gwalla (gwalla) wrote,
gwalla
gwalla

  • Mood:
  • Music:

I suck at games

Played Puerto Rico with my folks last night. There's nothing quite as frustrating as playing a game with people who keep complaining that they're just flailing and can't remember the rules...and losing to them. Especially when you're the one who taught them how to play. I got completely frozen out of every single Captain phase, managing not get a single victory point chit by the end of the game (I filled up my building spaces though, and had two large bonus buildings, so I didn't have a score of zero—I'm not sure that's even possible without deliberately passing during every Builder phase). I ended up tying for last place with my dad, coming in second if you used the money-and-goods tiebreaker, but my mom skunked us—second time she's played, second time she's won. At least I can take a sort of perverse pride in my PR losing streak: unbroken since the first time I played!

Afterwards, I spent the evening playing Soul Calibur 2 using Astaroth. Had to continue about 13 times (I'm not exaggerating), and ended up quitting and turning off the machine before I put my foot through the TV. At least in this case part of the blame can be laid on the fact that Astaroth is a fairly new character for  me. But still.
Tags: games, whining
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 14 comments