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GildasFacit Sponsoring Member of TMP06 Dec 2018 2:43 a.m. PST

We usually bring sarnies to long games so tend to play through meal times.

Personal logo The Beast Rampant Supporting Member of TMP06 Dec 2018 6:44 a.m. PST

As long as it times out right, it is nice to have such an intermission in a long game.

Personal logo Parzival Supporting Member of TMP06 Dec 2018 7:11 a.m. PST

Depends on the game, really. I'd rather not take a dinner break, but some games run long and make it necessary.

Asterix Supporting Member of TMP06 Dec 2018 7:56 a.m. PST

I took a dinner break once when I was clearly winning the game. Came back and resumed only to suffer a great defeat. Never again will take a break.

Patrick Sexton Supporting Member of TMP06 Dec 2018 8:32 a.m. PST

we generally eat in the pregame phase.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP06 Dec 2018 9:41 a.m. PST

Unless it is a long game or we got late start, I would prefer just to push through and finish the game.

Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP06 Dec 2018 2:15 p.m. PST

Other depends on how much is left, how the game is going, how late it is, etc.

Personal logo Doctor X Supporting Member of TMP06 Dec 2018 3:49 p.m. PST

When I host we almost always take a meal break, keeping it to a reasonable short time frame so we can complete the gaming.

For me gaming is more about social than the competition aspect. Everyone plays to win but that is a far second to having fun – and enjoying a good meal.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP07 Dec 2018 3:55 a.m. PST

We don't game that late!

We do take lunch breaks and they have not resulted in too many game enders

Syrinx007 Dec 2018 1:08 p.m. PST

Sometimes we get together after dinner sometimes before. Never had dinner kill the game once started.

Rallynow Supporting Member of TMP07 Dec 2018 9:40 p.m. PST

We all go to the same place to eat in one or two cars so I know they are coming back. Most of the time we order pizza and keep playing.

In my younger days we gamed one day a month for ten straight hours. We ordered pizza for lunch. For dinner we all went to a local sports bar. Had a great meal and a few beers. Then we came back and got right back to it. Eating out together was part of the fun.

I had to move for a job. The guys in this town don't like to game anywhere near that long. They game once a week, for just a few hours. Although there are a few us who will game 8 hours or so. A three hour game is hardly worth setting up the terrain for.

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