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A tag cloud with all the boardgames that I have played in 2019
A tag cloud with all the boardgames that I have played in 2019

Welcome again to this yearly post, where I try to analyze my gaming behavior during the last year. You can read about my previous years:

Data

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 Total since 2006
Total amount of plays 73 101 84 98 84 1146
Different games played 33 61 72 55 71 430
Games with 2 or more plays 9 14 9 15 13 186
Amount of gaming sessions 37 43 36 35 30 401
Evolution of my game plays over the last 5 years
Games played per year until the end of 2019
Games played per year until the end of 2019

Retrospective

This time, I'll organize the analysis in categories, as the time I spent in RPG or video games is becoming much more relevant.

Boardgames

  • 2019 has been the year with less plays since 2009.
  • I've played only 33 different games this year, and incredibly most of them were new (to me).
  • I recorded 37 gaming sessions, 3 per month.
  • My h-index as a player is still at 11. I expected to raise it this year, but I haven't since I almost played new games.
  • I have played a lot less to boardgames. Nothing unexpected as this year I haven't been able to attend Tierra de Nadie (TdN) or any similar convention. Not attending TdN implies at least 25-30 plays less.
  • On the other side, the number of gaming sessions is not that different. And makes sense as I'm playing more to longer games.
  • Only In 2019 I have played 19 times to Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle Earth, in several sessions with up to 4 straight plays. I'm enjoying it a lot (as the rest of my playing group), so we are continuing with The Hunt of the Ember Crown expansion. I'm even considering starting a solitaire campaign to compare.
  • I did not fulfill my desire to complete in 2019 all the published games of Unlock! and Exit, but I played 5 and I have bought almost all of them so it's a matter of time.

Role-playing games

  • We are still maintaining our monthly Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition campaign. I've only skipped a couple of sessions because of business trips or similar issues, and despite that I've attended 10 sessions.
  • I'm sure we will continue with this in 2020 and beyond, if nothing important changes. We will see what happens when we complete the Storm King's Thunder campaign.

Video games

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