London Board Games Club

Board games club in West London

About the club

Updated August 2016. We are a small, active, face-to-face club of board game enthusiasts who meet in Uxbridge in West London.  We have been going for over 15 years.  We play a huge variety of games, often whatever is the newest, or else someone's old favourite, or just what someone brings along. 

Examples include Dominion, Settlers, Kingdom Builder, Village, Imperial, Lords Of Deepwater, King Of Tokyo, Condottiere, Railroad Tycoon, Werewolf, Colossal Arena,  I'm The Boss, Drakon, Billabong, Bang!, Antike, Perikles, Pirates Of Nassau, Apocalypse. 

RoboRally (our own club Team-version) is played fairly often (about once every third session).  But it is about the only one we keep a "league" on, and publish the league here on the site; so this site accidentally looks more RoboRally-heavy than the club really is.

We meet mainly on Sundays, sometimes weekday eves, by mailed-out invitation. There are no fees.  The venue is my spacious house (4 or 5 tables) in Uxbridge, at the end of the Metropolitan and Piccadilly tube lines. 

You have to email me at bobroscow followed by @ and gmail.com if you wish to get on the invitation list, telling us a little about yourself and your gaming preferences,  If you only click apply on here, you'll get lost in the spam.

You can't join the site if you haven't attended the club, sorry.  We don't tend to play collectable card games, RPG's or online games, at least not at the club.

See also the Welcome Post for more details!

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Anyone here?

Started by Allan Mertner in Welcome and Hellos. Last reply by Bob Roscow - LBGC Founder Aug 20. 6 Replies

We have not yet managed to meet up in 2016 - is anyone lurking here, hoping for some life? Here is some :-)Hoping to see a few replies :)AllanContinue

Twilight Struggle?

Started by Allan Mertner in Free-for-all discussions. Last reply by Allan Mertner Oct 11, 2015. 4 Replies

I have decided I'd like to play this - but cannot find a recent English copy for sale anywhere for reasonable money.Does anyone here have a copy that I can borrow for a week or so? :)Thanks!AllanContinue

Team RoboRally Game 74, of 10 May 2015

Started by Bob Roscow - LBGC Founder in Team RoboRally Results. Last reply by Brett Simpson May 19, 2015. 2 Replies

Game 74 of 10 May 2015    (Game 4 of 2015 season).ANOTHER FIRST !!!!Across 74 recorded games, this was the very first draw, both teams planting their captured flag at the same moment, at the end of…Continue

Result of King Of Tokyo game of 10 May 2015

Started by Bob Roscow - LBGC Founder in King of Tokyo May 14, 2015. 0 Replies

This is for Andrew to Update his league on it, which you can find by clicking on an Attachment at the bottom of his post.HacierR  won, by victory points .........100 ptsAttilaC survived in a game won…Continue

Blog Posts

RULES OF BOB's DOUBLOON WORD GAME

Posted by Bob Roscow - LBGC Founder on May 3, 2015 at 13:00 0 Comments

                                                                DOUBLOON                                     BY BOB ROSCOW

 

Doubloon is a word-puzzle if you play it solo, a word-game if you play it in parallel with one or more others and see who ends up solving it in the shortest number of steps.  It typically takes only 10-30 minutes to actually play, though you can also play each other by…

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APOCALYPSE NEMESIS the LBGC version and setup

Posted by Bob Roscow - LBGC Founder on March 20, 2015 at 22:30 0 Comments

"Apocalypse" was a great game invented by a Mike Hayes in 1980 or so, and published around then by Games Workshop.  Dunno if still available.

It had/has some brilliant combat-mechanics:

1)  You never roll dice!  You pick what number you want to have rolled, secretly (and within limits), and the defender has to guess what number you picked on your die.  If he's wrong, he loses a defender; if he's right, you lose that many armies.  There is,…

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TEAM ROBORALLY POINT SCORING FOR GAMES AND LEAGUE

Posted by Bob Roscow - LBGC Founder on June 6, 2014 at 11:00 0 Comments

                                   LONDON BOARD GAMES CLUB

                             TEAM ROBORALLY                    June 2014                    

POINTS FOR LEAGUE SYSTEM

LEAGUES

Points and leagues add a huge degree of extra interest…

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RULES OF LBGC TEAM ROBORALLY

Posted by Bob Roscow - LBGC Founder on June 6, 2014 at 11:00 0 Comments

 

LONDON BOARD GAMES CLUB  “TEAM ROBORALLY”

 

FULL  RULES   - as at 6 June 2014

 

This team game is more of a battle than a race!  It is a rare (?) example of a team board game, 3 humans vs 3 humans, with each player controlling 1 robot and tending to take on a different task for the sake of the team.  You can play it 2 vs 2 (or even 4…

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A small, active club of board game enthusiasts in the West London area who meet to play face to face.

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