “farm” theme games. Let’s walk thru OTK’s Farming Night and see why Ganja farms best for four. :P

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BGC in Essen Spiel 2013 – Day Two (25/10) Part 2

The 2nd part of Day Two showcased some interesting games which we are likely not going to see in M’sia such as L’AEROPOSTALE, WOOLF, ROMANCE OF NINE EMPIRES, TRAINS & STATIONS and a walk thru promising publishers from EU notably ARTIPIA & PORTAL.

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BGC in Essen Spiel 2013 – Day Two (25/10) Part 1

The first part of our Day Two report covered mostly games from indie publishers with some notable ones being Drei Hasen in der Abendsonne (we liked their booth deco!), Dobutsu Shogi, Japon Brand that gave us Machi Karo, Jolly Thinkers, an OTK fave Cafe Melange, and Mike Hutton’s 1862.

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

The afternoon of Day One saw us visiting the usual suspects of Days of Wonder, AbacusSpiele, Amigo Spiele, and Pearl Games. We also covered some of the high-buzz games of this Essen namely YUNNAN, MADEIRA, KEYFLOWER, RUSSIAN RAILROADS and BRUXELLES 1893. And there’s one physical football simulation game called KICKET!

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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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