house and games

Friday, December 10, 2010

The contractor came on wednesday, yay! It didnt take nearly as long as we all expected because the work he thought he was going to have to do had actually already been done (installing a new header for the load-bearing wall). The guys just ripped out the parts i didnt want and whipped out a wall frame.

remodel_kitchen_wall_removal

Hopefully soon, we will be able to tackle the electrical work – outlets, lights, switches. (By we, i mean boy and his dad.) Then the guys will come back to do a professional drywall job. With the holidays nearing though I fear it will be delayed until January. But at least now I feel like its coming along again.

Boy and I are pretty into boardgames. We utilize the rating system over at BoardGameGeek a lot because in the past we have bought awesome looking/sounding games only to find out they completely suck. So far, BoardGameGeek hasnt really let us down.

That being said, we did think one of the games was rated a little high. Here is our spread of Descent: Journeys in the Dark.

boardgame_descent_journey_into_darkness

Its number 62 out of who knows how many, and the only thing we can think is that its super awesome for people who either a) have never roleplayed before or b) make up their own campaigns (which in theory would be like roleplaying with miniatures). I teased boy by claiming it was probably rated higher than we would have rated it because other people had better dungeon masters;)

Anyways, I am thinking Ill do little posts on the games we enjoy – a lot of people I know arent exposed to the plethora of board games out there and I really think they are missing out.

 

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  1. Natalie E

    I would really enjoy it if you posted some more about board games! with all the electronics in our house we are rarely not staring at a computer screen or TV. It’s always nice to have other forms of entertainment.
    -Nat

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