Monday, 22 May 2017

Winning and losing

Our topic this week is all about winning and losing. I play board games a lot, and I often don't win. Not because I'm not good at them, quite the contrary. I often lose games in my current group because it is perceived that I am better at board games than the other people I play with and so if there is a toss up about who should be given the bad card it will almost always come to me even if i'm already losing.

I hate being ganged up on for no reason, but I don't mind taking hits in this way because I don't really mind if I win or loss. I have played with people in the past who become horrible people if they think they are losing and it can ruin a good game. I would not want to be that person.

So over to you... How do you feel about winning and losing board game?

Hope you enjoy the board game chat :0)

Some of your Winning and Losing questions will include:
  • How much does your game group care about who wins and who loses? 
  • What would you say your average win/lose ratio is for board games? 
  • Have you ever lost any components for a game? Did you get replacments? 
  • How do you deal with bad losers when playing board games? 
  • Are there some board games you win more often than loss? Why is that?

If you have a question you would like me to ask the board game community, drop me a tweet  @BoardGameHour before we start and I'll see if I can add it in :0) 

Come and join in our chat

#BoardGameHour is simply an hour long twitter chat all about board games (tabletop games). To join in all you have to do is be on twitter and add #BoardGameHour to your tweets so everyone can see what you are saying :0)

#BoardGameHour Start Time
Monday 11am PST - USA west coast time
Monday 2pm EST - USA east coast time
Monday 7pm GMT - UK time
Monday 8pm CET - Germany
Tuesday 3am AWST - Western Australia
Tue 5am AEST - Eastern Australia

Making it easier to take part in!

I generally used to use Nurph to host (providing its working) but every now and then it goes down and causes problems.

If this happens, I recommend using or or Tweet Deck or Hootsuite to follow the hashtag chat. Of course you can just use twitter but sometimes the amount of #boardgamehour tweets can be challenging to keep up with.

Hope you can make it!

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