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That being said, Every month of 2021 we will be doing an AWESOME GIVEAWAY! 

For January one lucky winner will receive the base game of ISS Vanguard by Awaken Realms (Which at the time of this posting with 11 hours to go in their campaign has raised over 4.5 Million Dollars)

How to win?

Comment on this post telling us what your the best gaming experience was in 2020.

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Giveaway will end on the 31st of January 2021 at 11:59PM PST. GOOD LUCK and thanks for entering.


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ISS Vanguard Giveaway ISS Vanguard Giveaway Reviewed by lake on January 06, 2021 Rating: 5

266 comments

  1. Tainted Grail! AWAKEN realms tells great stories, and the same writer for a Tainted Grail is doing ISS Vanguard!

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  2. Best gaming experience was playing forgotten waters. Great game!

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  3. Cthulu Death May Die. Gaming Group of 4 adventurers slogging through the fiery hallways, defeating cultists, summoned demons, and ultimately the Great Old One. Adventurer after adventurer fall. Final cast of the dice, this is it, win or die, the fate of the world in the tumbling dice.....world fades to black!

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  4. My best gaming experience of the year was probably playing Star Wars:Outer Realm with my son. We both love the game, but it's one of the few longer games he gets excited to play, and it's a fantastic bonding opportunity.

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  5. Participating in so many Kickstarter campaigns. Hope that gamefound takes some good steps into a great realm

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  6. Best Gaming Experience: Carcassonne! Love how funny it can get =)

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  7. Playing a game of Funemployed with family (and our granddaughter’s boyfriend) in our new home.

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  8. Finding an almost new copy of Mechs Vs Minions for $15!! Best gameplay was really getting into Everdell and some of the deeper strategies that can be employed.

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  9. Tainted Grail with a friend of mine. I love the storytelling aspect of AR games. I've got Etherfields but haven't found the time to get it to the table yet. Looking forward to dive into it. From what I've seen ISS Vanguard will have an even more compelling story and I'm very excited for it.

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  10. Rediscovering how much fun solo gaming can be

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  11. Playing kingdom death monster with friends

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  12. I sleeved my first game (It's a Wonderfull World)

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  13. I played through the full lovely Rise of Queensdale campaign with my wife back in the early part of the pandemic. It was great having something where we could lightly compete on building better in that dark time of lockdown.

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  14. Playing Clank! Legacy with my wife was my favorite moment of the year. It was also the best Legacy Experience I have had.

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  15. My best gaming experience of 2020 was definitely playing games over Thanksgiving with my niece and nephew. I had not seen them in months, and I was very lucky to get to spend a full week with them. I took two full bags of games and played through about half of them!

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  16. Wrapping my head around Root and playing with friends in different faction combinations

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  17. Escape the Dark Castle, I had a group of people I met when I was working in Las Vegas last year. We had a great time playing Escape the Dark Castle before the lockdown hit and I had to go back home. I had a great time and miss my friends.

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  18. My best experience was spending quarantine time with my fiance and playing through Pandemic Legacy 0.

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  19. My best gaming experience of the year was our yearly Pandemic Cthulhu game at Thanksgiving.

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  20. Best playing experience was a full game of City of the Big Shoulders with my SO...

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  21. My shelf of shame is overflowing and my gaming experiences have been casual stuff with the family rather than my usual Big games. So I guess I'd say Isle of Cats with my wife and daughter. A fun game that's easy to learn but has lots of layers of complexity.

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  22. My best gaming experience had to be getting a proper in-person board game session in, when restrictions relaxed a little in the UK, with my 3 friends. Just spending the day playing some simpler light-hearted board games. Quacks of Quedlinburg specifically, being silly with over the top "stirrrrrrrrs" in the final round. It lifted spirits a lot.

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  23. My best playing experience this year was probably the first scenario of Zombicide invader with my sons. Teamwork, fun, and bonding...

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  24. 7th Continent, everything seems fine...then wife goes into labor...

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  25. Breaking out solo variants on games I own.

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  26. Nemesis. So thematic and plays magnificently at all player counts. The play experience was made even better with the expansion.

