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2018 Gaming Challenges
« on: January 12, 2018, 11:29:59 AM »
It's a new year, time to make and break some new goals!  You can check out last year's ideas and results here for those of you still playing along.
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Re: 2018 Gaming Challenges
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2018, 11:36:00 AM »
I'm gonna keep going on my set of goals, they seem to work for me.

1) 15x5 Challenge - play 15 games 5 times in the upcoming year in any order.

2) Un-played Games Challenge - you list all the un-played games that you own and pledge to play them all. 

3) Play Your Collection Challenge - you log one play of every game in your collection by the end of the year. (Haha!)

4) Play the Year - play a number of games equal to the days in a year.

5) New to You Challenge - you pledge to play 30 games in 2018 that you hadn't played before.

2017: Updated Jan 12tht

1) Play 15 Games 5 Times: :1:

1. Dead Man's Draw :d6-2
2. Alchemists :d6-1
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2) Owned but Un-Played Games in my Collection (Total unplayed: 5 to go)
Owned from the previous year(s) but unplayed as of the start of the year. (5)
- Pandante
- King Down
- Krosmaster Quest (Campaign)
- Pandemic Legacy (Campaign)
- Mechs Vs Minions (Campaign)

New Games received or bought this year that are not yet played. (1)
- Myth: Dark Frontier

3) Play Your Collection Challenge 
(1%)

4) Play 365 games this Year & Other Stats
- Games played: 3
- Hours played: 3
- Unique Games played: 2
- Owned vs unowned plays: 100% Owned, 0% Unowned.

5) New Games to Me 2018
Total: 0
:5: = Bought Before Playing (Includes games bought in previous years, trades, catching up on backlog, KS)
:0: = Played not Bought
0   :2cents = Bought After Playing:

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Re: 2018 Gaming Challenges
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2018, 12:00:39 PM »
Some campaigns and Pandante. Not bad. Would the campaigns count as repeat plays towards the 15x5 goal?

(How long was Alchemists?  :lol )
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Re: 2018 Gaming Challenges
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2018, 12:08:18 PM »
Some campaigns and Pandante. Not bad. Would the campaigns count as repeat plays towards the 15x5 goal?

(How long was Alchemists?  :lol )
Yeah, each game of a campaign game is one play. So I think Mechs Vs Minions has 10 levels/games, Pandemic is between 12-24. Can't remember what Krosmaster Quest has...
I think the last game of Alchemists was 3 hours, but I have it in the database as 2, so I either need to change it in the database for all plays, or disregard the discrepancy because of rules relearning.
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Re: 2018 Gaming Challenges
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2018, 05:44:21 PM »
2018 Gaming Challenges

Hardcore 10X10 (BGG link)
01   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0: Charterstone
02   :1: :0: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0: Azul
03   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0: Pandemic Legacy Season 2
04   :1: :1: :1: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0: Codenames: Duet
05   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0: The 7th Continent
06   :1: :1: :1: :1: :1:   :1: :0: :0: :0: :0: NMBR 9
07   :1: :0: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0: Terraforming Mars
08   :1: :0: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0: Orléans Deluxe
09   :1: :0: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0: Ex Libris
10   :1: :0: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0: Concordia
Alt   :1: :1: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0: Barenpark

Normal 10X10 (I'll populate once I have a game with at least 3 or 4 plays)
01 :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:
02 :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:
03 :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:
04 :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:
05 :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:
06 :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:
07 :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:
08 :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:
09 :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:
10 :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:

Diversity Challenge 250X1 (Play 250 unique games. BGG link) Tally: 25/250
January: 24 (new to me: 10)
NMBR 9, Churchill, Burgle Bros, Concordia, Amerigo, Acquire, Ex Libris, 13 Minutes:The Cuban Missile Crisis, Can't Stop, Codenames Duet, Orleans, Murano, Tiny Epic Quest, Watson & Holmes, Terraforming Mars, Pandemic:Rising Tide, Gaia Project, Barenpark, Baseball Highlights 2045, Istanbul:The Dice Game, Yamatai, Scythe, Roll Player, Azul, Majesty:For the Realm

52 Weeks of Themed Gaming (BGG link) Tally: 11/52
1. Set in a country you have never visited
2. With no colours (only black and white)
3. Where the title rhymes with another game title in this list.
4. Based on a book
5. About/in war.Churchill
6. About/in peace (or where you can reach an armistice)
7. That has only 2 players Codenames Duet
8. Where you play a colour other than red/blue/green/yellow Gaia Project (I played orange)
9. Where you can play a robot or android
10. Where the title contains at least 3 letters of your first name (if your first name only has two letters use all of them)
11. That has a portrait of a woman on the box cover. Pandemic: Rising Tide
12. With a man on the box cover
13. Where the main colour of the box is green.
14. Card or dice, based on a board game.Istanbul:The Dice Game
15. Where the box is exactly! as thick as one of your thumbs.
16. From 2018.
17. With or about painting.
18. With a draw bag.
19. Based on a real person.
20. With a colour in the title (even better if it is your favourite colour)
21. That has an alliteration in the title. Burgle Bros
22. A classic game you have never played.
23. You meant to play 2017 but never managed to.
24. Tied to your ancestry.
25. Focused on an animal = PIG
26. With 2 rulebooks.
27. Played outside.
28. From a BGG design competition.
29. With a day of the week in the title, or with a word in the title related to a day of the week
30. Where weather plays an important role.
31. Features another hobby of yours Ex Libris
32. By a designer whose games you have not played before.
33. Has a custom dice. Tiny Epic Quest
34. A role playing game (can be either a game, with strong roleplaying characteristics or an RPG, like D&D etc.)
35. With a pronoun in the title.
36. Has a a double-sided board. Concordia
37. That takes less than or exactly 10 Minutes.
38. Where the lowest score wins.
39. Where you can lose points.
40. With a theme you encounter every day (e.g. cooking)
41. With a witch or a wizard.
42. That involves any aspect of STEAM (Science/Technology/Engineering/Arts/Mathematics).
43. With teams of two or more players.
44. With asymmetrical player powers Scythe
45. Published in the first half of the 20th century
46. Published before 1900.
47. Set in a dystopia.
48. That is beautiful.
49. With an anthropromorphic character.
50. With fabric.
51. You have seen played in a film/series.
52. You love. Azul

Magic Number to Zero (BGG link)
Starting Unplayed Games: 35
    Jan Added: 2
    Jan Played: 5
Remaining: 32
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