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Origins Update from anyone who attended


By sloef - Posted on 03 July 2010

Any new games that make the have to buy list?

Anything new and different?

Sorry for the earlier title with Gencon - I was planning my Gencon trip and was wondering what everyone saw at Origins while I posted this

 

 

 

 

 

 

sconway's picture

The latest episode covers our escapades at Origins. Did you mean to ask about it instead of GenCon?

Assuming you did, I bought a copy of Wok Star (listen for thr Gabob interview) and I'm pre-ordering my copy of Founding Fathers.

I really like their other games

 

sconway's picture

Yes, indeed. With Jason Matthews' track record, I have a lot of trust in their designs sight unseen.

homeIslander's picture

The bit on Founding Fathers pushed it onto my buy list. I wonder if it will show up at FLGSs any time soon?

scooterb23's picture

I have to say that there weren't a ton of new new games I really got excited by at Origins this year. Founding Fathers does look interesting, I hope to play it soon.  Fresco was fine, but didn't really excite me all that much.  Tammany Hall by Stratamax looked great, but I never got a chance to play it.  I know I saw a lot of other good new games, but the names escape me right now.

I like Bisikle a lot, I'm a sucker for dexterity games, and I have another soft soft for bicycle themed games...so this was a no-brainer for me.  I'm also very excited by the Roadsterz expansion, the cars with built in jump ramps are a riot.  And the price is INCREDIBLE for what you get, and the quality of the stuff in the box.  I may get rid of my Pitchcar set at this point.

The majority of the games I bought (and I did buy a lot!) were from the auction.  An absolutely wonderful place full of insane deals (unpunched Vasco de Gama for $19...yes please!!)

I really need to get my games to the table.  

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