We started the evening with a game of Tsuro while we waited for dinner to arrive. I thought I was doing a good job winding and twisting my way through the board.
Everything was coming together.
And then Ken crashed me into the side of the board. One loss for me. Abbey almost beat out Ken, but she also met with a sharp abrupt end.
Then the Indian food arrived, so we had to clear the table. Butter Chicken and Lamb Korma. Very western options. And my all-time favourite; Peshwari Naan.
We played a game of Kingdom Builder next. I like that the game board and rules are different each time you play this game. Basically we draw 4 game board segments randomly from the available 12, and then we draw 3 scoring goals randomly from the available… 15 I think? Every combination requires slightly different strategies, so it keeps us all on our toes.
I thought I had picked a pretty good open starting position allowing for a nice large settlement in the middle of the board.
In retrospect, Ken picked the more strategic location surrounded by small mountains, which allowed him to score massively on the Mining goal, blowing my attempt out of the water.
Better luck next time I guess 😉