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  • OrganichuOrganichu jacobkosh Registered User regular
    I don’t mind Vee’s slightly domineering, lengthy rules explanations. But I very much love giggling while watching her lose her temper at others ignoring the explanation.

    Rhesus PositiveChanusHi I'm Vee!cB557ArchcredeikiMrMisterknitdan
  • japanjapan Registered User regular
    Chanus wrote: »
    japan wrote: »
    chanus is that your tower of beef

    man i wish

    I thought I would check before commenting that it does not look appetising

    Chanus
  • Havelock2.0Havelock2.0 Registered User regular
    New players: *fuck around and shoot the shit with other players while I'm explaining the rules*
    Also new players: "Wait, that's how it works? You never said that!!"
    Me, grimacing: "I very much did, twice in fact..."

    Me: Hey get here about an hour to half hour early to roll up your D&D characters. It's going to take a little while.
    New Players: "Ok!"
    Narrator: "They did not."
    New Players: "Wow this is a lot of work!"
    Me: "..."

    I've seen things you people wouldn't believe
    Rhesus PositiveHi I'm Vee!
  • skippydumptruckskippydumptruck begin again Registered User regular
    although that reminds me I am still an ep behind on gbbo but we watched the kawaii ep last night and a) it was very cute but b) I was not prepared for the heartbreak

    Casual EddyLoserForHireXcredeiki
  • JebusUDJebusUD Adventure! Candy IslandRegistered User regular
    japan wrote: »
    The worst board game experience, is "wait, I have ended up with [condition that should not occur]..." and then trying to work out if you can unwind it, or if you've fatally unbalanced the game if you try to play through

    We just continue with play then. Suburbia is bad for this.

    Generally you get 1 way back when if you forgot a rule on your go but the next person's turn has not advanced. Like you forgot you actually get a cube for x.

    I don't have courage but I have something else.
  • NecoNeco Worthless Garbage Registered User regular
    This manor is so bly

  • Donkey KongDonkey Kong For Workgroups Version 3.11 Registered User regular
    Steak Cake is fun, and all the elements look well prepared and are probably delicious.

    Yet I am irrationally repulsed.

    Thousands of hot, local singles are waiting to play at bubbulon.com.
    Chanuscredeiki
  • JebusUDJebusUD Adventure! Candy IslandRegistered User regular
    I love point salad cube grabber euro worker placements.

    I don't have courage but I have something else.
  • ChanusChanus I've seen things... Registered User regular
    Steak Cake is fun, and all the elements look well prepared and are probably delicious.

    Yet I am irrationally repulsed.

    i mean it's steak bacon and potatoes

    but it's also unsettling in presentation

    Allegedly a voice of reason.
  • Rhesus PositiveRhesus Positive GNU Terry Pratchett Registered User regular
    I'm going back to the Stand up to Cancer Bake Off episodes

    The Showstopper theme in this one is "Your Biggest Fear"

    That seems weirdly dark for a baking show

    [Muffled sounds of gorilla violence]
  • Hi I'm Vee!Hi I'm Vee! Formerly VH; She/Her; Is an E X P E R I E N C E Registered User regular
    Organichu wrote: »
    I don’t mind Vee’s slightly domineering, lengthy rules explanations. But I very much love giggling while watching her lose her temper at others ignoring the explanation.

    I have tried to tone that down in recent years due to...feedback...

    But I still get very grumpy when people don't pay attention and then are all Pikachu shocked face when they fuck up the rules later.

    vRyue2p.png
    Rhesus Positivecredeiki
  • japanjapan Registered User regular
    Steak Cake is fun, and all the elements look well prepared and are probably delicious.

    Yet I am irrationally repulsed.

    I think I'm mentally filing it with all those epic bacon youtube/instagram contrivances

    Eddy
  • NecoNeco Worthless Garbage Registered User regular
    I do not want meat cake

  • IncenjucarIncenjucar Not a Fictional Character Seattle, WARegistered User regular
    okay

    look

    I know those pictures are probably meant as like "look at this food abomination"

    but that looks delicious

    Both are true.

  • JebusUDJebusUD Adventure! Candy IslandRegistered User regular
    Love games with really boring euro themes too.

    Fighting goblins? No thanks!

    This game is about delivering shoes from your cobbler shop and putting more workers in different production lines in order to move this marker up the point track.

    I don't have courage but I have something else.
    EddyskippydumptruckMrMister
  • ChanusChanus I've seen things... Registered User regular
    I'm going back to the Stand up to Cancer Bake Off episodes

    The Showstopper theme in this one is "Your Biggest Fear"

    That seems weirdly dark for a baking show

    how do i make mice eating my penis into a savory pie

    Allegedly a voice of reason.
    Rhesus PositiveArchknitdan
  • Rhesus PositiveRhesus Positive GNU Terry Pratchett Registered User regular
    Organichu wrote: »
    I don’t mind Vee’s slightly domineering, lengthy rules explanations. But I very much love giggling while watching her lose her temper at others ignoring the explanation.

