Shabbat gaming

Not a good hand!

Not a good hand!

Over Shabbat, Susan and I introduced Shosh to Ticket to Ride: Europe. We setup at one end of the hotel lounge, with Susan rearranging the furniture to prove to me there would be enough space under the less than brilliant light.

The other handicap was the waitress who delivered Susan’s tea by depositing it slap bang on the game board…complete with saucer stain. Thankfully, a quick wipe with a napkin, and both the board and my state of mind were restored to some semblance of order.

Shosh picked up the game quickly enough, and motored her way through her supply of trains, bringing the game to an earlier end than I would have liked. Unfortunately for Shosh and me, Susan was continuing her fine run of form, and with several completed tickets ran out a winner by a decent margin. But the next time…