Gaming in April
April was a very quiet month from a gaming point of view, though rather more exciting as regards life in general, including two weddings (one local, one in Scotland) and Miss B discovering Harry Potter and Narnia.
We played a total of 11 games, of 9 different titles, several of which were new to us. The only games we played more than once were Love Letter and Chess. Miss B has been going to her school Chess club this year and recently found out that there is a Chess tournament for kids coming up that she wants to take part in (everyone gets a certificate, which is a major attraction) so she wants to get a bit of extra practice. She hasn’t asked to play Chess with me for quite some time, so this is a pleasant development. We’re still working on an appropriate level of handicap though.
So that leaves our most played games so far this year being a tie between Dobble, Love Letter and Plyt, with five plays a piece. This time last year, Sleeping Queens was the top, but we had just acquired Love Letter and were playing it to death.
This year, I think it is looking best for Dobble or Love Letter (and I won’t rule out Plyt, even though I doubt it will get played more than once or twice a month), but if current interests continue, we may see a lot more plays of Chess getting logged.