    I have tried to tone that down in recent years due to...feedback...

    But I still get very grumpy when people don't pay attention and then are all Pikachu shocked face when they fuck up the rules later.

    I'm on your side, Vee

    Sometimes people need to accept that they have to listen for five minutes before they can have fun

    [Muffled sounds of gorilla violence]
    ChanusMrMister
  • PowerpuppiesPowerpuppies Registered User regular
    Organichu wrote: »
    I don’t mind Vee’s slightly domineering, lengthy rules explanations. But I very much love giggling while watching her lose her temper at others ignoring the explanation.

    I have tried to tone that down in recent years due to...feedback...

    But I still get very grumpy when people don't pay attention and then are all Pikachu shocked face when they fuck up the rules later.

    i will defend these people to the death

    sig.gif
  • PowerpuppiesPowerpuppies Registered User regular
    Organichu wrote: »
    I don’t mind Vee’s slightly domineering, lengthy rules explanations. But I very much love giggling while watching her lose her temper at others ignoring the explanation.

    I have tried to tone that down in recent years due to...feedback...

    But I still get very grumpy when people don't pay attention and then are all Pikachu shocked face when they fuck up the rules later.

    I'm on your side, Vee

    Sometimes people need to accept that they have to listen for five minutes before they can have fun

    Strong proponent of playing the first game without all the rules understood, here

    sig.gif
    EddyskippydumptruckMrMister
  • JebusUDJebusUD Adventure! Candy IslandRegistered User regular
    Cones of Dunshire is for me.

    I don't have courage but I have something else.
  • japanjapan Registered User regular
    That reminds me that Trashfuture has taken to referring to the Tesla Model S as "Elon Musk's epic bacon car" and it exactly encapsulates what I find so unappealing about Tesla as a company

  • NecoNeco Worthless Garbage Registered User regular
    I intentionally ignore game rules so that I can use it as a set piece bring all attention on me

    EddyChanus
  • emnmnmeemnmnme Registered User regular
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  • EddyEddy Gengar the Bittersweet Registered User regular
    I'm indifferent to that steak cake but there is a tinge of Le Epic Bacon

    "and the morning stars I have seen
    and the gengars who are guiding me" -- W.S. Merwin
    Chanus
  • Rhesus PositiveRhesus Positive GNU Terry Pratchett Registered User regular
    Organichu wrote: »
    I don’t mind Vee’s slightly domineering, lengthy rules explanations. But I very much love giggling while watching her lose her temper at others ignoring the explanation.

    I have tried to tone that down in recent years due to...feedback...

    But I still get very grumpy when people don't pay attention and then are all Pikachu shocked face when they fuck up the rules later.

    I'm on your side, Vee

    Sometimes people need to accept that they have to listen for five minutes before they can have fun

    Strong proponent of playing the first game without all the rules understood, here

    *twitch*

    I know you don't mean to hurt me...

    [Muffled sounds of gorilla violence]
  • NecoNeco Worthless Garbage Registered User regular
    I’m not a huge fan of bacon. It’s...fine, I guess.

    Incenjucar
  • MortiousMortious The Nightmare Begins Move to New ZealandRegistered User regular
    Steak Cake is fun, and all the elements look well prepared and are probably delicious.

    Yet I am irrationally repulsed.

    I am filing this away for next time I have friends over

    Move to New Zealand
    It’s not a very important country most of the time
    http://steamcommunity.com/id/mortious
  • Hi I'm Vee!Hi I'm Vee! Formerly VH; She/Her; Is an E X P E R I E N C E Registered User regular
    Organichu wrote: »
    I don’t mind Vee’s slightly domineering, lengthy rules explanations. But I very much love giggling while watching her lose her temper at others ignoring the explanation.

    I have tried to tone that down in recent years due to...feedback...

    But I still get very grumpy when people don't pay attention and then are all Pikachu shocked face when they fuck up the rules later.

    I'm on your side, Vee

    Sometimes people need to accept that they have to listen for five minutes before they can have fun

    Strong proponent of playing the first game without all the rules understood, here

    Some rules explanation is necessary, no matter how free-wheeling you're being about it.

    And I don't have an issue with people who forget about certain rules or whatever. That's bound to happen.

    It's the "you never said..." conversation that I loathe.

    vRyue2p.png
    PowerpuppiescredeikiMrMister
  • Donkey KongDonkey Kong For Workgroups Version 3.11 Registered User regular
    JebusUD wrote: »
    Cones of Dunshire is for me.

    Thousands of hot, local singles are waiting to play at bubbulon.com.
  • AiouaAioua Ora Occidens Ora OptimaRegistered User regular
    Remember watching Epic Meal Time?

