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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 Boardgame Retreat – Got Questions?

HAVE QUESTIONS? If this is the first time you heard of our Boardgame Retreat or you have been contemplating attending one of our Retreats, you may have questions that we hope this FAQ would be able to help with. 1. What’s the “real experience” like of going to this Retreat as opposed to attending a […]

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BGC Boardgame Retreat 2014 – Back to Beach

This year, our signature event the BGC Boardgame Retreat shall be a back to beach affair but with some strong games in this year’s Essen Spiel releases we are looking at another awesome weekend of gaming, gaming and more gaming this Dec 6th. You do not want to miss this! :P

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The Kazzies! Part Deux

It’s my second and final (awwwwww…) installment of the Kazzies! My one of a kind awards given out to the standouts at Essen Spiel 2014. If you missed part one, find it here: The Kazzies! Part One.  Let’s cut to the chase: “MISS OF THE YEAR” AWARD Lift it! – Per Gauding, Game Factory I […]

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BGC Spiel 2014–Day One (Hall 3)

ESSEN SPIEL 2014. Boardgamecafe.net’s 3rd iteration at the international boardgame convention saw us visiting familiar – yet new – grounds and meeting up with designers, gamers & friends; old & new. Here’s a drive-thru of the first morning of our Spiel 2014 adventure.

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The Kazzies! It’s Time for My Essen Spiel 2014 Awards (Part One – The Games)

Essen Spiel 2014 was a blast! It was my second year at the fair and that worked out well for me, as everything was familiar (most vendors were at their same location, halls were the same, etc.). Less awe, confusion and rushing around for stuff meant that I had more time for demos, to walk […]

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Essen Spiel 2014–Loot List

Spiel 2014’s now done and dusted. While the Big Boys did not have as many new releases as we’d thought, as my buddy Kaz commented this gave the indie publishers – and they are growing not just in numbers but also influence – more opportunity to showcase their new titles. Which did happen. And we’ll […]

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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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