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Pondering the board game Pandemic instead of shopping are, from left, Amelia Koontz, 12; Susan Roscigno; Sam Roscigno, 10; and Rosemary Koontz, 9. They took part yesterday in the Columbus Area Boardgaming Society's annual After Turkey Day game festival in Worthington.

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Nov 28, 2009
 
Now why didn't I hear about this before? Living in Columbus these past ten years meant giving up a long-standing family tradition of clearing off the table and breaking out the Uno cards. Now I have a small collection of such classics as Othello, Stratego, and Parcheesi and having nobody to play with.
Robert Bucey

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Nov 28, 2009
 
Way beyond cool.
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Nov 28, 2009
 
Love, love, love the After Turkey Day Game Fest, and it is definitely something I miss about living in Columbus.
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Nov 28, 2009
 
AngelBear_OH wrote:
Now why didn't I hear about this before? Living in Columbus these past ten years meant giving up a long-standing family tradition of clearing off the table and breaking out the Uno cards. Now I have a small collection of such classics as Othello, Stratego, and Parcheesi and having nobody to play with.
I, too, have a closet full of board games but now since my son is off to college I have no one to play them with. Trivial Pursuit (3 different ones!), Monopoly, Life, etc.
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Nov 29, 2009
 
AngelBear_OH wrote:
Now why didn't I hear about this before? Living in Columbus these past ten years meant giving up a long-standing family tradition of clearing off the table and breaking out the Uno cards. Now I have a small collection of such classics as Othello, Stratego, and Parcheesi and having nobody to play with.
We do this weekly ... Check out the website ... You are welcomed to come and game with us !!!
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Nov 29, 2009
 
really
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Nov 29, 2009
 
1: "such classics as Othello, Stratego, and Parcheesi "

5: "Trivial Pursuit (3 different ones!), Monopoly, Life,"

6: "We do this weekly ... Check out the website ... You are welcomed to come and game with us !!!"

With much cooler games, too :D
No games where people are getting knocked out (like Monopoly or Risk) and someone gets stuck looking for something to do while everyone else finishes the game...
George Sauer III

Columbus, OH

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Nov 30, 2009
 
We have a meeting usually once a week and the average attendance this year for our meetings is over 130 !!!

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