A Shocking New Way To Play: Face To Face

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Sumo Ham Slam. Ca$h ’n Gun$. A Touch of Evil.

Welcome to Friday night at Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill.

“It’s innocent fun,’’ said Angela Bowie, 28, of Plaistow, N.H.

Bowie is talking about the school’s new board game club, the Bacon Boardgamers, which meets the first and third Friday of each month from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. to play the aforementioned games, as well as Loopin’ Louie, Who Would Win, and Bohnanza.

“You really connect with people,’’ she said. “You’re not in front of a computer or playing video games or getting yourself into trouble. And you get to play games you never experienced before.’’

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