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  27. My best moment was in July finally getting together with friends after the first lockdown to play again. We sat down and learned Barrage, as a friend got it months prior and couldn't play it with our group. I lost horribly but it was so good to be at the table again and the game itself is a thing of beauty👌

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  28. We finished our Betrayal Legacy game in 2020 which was pretty fun. Also, we finished Pandemic Season 1 this year. Despite 2020 being a rough year we did have some really good gaming experiences :).

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  29. I loved nemesis. I think this would be another in the must play regularly list.

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  30. I love heavier games, but playing light games like For Sale with my nephew has been a blast since it's so fun to see him enjoying the hobby.

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  31. 2020 was the year where I played every AEG At Noon game of Tiny Towns, Space Base, Santa Monica, and Cat Lady online. A nice and fun break to the loss of FLGS boardgaming last year.

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  32. Meeple Circus. Fell in love with it so much, I kickstarted the giant version.

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  33. My favorite gaming memory of 2020 is still being able to play with my friends virtually via online platforms such as Boardgamearena, Yucata, and Tabletop Simulator.

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  34. It's been thin on the ground in 2021, probably some solo kingdom death monster for me, the first time I put down a level 3 phoenic

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  35. Playing Vampire: Heritage for the first time with a small group. Getting something from Kickstarter to the table for the first time in who-knows-how-long, again.

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  36. My best gaming experience in 2020 was High Frontier 4 All. I realized that when I was incredibly focused on building my next mission during my downtime.

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  37. I finally discovered 'Too Many Bones' in 2020 and would say that was my best gaming experience.

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  38. My greatest gaming experience of 2020 has got to be playing Nemesis for the first time and surviving the intruders to win the game. Unfortunately my partner was not so lucky. Better luck next time. haha

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  39. Probably Battlestar galactica to date!

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  40. Jackbox Party Games via Discord streaming -- we might not be able to meet in person, but we can still get up to some raucous fun that way. :)

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  41. My best gaming experience of 2020 was definitely attending Airecon in March. Little did I know it would be the last Games convention of 2020. with the entire UK going into Lockdown the week after it finished

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  42. may it be.. Nemesis, yes, Nemesis for sure

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  43. Playing Zombicide Black Plague with my son and nephews...

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  44. My best experience was teaching how to play Robinson Crusoe durin BGG@Home

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  45. Gloomhaven jaws of the lion has been fantastic!

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  46. I got Root towards the end of the year and I've absolutely fallen in love with it! Also made great progress in our Gloomhaven campaign.

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  47. Finally playing my first game of 1989, coincidentally the first game I've ever played over email using VASSAL. It has been a blast to finally try this gem with a human opponent.

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  48. My best gaming experience was playing a game I helped to design (still not available for purchase) but tons of fun.

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  49. My favorite gaming experience last year would probably be a tie between my two victories in Dune and playing several 4-player games of War Chest back to back. Also all of the hours spent gaming with my wife were amazing, but it's hard to pick out a single moment from that.

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  50. Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion. I played with my brother, best friend, and wife. The rollout of the game was so smooth, and It was a great way to introduce the uninitiated to the game!

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  51. The King's Dilemma pre-Covid was practically Game of Thrones with shifting alliances and past grievances

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  52. Nemesis with my friends has been a truly funny, action packed, thrilling experience! Best of 2020

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  53. My best experience was barely eking out a win in Colt Express by getting the bonus for shooting the most others. Sometimes a light game is needed to offset the heaviness of everything that is going on in the world.

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  54. A game of Terraforming Mars with my brother, who had traveled a few thousand kilometers. It was also just before the pandemic started.

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  55. My 4-year daughter beat her mom and myself in Camel Up... several times. Blissful moments of fair victory. She's keeping her streak for now, but we shall see what the new year will bring. By the time Vanguard will come out, she will be ready! :D

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  56. It was ti discover that my game group Is still unite even if with Covid-19 we weren't able to meet as we Wish. Se keep in touch with social and phone and also were able to play at least one game remoteli ... Hope to meet again sono.

