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Top 10 games I played for the 1st time in 2016

We’re almost at the end, folks! 2016 is coming to a close. It’s been one of my most interesting years, for sure. I’ve met so many new folks in the board-gaming world, and I myself have gone through a lot of personal and professional changes. I’m glad to move on to bigger and better things in the upcoming year, and to leave behind 2016, aka “celebrity killer” year (I’m still super bummed about David Bowie, Prince, George Michael and Carrie Fisher — and hopefully nobody else). So without further ado, I’m counting down the best games that I played for the first time this year.

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Happy things … pigs, salmon and gaming!

It’s been a happy week of board gaming. First up, my order of Happy Salmon has arrived! Squeee!! I first played this awesomely fun card game over a month ago at the Game Boy Geek’s house, and I’ve been patiently waiting for it to be finally released. It’s all mine! And I may have purchased an extra copy or two …

I also decided to buy Happy Pigs using my gift card to Game Depot that I won on International Tabletop Day. The pigs in this game are so freakin’ cute, but don’t let that fool you into thinking this is a kid’s game. It’s an economy building game where you try to get the most money from buying, feeding, mating and selling pigs.

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