Emerald Reverie

Gwmngilfen's blog - Tech, cooking, walking and other randomness from the heart of Scotland

Greg's Wishlist

For those lovely people (ok, so mostly family :P) who wish to buy me something, this is my current list of wants

Books / Films / Media

Physical Games

  • Board Game - Three Kingdoms Redux (very highly rated strategy game for exactly 3 players)
  • Board game - Fauna (good with kids?)
  • Board Game - X-COM (timed co-op with an app as GM? interestng…)
  • Card game - Exploding Kittens (by Matthew Inman!)
  • Card Game - Elysium

  • Actualol’s Top 10 Games for couples:

    1. Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective
    2. Pandemic (owned)
    3. Arboretum
    4. Paperback (deck building scrabble? mmmm, sounds my style)
    5. Patchwork (owned)
    6. CV
    7. Battle Line
    8. Carcassone (owned)
    9. The Game
    10. Agricola: All creatures great and small
  • Dice Tower picks for 2015:

    • Pandemic Legacy (this sounds awesome)
    • T.I.M.E. Stories
    • Blood Rage

Video Games

Tech / Toys

  • Odroid C2 (or higher spec) - I prefer these to RaspberryPis now, better spec for the same money… but a Pi3 is ok too :P
  • Odroid XU4 as above, but much higher spec. need one for some house services :)

Food & Drink

  • Knife skills course
  • Infrared thermometer
  • New kitchen knives (good chef quality ones :P)
  • Plastic spoons to replace wooden ones (need 8 or so, including a flat blade, slotted, and small one)
  • Jura Prophecy
  • Highand Park 18 year old
  • Brasing pot (for oven braising)
    • got to have tight fitting lid and be heavy - eg Le Creuset
  • Big set of matching spice jars for the spice rack - either Schwartz or enough to replace all of them