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  57. My wife and I played through ther entire campaign of Pandemic Legacy Season 2. It was a great legacy game and it was a satisfying adventure for us to undertake together while cooped up in our home.

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  58. Started year still playing Terraforming Mars and ended it learning Beyond the Sun, so I'd say those 2 are our "plays of the year."

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  59. My brother and I played a bunch of Crimson Company. Great little card game. Always fun to play

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  60. Jaws of the Lion is great but my best experience might be playing Zombie Kidz Evolution with my son!

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  61. My best gaming experience of the year was starting a playthrough of Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle with friends new to gaming. Our campaign is on pause due to the pandemic but we're looking forward to continuing once it is safe to meet and game in person again.

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  62. My best gaming experience of last year would be playing The Crew with friends and family in the brief window of time that we could do that (due to restrictions on get-togethers). We had a blast with it!

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  63. my best gaming experience of 2020 is playing Small World with my regular gaming group online. For most of them that was their first foray into online board gaming and it was great to be together virtually.

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  64. Forgotten waters. The app makes it easy to play with friends remotely

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  65. The King's Dilemma pre-Covid was basically Game of Thrones with shifting alliances and acting upon previous grievances. It had amazing moments from the player interaction.

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  66. My best gaming memory of the year was discovering tabletop simulator so gaming could still happen in pandemic lockdowns.

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  67. I have backed quite a few campaigns on Kickstarter myself. This one looks very interesting.

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  68. Gloomhaven. Although it took us some time to obtain it, once we had it, it's been amazing!

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  69. My best gaming experience was diving in to solo gaming via PnP games. I was not a big solo gamer prior, although I dabbled a bit. My personal favorite was Maquis, a fantastic game by Jake Staines.

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  70. My wife learning, teaching me, then playing one of the hardest board games I owe on my birthday.

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  71. My best gaming experience was starting a D&D campaign with my kids. It's my first time DM'ing and their first time playing, but we've all had a blast so far.

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  72. Best experience? Probably playing through Aeon's End: The New Age campaign with my wife. That game is consistently entertaining. But lots of games of Forbidden Island with my daughter is a close second.

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  73. My best gaming experience was playing through the legacy game The Rise of Queensdale with 3 friends. I came in second, but really enjoyed the gameplay!

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  74. My wife learning, teaching me, then playing one of the hardest board games I owe on my birthday.

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  75. I am very interested in ISS Vanguard. I have and love Tainted Grail and really want to try this out!

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  76. My best board game gaming experience was playing the digital version of Gloomhaven for the first time. Wasn't sure I'd ever play the board version due to the price, so it was a thrill to get to play it all.

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  77. Close scrapes are always memorable. In Star Realms I was getting behind and my wife had me down to 1 authority. She probably had about 20 left, but then a good hand came out giving me some more authority. She drew a mediocre hand next and I was able to come back next turn for the win!

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  78. Playing and completing Etherfields wave 1 ♥️

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  79. Who HAD a gaming experience in 2020? :) I've enjoyed a LOT of solo plays of Marvel Legendary! I did get to play one new game with my family called Paleo and we've enjoyed it.

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  80. Playing and completing Etherfields wave 1.Absolutely in love

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  81. Best games were teaching my kids to play RPGs via D&D, Marvel Super-Heroes, and Gamma World (yeah, we're an old-school gamer home).

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  82. Introduced my kids to roleplaying finally (though we're old school so it was Marvel Super-Heroes and Gamma World to ease them into more recent games).

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  83. Clank Legacy was the highlight for me!

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  84. Finishing the complete Downwood Tales expansion for Mice and Mystics with my family.

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  85. 2020, having more time to try a lot of games from my shelf of shame :)
    Almost done it, but when you receice so many ks deliveries, hard to do lol

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  86. Not really much for gaming with Covid, so digital versions and preaparing to play later.

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  87. Best gaming moment? Family receiving dice in their stockings and agreeing to play some TTRPG!

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  88. Playing online with cousins I couldn't visit

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  89. My best gaming experience in 2020: Continuing our Gloomhaven campaign with two friends and my daughter on saturday afternoons (stretching into evenings, depending on the scenario), finishing off with one or two rounds of some small "nightcap" game and some nachos con queso afterwards - until the pandemic broke it.
    To be continued somewhere in the future. Gloomhaven is still waiting...

