2019 Gaming Challenges

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R Newell

2019 Gaming Challenges
« on: January 02, 2019, 12:12:29 PM »
The annual tradition of posting and tracking your gaming challenges for the year continues!

Post what you hope to accomplish when it comes to gaming in 2019 and keep everyone (and yourself) up to date on how you are doing!

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R Newell

Re: 2019 Gaming Challenges
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2019, 12:16:14 PM »
Own 10 games or less that I used to play but which have been collecting dust for at least a year.

Below are games in my collection that I've played, but not since prior to January 2018.  Play 'em or dump 'em.

2012 - Hornet Leader: Carrier Air Operations
2013 - The Resistance
2015 - Blokus Duo
2015 - Dune
2015 - Hannibal: Rome Vs. Carthage
2015 - Star Wars: Queen's Gambit
2016 - Arkham Horror
2016 - Eclipse
2016 - Imperial
2016 - Merchants & Marauders
2016 - Nexus Ops
2016 - Runewars
2017 - 1775: Rebellion
2017 - A Game of Thrones
2017 - Argent: The Consortium
2017 - Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn
2017 - Boss Monster
2017 - Clash of Cultures
2017 - Condottiere
2017 - Cosmic Encounter
2017 - Court of the Medici
2017 - Dominant Species
2017 - Earth Reborn
2017 - Firefly
2017 - Hyperborea
2017 - Indonesia
2017 - Ingenious
2017 - Jambo
2017 - Labyrinth: The War on Terror, 2001 - ?
2017 - Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation
2017 - Lords of Scotland
2017 - Mage Knight
2017 - Pandemic
2017 - Psycho Raiders
2017 - Ra
2017 - Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island
2017 - Space Cadets: Away Missions
2017 - Space Hulk: Death Angel
2017 - Star Wars: The Card Game
2017 - Summoner Wars
2017 - Twilight Struggle
2017 - War of the Ring

7 Wonders: Duel (played)
Cave Evil (played)
Yomi (played)

Original tally: 45
Current tally: 43



Own 10 games or less that I've never played.

Below are games in my collection that I've never played.  Play 'em or dump 'em.

Back to the Future: An Adventure Through Time
Backgammon
Battle for Souls
Duel of Ages II
Dungeon Degenerates: Hand of Doom
Exploding Kittens
The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen
FREAKFACE!!!
Gunslinger
Haggis
Incursion
Magic Realm
Pandemic Legacy: Season 2
Scotland Yard
Sea Evil
Struggle of Empires
Tichu
Wrasslin'

The 7th Continent (played)
The Mind (played)
Shoot-Out (played)

Original tally: 19
Current tally: 18



Play at least 12 sessions of Pandemic Legacy.

Count: 3



Play at least 12 sessions of Gloomhaven.

Count: 6
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Re: 2019 Gaming Challenges
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2019, 01:27:55 PM »
My collection is a bit bigger than before and I'm playing games a little bit less, so I'm lowering some of my goals this year.

1) 10x5 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 Half Your Collection Challenge - you log one play of at least half of the games in your collection by the end of the year.

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 2019 that you hadn't played before.

2019: Updated Feb 19th

1) Play 15 Games 5 Times:
1. Red 7  :d6-5 :d6-5 :d6-5 :d6-2 :1:
2. Dead Man's Draw :d6-5 :d6-3 :1:
3. Ganz Schon Clever  :d6-5 :d6-1 :1:
4. Startups :d6-5 :d6-1 :1:
5. Tokaido :d6-5 :1:
6. 7 Wonders :d6-4
7. Can't Stop  :d6-4
8. Burger Up :d6-3
9. Crusaders  :d6-2
10. Orleans :d6-2
11. Takenoko :d6-2
12. Codenames Pictures :d6-2
13. Time Stories :d6-1
14. GKR :d6-1
15. Lords of Hellas :d6-1

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. (8)
- Pandante
- Mechs Vs Minions (Campaign)
- Tao Long
- Champions of Hara
- Boufbowl
- Chronicles of Crime
- Crusaders: Thy Will Be Done
- Flick em Up: Dead of Winter

New Games received or bought this year that are not yet played. (0)

3) Play 50% Your Collection Challenge 
(12%)

4) Play 365 games this Year & Other Stats
- Games played: 93
- Hours played: 98
- Unique Games played: 39
- Owned vs unowned plays: 70% Owned, 30% Unowned.

5) New Games to Me 2019
Total: 12
: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: 2019 Gaming Challenges
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2019, 01:45:11 PM »
I’m doing a bunch of challenges this year. Hopefully I’ll have time tonight to get them posted here.

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Re: 2019 Gaming Challenges
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2019, 10:39:16 AM »
I swore I wasn't going to do a 10x10 this year because all of my other challenges are more diversity-based...

Hardcore 10X10 -- 21% Complete (BGG link)
01   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0: The Rise of Queensdale
02   :1: :0: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0: The Castles of Burgundy
03   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0: Terraforming Mars
04   :1: :1: :1: :1: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0: Scythe:The Rise of Fenris
05   :1: :1: :1: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0: KeyForge

06   :1: :1: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0: Kingdom Builder
07   :1: :0: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0: Pandemic: Fall of Rome
08   :1: :1: :1: :1: :1:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0: Azul:Stained Glass of Sintra
09   :1: :1: :1: :1: :1:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0: Battle Sheep
10   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0: Teotihuacan

Normal 10X10 - 11% Complete
01  :1: :1: :1: :1: :1:   :1: :1: :0: :0: :0: Ticket To Ride: New York
02  :1: :1: :1: :1: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0: Wingspan
03  :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:   :0: :0: :0: :0: :0:
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300X1 Challenge:
Play 300 unique titles in 2019
January Total: 29 (New to me: 5) Plays:Link

12X12 Themed Challenge
Play 12 themes 12 times; once for every month of 2019.
Themes:
01. Power of the Word: games featuring words or books
02. Zealous Zoologist: games featuring animals
03. Die Another Day: games Featuring dice
04. Daring Adventurer: games to explore new lands
05. Award Winning Awesomeness: games that won or were nominated for an award
06. Around the World in 80 Days: games featuring travel or places around the world
07. One For All: co-op games
08. All For One: solo games
09. Architectural Wonders: games with buildings
10. Networking Nexus: games with maps, grids, or linked networks
11. Tiles Galore: games with tiles
12. Some Like it Hot: games from the BGG Top 100, BGG Hotness List or releases in 2019
Alt. Fill 'er Up!: gillers or games under 30 minutes


February Tally: 0/12
01. Power of the Word:
02. Zealous Zoologist:
03. Die Another Day:
04. Daring Adventurer:
05. Award Winning Awesomeness:
06. Around the World in 80 Days:
07. One For All:
08. All For One:
09. Architectural Wonders:
10. Networking Nexus:
11. Tiles Galore:
12. Some Like it Hot:
Alt. Fill 'er Up!:

January Tally: 13/12 (completed Jan 15/19)
01. Power of the Word: Hardback
02. Zealous Zoologist: Battle Sheep
03. Die Another Day: Ganz Schon Clever
04. Daring Adventurer: Lewis & Clark
05. Award Winning Awesomeness: Azul
06. Around the World in 80 Days: Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra
07. One For All: The Mind
08. All For One: Sprawlopolis
09. Architectural Wonders: Castles of Burgundy
10. Networking Nexus: Ticket To Ride: New York
11. Tiles Galore: Patchwork
12. Some Like it Hot: Wingspan
Alt. Fill 'er Up!: Onirim
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