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Re: I love the local store...
« Reply #75 on: March 10, 2016, 01:07:22 AM »
Does a Topic exist to share good finds on Carcassonne ?

That might come handy, for example I'm lurking really often on german websites to find stuff that I am missing, I recently purchased 4 new Spin off (picture incoming soon) for less than 60 € (goldrausch, winter, south seas, stock and stein)

And often I have the stuff but it can be really interesting for other.

Good idea ?
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Re: I love the local store...
« Reply #76 on: March 10, 2016, 01:28:19 AM »
Does a Topic exist to share good finds on Carcassonne ?

It's a good idea, but the trouble is that good stuff never seems to hang around for very long! Some people like to buy things in bulk, and if you point out where they can get yet more of some rare expansion or promo they'll probably buy them all! Result being that you'll end up falsely getting the hopes up of all those who see your post but are too late to the party... :'(

What we do have is the "Where to find it..." thread which lists a few good sources for stuff that isn't so hard to find, but can't easily be bought without visiting eBay either. It's probably a little bit out of date now (price changes, broken links etc) but if you spot something good you can always post there and I'll add it to the list.
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Re: I love the local store...
« Reply #77 on: March 10, 2016, 01:31:37 AM »

Can't wait to hear the review of Marrakech

There's a brief one in the tile/carpet laying thread.

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Re: I love the local store...
« Reply #78 on: March 10, 2016, 01:57:35 AM »
Does a Topic exist to share good finds on Carcassonne ?

It's a good idea, but the trouble is that good stuff never seems to hang around for very long! Some people like to buy things in bulk, and if you point out where they can get yet more of some rare expansion or promo they'll probably buy them all! Result being that you'll end up falsely getting the hopes up of all those who see your post but are too late to the party... :'(

What we do have is the "Where to find it..." thread which lists a few good sources for stuff that isn't so hard to find, but can't easily be bought without visiting eBay either. It's probably a little bit out of date now (price changes, broken links etc) but if you spot something good you can always post there and I'll add it to the list.

Yep, thanks for pointing that out.

Yeah I also didn't get why people here ordered more than one copy of the new Spiel Doch, I get it's tempting because in a couple years it will be worth much more but that's just accentuating this problem, just take one for yourself ! :)

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Re: I love the local store...
« Reply #79 on: March 10, 2016, 05:51:08 AM »
Thanks Dan,

Most of my existing base game collection is in a mega set and we play with roughly 80% of expansions. All the tiles are in one large draw bag that we don't separate. The ones that are not in that set just languish because we just don't really enjoy them. This set has seen a lot of play and now the tiles are quite worn, (in a charming way). If we just want a short game we play on the iPad.

Lately I have wanted a more modular approach and this set will now help with that. This will also help regulate the time of play and perhaps better appreciate some of the mini expansions that just get lost in a big game.

I like the insert in the box and would now explore a larger modular box for more expansions. I have seen some here and there but didn't pay much attention at the time. Are there good examples anywhere of a box that could hold many modular consoles like the Big Box sets?

Cheers,

A nice find franks! Do you intend to play with everything at once or will you just the mini expansions to add a bit of seasoning here and there?
Franks

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Re: I love the local store...
« Reply #80 on: March 10, 2016, 12:31:40 PM »
I just got home but it's late so I put my second BB5 straight to bed in my office.
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Re: I love the local store...
« Reply #81 on: March 10, 2016, 12:46:04 PM »
Ahh - great - Carcassonne in the bed - I still wait for a photo with Carcassonne and Paul together in the bath...

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Re: I love the local store...
« Reply #82 on: March 10, 2016, 01:09:51 PM »
And what a manly bed it looks too! ???

Ahh - great - Carcassonne in the bed - I still wait for a photo with Carcassonne and Paul together in the bath...

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Re: I love the local store...
« Reply #83 on: March 11, 2016, 01:02:51 PM »
Two days ago I bought this game. Today we play-tested it with MrsNumbers and MrNumbers Jr. Despite I lost both games, I enjoyed it and this is definitely will be top game of our table for some time :D
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Re: I love the local store...
« Reply #84 on: March 11, 2016, 02:08:17 PM »
Two days ago I bought this game. Today we play-tested it with MrsNumbers and MrNumbers Jr. Despite I lost both games, I enjoyed it and this is definitely will be top game of our table for some time :D

My wife bought that for me for Xmas.  She saw the Dice Tower review and thought we would enjoy it.   The components are really nice and the artwork is top notch.  For some reason my son and I can't get into the game.  I think having someone roll the dice for everyone and the cards being limited to 2 tasks per turn may be part of it.   I will have to play it a few more times to see if it gets better. 

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Re: I love the local store...
« Reply #85 on: March 11, 2016, 03:43:55 PM »
Despite I lost both games, I enjoyed it and this is definitely will be top game of our table for some time :D

A game that MrNumbers loses at?! I need this... ;) :(y)

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Re: I love the local store...
« Reply #86 on: March 17, 2016, 08:37:25 AM »
A present to myself for the (small) raise that I received today.


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Re: I love the local store...
« Reply #87 on: March 17, 2016, 08:46:01 AM »
A present to myself for the (small) raise that I received today.

Congrats! And very well-deserved it was too I'm sure... :) :(y)

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Re: I love the local store...
« Reply #88 on: March 17, 2016, 09:13:29 AM »
Nothing like spending a well earned raise, and then realizing you spent it already  :(y) :(y)

Well done, I watched Game Night's video on this and it looked fun - make sure you check out the Karuba Carcassonne Variant I put in the workshop earlier this week!

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Re: I love the local store...
« Reply #89 on: March 17, 2016, 09:58:51 AM »
Congrats! And very well-deserved it was too I'm sure... :) :(y)

Thanks!

Nothing like spending a well earned raise, and then realizing you spent it already  :(y) :(y)

Yep, it looks like I did that. And here I thought Kickstarter pledges were just play money!!


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