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Top 100 Board Games (as of the end of 2020)

Top 100 Board Games (as of the end of 2020)

2020 has been a strange year in terms of board gaming. I’ve played more games than ever (I’ll have a post soon with my 2020 playing stats) but most of it was done online and that’s created a strange dynamic – some games I haven’t been able to play (Clank Legacy moving up into the #2 spot is an example of a game that the pandemic has killed for me, and my score more or less is because I’m excited…

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Charity Challenge – Week 5 Night 4

Charity Challenge – Week 5 Night 4

Thank you all for following along with this year’s Charity Challenge. Given everything that’s been going on in the world this year we’ve found it’s more important than ever to focus on mental health. CAMH / The Center for Addiction and Mental Health is a wonderful cause and we’re proud of the funds we’ve been able to raise this year. Thank you all so much, from the bottom’s of our heart. There’s still time to contribute in the closing days…

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Charity Challenge – Week 5 Night 3

Charity Challenge – Week 5 Night 3

We have arrived at the business end of the Charity Challenge. Starting tonight if results go my way I can win the whole thing and lock up the trophy. But Rachel will have something to say about that… The Charity Challenge is combining our love of board games with a desire to want to raise money for charity. This year we’ve been raising money for Toronto’s Center for Addiction and Mental Health! And you guys have been wonderfully supportive. Together…

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Charity Challenge – Week 5 Night 2

Charity Challenge – Week 5 Night 2

Welcome back to the final week of the Charity Challenge, where we’re raising money for Toronto’s Center for Addiction and Mental Health. So far we’ve raised $440 of our $600 goal. If you’d like to contribute to our campaign, you can do so here. The Choice The game choice remains in Rachel’s hands tonight and she needs to to pick something she’s confident she can win. The problem for her is she has played all of her trump cards at…

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Charity Challenge – Week 5 Night 1

Charity Challenge – Week 5 Night 1

Welcome to the final week of the Charity Challenge! All months Rachel and I have been playing board games every night to compete for our household Charity Challenge Cup! This year we’ve been raising money for the Center for Addiction and Mental Health. Going into the final week we’ve raised $440 of our $600 goal, we’re getting very close now! If you’d like to donate, you can do so here. The Choice Since we agreed to a friendly choice of…

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Charity Challenge – Week 4 Night 5

Charity Challenge – Week 4 Night 5

We’ve reached the final night of Week 4! After tonight we’ve to got one more week of gaming to go and then we’ll be done the Charity Challenge for another year! Thank you all so much for your support, for following along and for your donations. If you’d like to donate you can do so here. The Choice Rachel and I have agreed that we will mutually choose a game tonight and as Rachel was the previous night-loser she will…

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Charity Challenge – Week 4 Night 4

Charity Challenge – Week 4 Night 4

We’re at the penultimate night of Week 4 of the Charity Challenge. Rachel and I have been playing board games every day this month raising money for the Center of Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). Thank you all so much for joining us on this journey. As we get close to the end of the Charity Challenge, we’re close to hitting our fundraising goal for this year – we’ve targeted $600 and have raised $440 so far! If you’d like…

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Charity Challenge – Week 4 Night 3

Charity Challenge – Week 4 Night 3

Welcome back to Night 3 of Week 4 of the O’Sullivan Charity Challenge. We’re playing board games every night this month and bringing you along for the ride. We’re raising money for CAMH during this year’s edition and we’re super thrilled with all the support we’ve had so far. If you’d like to donate you can do so here. The Choice Rachel’s down two games in Week 4 and needs to come up with a win. We’ve had a back…

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Charity Challenge – Week 4 Night 2

Charity Challenge – Week 4 Night 2

Welcome back to week 4 of the Charity Challenge! Rachel and I are raising money for the Center for Addiction and Mental Health. So far we’ve raised $440 of our $600 goal. If you’d like to donate you can do so here. The Choice I’ve managed to put Rachel a bit on the backfoot after winning her choice of game on Night 1. So tonight she’s really got to go for it. There’s one game left in her arsenal where…

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Charity Challenge – Week 4 Night 1

Charity Challenge – Week 4 Night 1

Welcome to week 4 of the Charity Challenge. Rachel and I are playing board games every night for the month competing for the household Charity Challenge Cup and raising money for causes we care about. This year we are again raising money for Mental Health, in particular The Center for Addiction and Mental Health. We are currently at $440 of our $600 goal, we are crushing our goal and we have all of you to thank! Special thanks to Gaurav…

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