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  90. Sadly I did not get to game much in 2020. However I expanded my collection and pimped out Flashpoint so much that it is a joy just to see it on the table now.

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  91. Playing pandemic for the first time!

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  92. Specific-game-wise, my best experience was probably Forgotten Waters for how engaging the story aspect was.

    In general though, my best experience was connecting with friends online to play board games over Tabletop Simulator

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  93. My best gaming experience of 2020 was (and still is) my ongoing Gloomhaven campaign with my wife and two friends. When the pandemic made in-person gaming unsafe, we transitioned to an online game where once a week we virtually meet up and through a mash of Tabletop Simulator and Discord make it work. Half of the session is just banter and chatting, but that bit of sanity has been very important this year!

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  94. Probably the best experience of the year was finishing Pandemic Legacy Season 1 with my wife. What a fantastic time we had!

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  95. Too Many Bones. Since it’s hit the table, it been a challenge to get it off.

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  96. Since the pandemic, I've been unable to meet with my regular gaming group. So my best game moments of 2020 was being able to introduce my new wife to the world of board games!

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  97. Having time to play Deep Space D6! and playing Pandemic Hot Zone for quick fun

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  98. My group finding Board Game arena. We were able to play a couple of times. Beating one of our over confident friends at not alone was the icing.

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  99. It's hard to say which gaming experience was the best for me last year. We weren't able to boad game as much as we normally could as a family which sucks, but this last year socializing to any extent got cut back. I will say that every one of us the few times my family and I were able to play games, are all my favorite gaming experiences! My family is my game group first and foremost, and I enjoy any time I can spend witgh them.

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  100. My best experience was finally playing Arkham Horror the card game. Great solo game during covid.

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  101. Terraforming Mars! It was amazing!!

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  102. Nemesis! The most thematic game!!!

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  103. My best gaming experience of the year was with Imperial assault, still !

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  104. Playing Escape Tales The Awakening with my Family

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  105. Playing Escape Tales The Awakening with my Family

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  106. We live in a historic district, circa 1918, one of the few places with city blocks, we usually getting 700-800 kids at Halloween, we passed this year sadly, a 42 year event, sadly...
    Spent the night in the world of Universal Horrors: The Studio’s Classic Films, 1931–1946, playing Horrified with wife, between pressured cooked cornbread, cheesecake, slow cooker chili, the annual feast.

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  107. This year has seen a lot of games, but I was able to start Betrayal Legacy and bond with family over it, so that is up there as a favorite.

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  108. For now it has to be Pandemic, as it was the main one I played over 2020.
    I have Tainted Grail in the queue to try out but haven't gotten to it yet :)

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  109. Spending the first month of lockdown running through part of my shelf of shame in alphabetical order playing a new game each day (mostly by myself mind you) - Artemis Project, Black Orchestra, Coloma, Dire Wild, Egizia, Factory Funner, Giga-Robo, Helionox, Ironclad, ......

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  110. Just getting to play at all was honestly the best experience, only got to have 1 session since March...

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  111. Lending out games for others to play.

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  112. My friends and I play Old School Dungeons and Dragons using Discord. It's quite amazing how fun the minds-eye imagination can be! Our next step is to find a good platform for playing boardgames online

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  113. I got the elusive kamikaze in Cabo without even knowing what my forth card was! I had two 12s and a 13, and lo and behold, my forth unrevealed card was a 13! I won the game that round stealing victory from my 8 year old son who didn't even care that he lost he was just in awe of what just happened.

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  114. My best experience in boardgames was playing online with friends! I hadn't before and didn't expect much of it, but found it to be a great way of keeping in touch.
    I advice to play online with people you know already, and use visual and sounds (be it webcam or What's app cam): it add's so much to the fun!

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  115. Playing Forgotten Waters with my game group was my best experience

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  116. My favorite moment was receiving Betrayal Legacy for my birthday and my brother (who never plays board games) enjoying it so much we played four rounds in a row!

