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Re: So... Board Games?
« Reply #105 on: August 03, 2014, 02:28:51 PM »
My List:
Arkham Horror
Eldritch Horror
Elder Sign
Mansions of Madness
Betrayal at House on the Hill(personal fav)
Red Dragon Inn
Game of Thrones
Twilight Imperium
Pandemic
Cosmic Encounter
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Re: So... Board Games?
« Reply #106 on: August 28, 2014, 12:09:50 PM »
saw some of the gen-con previews and I'm super hyped for the XCOM board game. It uses a phone app to keep track of rounds and each persons job since each roles gameplay is completely different. Cash and guns 2, Five tribes and abyss also looking pretty good. There seems to be a lot more good board games of licensed properties being produced recently so I have high hopes for the Witcher one and the one based on Black Sails.
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Re: So... Board Games?
« Reply #107 on: December 12, 2014, 09:57:06 PM »
Does anyone sleeve their cards? Thinking about buying some sleeves but not sure what brand to get.

Any recommendations and reasons? I've only had fantasy flight sleeves before and felt it was too spiky on the corners and the cards slide around too much. I'm currently looking at dragon or KMC sleeves.
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Re: So... Board Games?
« Reply #108 on: December 12, 2014, 10:10:21 PM »
Does anyone sleeve their cards? Thinking about buying some sleeves but not sure what brand to get.

Any recommendations and reasons? I've only had fantasy flight sleeves before and felt it was too spiky on the corners and the cards slide around too much. I'm currently looking at dragon or KMC sleeves.
Depends on the game.  If it's a traditional CCG I would always sleeve my cards.  If it's a pre-set card game without randomization or rare individual cards I never do it.  Buying a new boxed game is usually cheaper than sleeving every card within.  My sets of Dominion, Legendary, and the DC Comics Deck-Building game aren't sleeved. 

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Re: So... Board Games?
« Reply #109 on: December 12, 2014, 10:43:32 PM »
I'm thinking about sleeving the entire Mage Knight Board Game, including all expansions. Pretty much every stack has to be randomized once per game, but the base character decks are shuffled maybe 4-9 times a game. The total card count is around 318. Some cards are starting to show a bit of wear, hence why I'd like to start.

The other game I'm looking at to sleeve is Flash Duel, as the game has been played practically once every two weeks for the past 3 years. It's also out of print, unfortunately. Character cards are usually shuffled once per game, but the number cards have really taken a beating and are starting to feel icky. I don't think I want Mage Knight to end up like these cards, and since it's one of my top three games, I foresee playing it for a long time.

What do you use for your CCG cards?
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