GNOIF: GNOIF Has The Power

by A.J. Coltrane

GNOIF #19 Recap — GNOIF: GNOIF Has The Power (Games about power and control. Political power. Military power. Electrical-type power.) This recap is well overdue, the game night was actually on the 12th of September. Life gets in the way sometimes.

Games That Got Played:  Ascension, Avalon – Resistance, Bang!, Fluxx – Martian, Forbidden Desert

Games […]

GNOIF: In The Heat Of GNOIF

by A.J. Coltrane

GNOIF #18 Recap — GNOIF: In The Heat Of GNOIF (Popular games and Games Of The Year)

Games That Got Played:  Dominion, Fluxx, Forbidden Island, Guillotine, Lost Cities, Rocketville, Seven Wonders

Games That Didn’t Get Played: Agricola, Citadels, Forbidden Desert, Gardens of Alhambra, Power Grid

A hot evening meant that nobody felt like grinding too […]

GNOIF: The Leaning Tower Of GNOIF

by A.J. Coltrane

GNOIF #17 Recap — The Leaning Tower Of GNOIF (Castles, Towers, and Construction themes.)

Games That Got Played: Avalon – Resistance, Batt’l Kha’os, Cards Against Humanity, Carcassonne, Dominion, Gardens of Alhambra, Guillotine, Jamaica, Seven Wonders

Games That Didn’t Get Played: Agricola, Castle Panic, Citadels, Infernal Contraption, King of the Elves, Medina, Power […]

GNOIF: New GNOIF On The Block

by A.J. Coltrane

GNOIF #16 Recap — New GNOIF On The Block (Games that have only been played a few times at GNOIF.)

Games That Got Played — Castle Panic, Dead Fellas, Fluxx, Forbidden Desert, Get Dr. Lucky, Run For Your Life Candyman, Star Realms, Ultimate Werewolf, We Didn’t Playtest This At All.

Games That […]

GNOIF: The Nina, the Pinta, and the GNOIF

by A.J. Coltrane

GNOIF # 15 recap — The Nina, The Pinta, and the GNOIF (Colonization/Exploration themes.)

Games That Got Played — Amerigo, Bang!, Citadels, Dominion, Forbidden Island, Pirates Cove, Fluxx (Pirate), SmallWorld, Ticket to Ride Card Game, Ticket to Ride Europe

Games That Didn’t Get Played — Carcassonne, Power Grid, Lost Cities

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The GNOIF Big Sandwich Bread

by A.J. Coltrane

I’ve been making a sheet-tray sized sandwich for every GNOIF over at least the last two or three years. The bread components of those sandwiches have all been riffs on focaccia.

The most recent ratios:

Ingredient Measure Baker’s % Flour 600g Water 420g 70 Salt 14g 2.33 Honey 1 TBP Instant Yeast 1.5 […]

GNOIF: Danger! GNOIF! Danger! — The Recap

by A.J. Coltrane

GNOIF #11 recap — Danger! GNOIF! Danger! (Danger theme.)

Games That Got Played: Bang!, Forbidden Island, Guillotine, Poo!

Games That Didn’t Get Played: DeadFellas, Last Night On Earth, Mystery of the Abbey, Nuclear War, Small World, Stop Thief

We got a bit of a late start due to the Seahawks game, and […]

GNOIF: Bring Out Your Dead — The Recap

by A.J. Coltrane

GNOIF #10 recap — Bring Out Your Dead (Death/ Horror/ Zombie/ Vampire themes)

It doesn’t look good for the Heroes (the white figures). The zombies are closing in. Don’t worry though, the Heroes survived.

Games That Got Played: Black Rock City, Dead Fellas, Zombie Fluxx, Last Night On Earth, Mr. Jack […]

GNOIF: The Good, The Bad, And The GNOIF — The Recap

by A.J. Coltrane

Pirate’s Cove components. Photo at BoardGameGeek.

GNOIF #8 Recap – The Good, The Bad, And The GNOIF (Outlaw Theme)

Games That Got Played: Bang!, Betrayal At House On The Hill, Cards Against Humanity, Pirate Fluxx, Pirate’s Cove, Run For Your Life Candyman!, Rocketville

Games That Didn’t Get Played:  Black Rock City, […]

GNOIF, Trains, And Automobiles — The Recap

by A.J. Coltrane

GNOIF #5 Recap — GNOIF, Trains, and Automobiles. (Transportation theme.)

Games That Got Played: Star Fluxx, Forbidden Island, Lost Cities, Poo, Rocketville, Ticket To Ride Card Game

Games That Didn’t Get Played: Starship Catan, Robo Rally, Ticket To Ride – Europe

Rocketville was the big surprise hit of the evening — […]