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Beer & Pretzels

Beer & Pretzels Requiem
29th Beer & Pretzels Games Weekend 19/20th May 2018
Beer & Pretzels Map
Autumn Beer & Pretzels 14/15th October 2017 Review
28th Beer & Pretzels Games Weekend 20th & 21st May 2017
Autumn Mini B&P 2016
27th Beer & Pretzels Games Weekend, 21st and 22nd May 2016
Autumn Mini B&P 2015
26th Beer & Pretzels 2015 Review
Beer & Pretzels 2015
Autumn Mini B&P 2014
Beer & Pretzels 2014
Autumn Mini B&P 2013
Beer & Pretzels 2013
Autumn B&P - the free expansion
Autumn B&P 2012
Beer & Pretzels 2012
Beer & Pretzels 2011
Beer & Pretzels 2010

Autumn Beer & Pretzels 14/15th October 2017 Review

The event went pretty smoothly considering the cancellation of the usual venue only a week before – the 3 Queens was not able to re-open in time (though things are looking promising for the near future) but available space at the Bridge Inn and the Brewery Tap at the Heritage Brewery Museum did the job nicely on Saturday and a reduced number of players all fitted into the shop on Sunday. The beer vouchers – issued to make up for the event not being the full Monty and to ensure that money was spent in the pubs helping out – went down very well, although halfway through the afternoon the general manager at the Museum instructed the staff to stop taking them, apparently a 30 year A1 credit rating was not sufficient for Spirit Games to have a tab behind the bar...

The last minute cancellation of bookings at the hotel left us without most of our long distance players, but we still had two from Finland and one from Liverpool. The reduced numbers meant that the proposed Legend of the Five Rings tournament could not reach critical mass, but the Takenoko prizes were hotly contested and the mini-Ticket to Ride saw plenty of use. This last was theoretically also open to the general public, but it was no surprise that the frenzy of interest being whipped up on Social Meeja cut no ice at all with the local populace. Also no surprise was that the most popular game apart from the special promotions was Clank. Otherwise the games ranged from Coup to Cthulhu Wars, with all points in between including new favourites such as Terraforming Mars and old favourites such as Catan.


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