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  117. The 50 Game Bracket Battle of BattleCON and the expansions during Spring Lockdown

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  118. Best Gaming experience of 2020 was playing on Zoom with friends. Also, loved all the board games acquired during the holidays.

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  119. Before the quarantine craze we got together with like 20 friends to play boardgames for a whole week in the countryside. I hope we can repeat it this year!
    to name a single game, I've bought Inis and we've played a few, and we've enjoyed it so much I even bought the expansion!

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  120. Discovering 'Terraforming Mars' and despite the inial learning curve that almist scared me off, we persisted and found an amazing game - with many repeat plays so far.

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  121. Finishing all 10 mysteries in SHERLOCK HOLMES CONSULTING DETECTIVE - BAKER STREET IRREGULARS felt really good. Kudos to Space Cowboys and designer Dave Neale for a great mystery experience!

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  122. My best gaming moment would be finishing Pandemic Legacy Season 2 after playing for 2 actual years. Yay!

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  123. Finally winning an Eldritch Horror scenario after trying countless times! It made finally winning much more satisfying.

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  124. Before restrictions were invoked again, having a chance to play multiple board games like Pandemic and Mansions of Madness with my brother-in-law on my first camping trip in 20 years.

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  125. Etherfields finally arriving. such an amazing game.

    Jordan Dyksley

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  126. My best gaming experience in 2020 was during a game of Batman: Gotham City Chronicles! I was playing as the villain and my boyfriend and 2 friends were playing the heroes. This was really a big comeback for me as a gamer in terms of showing good sportsmanship. The last time we had played a game where I was the "one," I am sad to say that I was not a good sport and I pouted and was bitter when I was barely able to hinder the other players at all. This time around, I took the position of "I am here to make sure the other players have a good challenge, but ultimately I am here for them to have fun. Even if things don't go my way, I can have fun too by just enjoying the ride." The mindset was huge and made for such a great game (and other Batman scenarios that followed). We all had a great time and I had a great time even though my villains and henchmen were crushed. I am really proud of my growth as a gamer and a person, and board games are what helped me achieve that success!

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  127. Discovering Patchwork with my wife and Pass The Pigs with my son

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  128. Rolling out the heavier euros has been the best part of a low distraction situation-- it's so much easier to focus on complex rules. Nothing feels quite as satisfying as plowing through a catalog of Lacerda games and then laying into a heavier thematic game like Nemesis, it draws out more of the intircate gameplay and contrasts the greater emphasis on theme to the more stark euro games.

    Oh, and it is only fair that I mention that I have never played solo games before given that I consider gaming a social experience, but the pandemic has caused me to reconsider. I will likely not become a "solo gamer", but I have gained an appreciation for solo gaming that I likely would not have known otherwise.

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  129. My best gaming moment of 2020 was when my girlfriend pushed ****** into a ****** towards the end of Clank Legacy. It was an epic moment in a truly epic legacy game.

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  130. Just One may not be a "board" game but it certainly was funny.

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  131. My best experience was with Lorenzo il Magnifico! I bought the game and its expansion in the spring. Despite a rather stressful time with the pandemic, we played it over a dozen times. When playing, all other worries seemed to melt away, and we could just have fun with engine building and combos. Thanks for the contest!

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  132. I think my best memories are just playing with my two sons whether it be a small quick game or a longer game. It is time well spent.

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  133. I just started painting my Star Wars Legion mini's and can't wait to play my first battle

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  134. Spent one afternoon taking many turns on several games on BGA and Yucata with friends while we chatted on Zoom. Everyday should be like that.

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  135. It's usually a long shot that I get to play board games with family at Christmas. Since they come from out of town they often have other commitments they run back and forth to in order to see everyone for the holiday. But this year everything was last minute and everyone had more time than normal. So of course I took the opportunity to bring a whole load of board games by for everyone to enjoy. It was actually the most board gaming I got done with family during the Christmas holidays that I can remember.

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  136. Nemesis :P Since played for new year :D

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  137. Without a doubt Rococo Deluxe edition was my favorite play of 2020. I know it's an old game but it was "new to me" and I love the E-G edition!!