    Don't lie to me and say you saw the cringe and deftly avoided it.

    life's a game that you're bound to lose / like using a hammer to pound in screws
    fuck up once and you break your thumb / if you're happy at all then you're god damn dumb
    that's right we're on a fucked up cruise / God is dead but at least we have booze
    bad things happen, no one knows why / the sun burns out and everyone dies
  • skippydumptruckskippydumptruck begin again Registered User regular
    Strong proponent of playing the first game without all the rules understood, here

    I think I'm in favor of this approach too, with the understanding that pretty much any time, the first time through can be fun but from a competitive pov will be bungled and mostly to build experience

    Powerpuppies
  • Rhesus PositiveRhesus Positive GNU Terry Pratchett Registered User regular
    Organichu wrote: »
    I don’t mind Vee’s slightly domineering, lengthy rules explanations. But I very much love giggling while watching her lose her temper at others ignoring the explanation.

    I have tried to tone that down in recent years due to...feedback...

    But I still get very grumpy when people don't pay attention and then are all Pikachu shocked face when they fuck up the rules later.

    I'm on your side, Vee

    Sometimes people need to accept that they have to listen for five minutes before they can have fun

    Strong proponent of playing the first game without all the rules understood, here

    Some rules explanation is necessary, no matter how free-wheeling you're being about it.

    And I don't have an issue with people who forget about certain rules or whatever. That's bound to happen.

    It's the "you never said..." conversation that I loathe.

    Yeah, being blamed for other people's inattentive attitudes is the worst

    [Muffled sounds of gorilla violence]
    Powerpuppies
  • skippydumptruckskippydumptruck begin again Registered User regular
    kind of like our first time

    *wistful sigh*

    Powerpuppies
  • IncenjucarIncenjucar Not a Fictional Character Seattle, WARegistered User regular
    Neco wrote: »
    I’m not a huge fan of bacon. It’s...fine, I guess.

    The hipster bacon obsession kind of ruined it for me, and I prefer to avoid pork products.

  • ChanusChanus I've seen things... Registered User regular
    Neco wrote: »
    I’m not a huge fan of bacon. It’s...fine, I guess.

    it has its uses

    Allegedly a voice of reason.
  • Casual EddyCasual Eddy The Astral PlaneRegistered User regular
    Hands down the game I have had newbies play and enjoy the best is Betrayal at House on the Hill

    The concept is clear and something everyone is familiar with, and when someone is an axe murderer and you have to do XYZ it makes sense!

    Oddly hardcore board gamers don’t seem to like it because it’s not “balanced” which always struck me as an odd complaint. It’s essentially a haunted house / scary movie rpg with rails and guides built in, the balance is pretty secondary

    Elki wrote: »

    Casual Eddy: best poster 2014.
    tyrannus wrote: »
    Casual Eddy: best poster of 2015

    gotta update that stuff man
  • skippydumptruckskippydumptruck begin again Registered User regular
    also the pax board game experience is very like that scene from schitts creek where david is like wtf these are the rules but the sister is like shots shots!

    Donkey KongPowerpuppiesChanusArchCasual Eddy
  • Donkey KongDonkey Kong For Workgroups Version 3.11 Registered User regular
    Aioua wrote: »
    Remember watching Epic Meal Time?

    Don't lie to me and say you saw the cringe and deftly avoided it.

    I remember being really gungho about it and then wondering why video after video produced an end product that looks so salty and greasy and unpleasant to eat and why was that. Was I perhaps... wrong about what makes foods good?!?!

    Going back now it's scary

    Thousands of hot, local singles are waiting to play at bubbulon.com.
    Aioua
  • TavTav Registered User regular
    i've never had a burger with bacon on it that wouldn't have been better without the bacon

    EddyChanusMortious
  • PowerpuppiesPowerpuppies Registered User regular
    Organichu wrote: »
    I don’t mind Vee’s slightly domineering, lengthy rules explanations. But I very much love giggling while watching her lose her temper at others ignoring the explanation.

    I have tried to tone that down in recent years due to...feedback...

    But I still get very grumpy when people don't pay attention and then are all Pikachu shocked face when they fuck up the rules later.

    I'm on your side, Vee

    Sometimes people need to accept that they have to listen for five minutes before they can have fun

    Strong proponent of playing the first game without all the rules understood, here

    *twitch*

    I know you don't mean to hurt me...

    I can almost engage with someone who says "I would rather not play than play with people who don't understand the rules and fuck up regularly and don't mind when you correct them and respond to the correction with a new turn that has no fuckups"

    as long as that person isn't permitted to explain the rules

    There are two categories of rules explanations, short ones and long ones. If you do a long one with somebody who has played <5 board games newer than Dominion, you're making a tactical error. Long rules explanations are perfectly appropriate for established gaming groups. If there's even one new person then you should do a short rules explanation. You should explain some basic concepts and rules of thumb and then start the game without covering any edge case rules or complexities. If you don't know the rules well enough to pick which of them to leave out to a new player, don't play that game with a new player

    There are exceptions to all of the above but not very many

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    credeiki
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