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  138. My best gaming experience was playing Star Trek Ascendency with friends over Tabletop Simulator.

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  139. Finally getting Nemesis to the table was definitely a highlight, but it might tie with teaching my daughter Grimdark Future by One Page Rules.

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  140. My best gaming moment of 2020 was a very close game of Carcassonne with my wife. She beat me by 5 points.

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  141. Getting my son into some heavier games was the best part of my year. We played Battleball and some Choose Your Own Adventure style games.

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  142. My wife and I were blessed with our second child last year. During the month after it was hard for us to find time between the newborn and toddler to play any games. We had recieved a couple kickstarters and other exciting games we couldn't play. That first time we got enough time to play and started the Rise of the Red Skull Marvel Champions expansion was AMAZING.

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  143. I've really been enjoying playing through Rise if Fenris with my son. He's a high school junior, and I'm treasuring this time before he heads to college.

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  144. Playing with foreigners, now that people have discovered the simulators.

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  145. I loved playing with my family when we were still able to see them.

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  146. My best gaming moment of 2020 was the one game day I got to do with friends. All the rest were canceled.

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  147. My best experience was playing Spirit Island. It was a birthday present gamble that I bought on a whim and I never looked back

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  148. My best experience was playing Gloomhaven Jaws of the Lion with my wife. I played the original Gloomhaven with a gaming group, so I was very familiar with the mechanisms, but seeing my wife fall in love with Gloomhaven was a very pleasant surprise. She loved it so much that we played through the complete campaign again with the two characters we didn't use the first time!

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  149. Playing the Crew with the family was one of my most fun gaming experiences ever, not just of 2020. And a Christmas full of board games was also excellent.

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  150. Trying new games out with my kids were my favorite experiences gaming. Seeing them fall in love with different games, and just having different games out on the table experimenting with them in new ways.

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  151. Crokinole for dexterity, Arena the Contest for dungeon crawlers, and Escape the Dark Sector for dice games.

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  152. Playing with my family during quarantine was great!

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  153. Thanks guys....this looks really cool!

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  154. My best gaming experience last year was during summer when I was home from the pandemic and I had hours to myself playing C&C Red Alert at home left alone.

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  155. Best - probably Five Minute Mystery with the family.
    Solo - Terraforming Mars will get the nod

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  156. Doing Clank Legacy in about 2.5 weeks. Solid fun. Wife beat me by 5 points... Good fun.

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  157. Quarantine this year meant I could spend more time with my son. We played a lot of board games together. One of my best times this year was prior to lock down taking my son to a board game café called The Boardroom in Winooski, VT and playing some Star Wars Risk.

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  158. My best gaming experience was playing Burgle Bros. with my daughters. They really got into the theme, and were doing action by action commentary and humming Mission Impossible while playing. We've lost every game so far, but have come soo close...

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  159. Getting together with friends for the first time after not seeing them most of the year. Played a few games (Paris, Tokinado) and just enjoyed being social.

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  160. I'd have to say that playing Nemesis with my game group. The tension was high throughout, a lot of laughs and we STILL talk about how I fought valiantly with one of the other players to make it to the escape pods, then ditching him once there haha Great times.

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  161. Playing games with the family while starting home had kept us engaged and provide fun distractions. Playing Imperial Assault solo was also fun.

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  162. Exploring online gaming has been fun, since our game group went fully virtual, and I've gotten involved in competitive play on BGA.

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  163. last year my best experience was when i finally met my group of friends and we played concordia, anachrony and nemesis... we had fun, lot of laughs and some chat... my favorite game night

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  164. Boardgamearena has been the best experience of 2020 for our group. The only way we've been able to play during the 2020 pandemic

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  165. Playing games (and drinking beers) with family every day over Christmas vacation!

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  166. Playing Pandemic Legacy Season 1 finally!

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  167. Very early in the year, playing cosmic encounter with my wife and kids in a boardgame cafe. Little brats teamed up to get joint victory over the olds...

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  168. My best moments were playing Clank! Legacy! Too bad Covid happened and we never got to finish. I'm looking forward to all the games such as this one, that I'll be playing in masses, once F2F gaming is a safe thing again.

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  169. I actually got to go one convention in 2020, so my best gaming in 2020 was Winter Fantasy.

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  170. I own a lot of big box games but my tiny games took 2020. I Incan gold, fun employed, Quatro. I got to share them with people who weren't really into boardgames and get them interested and involved. Having people react positively to the hobby made my 2020 bareable.

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  171. Beginning to play more complicated games with my son.

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  172. Friends came over and played Cthulhu Wars and A Feast for Odin. Full day of gaming and I loved it! Nice safe break from the quarantine.

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  173. Scythe has been my favorite experience. I've only played it once multiplayer but the Solo play is incredible! It was the first game I ever painted minis for, the first game I bought deluxe components for, and the first time I have ever had to buy the "big box" to fit all of the expansions! I'm still working my way through the Rise of Fenris expansion, but wow! The giddiness and excitement of opening up a new box has been absolutely thrilling!!

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  174. Got Colt Express at a garage sale and had a blast playing it with my kids.

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  175. Gaming with my son. He likes DnD types games ok, but he's really into futurism and sci-fi (think Shadowrun or Cyberpunk). Though my favorite gaming moment with him was playing Star Wars Imperial Assault and him constantly taking his Bothan sniper up to make point blank head shots on stormtroopers. Cracked me up every time.

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  176. Finding familiar games to play online, so I stayed in touch with friends.

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  177. My best gaming experience of 2020 was probably setting up some family game nights. It was fun to introduce my kids to some more games.

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  178. I have a couple os surprises from the year 2020,both new games as well as old games.
    For the new games i really love playing Dwelling of Eldervale, Tidal Blades and Valor and Villainy and for the old ones i got trading some games of i had that did liked, i played Lords of Waterdeep and Champions of Midgard...DAAMN....ALL OF THIS GAMES WHERE AWESOME

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  179. The best gaming experience in 2020 has got to be being able to play through ALL my game collection (about 300 different games). There are a lot of great games out there...as well as a few crummy ones that I own, but I made it through them all. This included playing about 40 games of Gloomhaven making a good dent through that campaign. Keyflower remains my #1 game of all time.

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  180. Gaming on TTS and making new friends from all around the world.

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  181. My best gaming experience of 2020 was completing Gloomhaven (with Forgotten Circles) with my group. We had been playing the campaign for nearly 2.5 years and the final scenario took us 3 attempts.

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  182. For me, Dwelling of Eldervale won 2020 and everything before as it dethroned Gloomhaven as my all time #1 game. Mind you, possibly this is also due to not having played GH in over a year but no other games even came close to be considered a #1 for me till DoE.

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  183. Really enjoyed cracking open Dreadball with my son this year

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  184. My wife requesting that I buy Everdell without ever playing it.
    Since played it love it! She can't wait to play it again.

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  185. I didn't get any face to face gaming time this year because of covid, but I got a good session of the Dresden Files card game online with a friend I haven't been able to hang out with in a while and even won one of the times we played. Which is surprising since it's so damned hard.

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  186. Getting to play Gloomhaven Jaws of the Lion with my friends

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  187. My best gaming moment of this last year was finally getting Dinosaur Island and the expansion. It's just such a good game!

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  188. Although playing Tapestry seems to be the best moment for me, actually playing Dixit with my 5yo for the first time and being astounded by how clever he can be with coming up with terms. ^^

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  189. Still playing a personalized version of Command and Conqeuor.

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  190. I know it will heard weird to many of you , but my best board game for 2020 was Warhammer Quest 1990 edition .

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  191. Teaching my mom to play Patchwork and her loving it.

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  192. Playing Pathfinder Adventure Card Game with my wife, especially good because my game group has not met since March.

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  193. Playing Pathfinder Adventure Card Game with my wife, especially good because my game group has not met since March.

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  194. Playing Gloomhaven for the first time. It was an amazing fun time. Unfortunately, we didn't get too far before the Pandemic hit.

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  195. I finally got Star Wars Rebellion to the table after 2 years of it sitting on my shelf. It was everything I hoped it would be!

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