Outside of this forum, in my limited IRL dataset, I’ve found FIRE peops to be quite eccentric and more a loner personality than into board games. But ja, limited dataset
From this (not quite up to date any more) poll, there are 11 people in BS and BL. That is probably a bit of a low number to get 4-5 serious contenders from…
Best to ask around at a meetup as those are the people who actually have time IRL, I think.
And when you say board games, could you give a few examples? I suppose the most FIRE’y game would be Monopoly, right?
I would recommend to join a few discord servers (e.g. of Wellplayed.ch or Kaboom Shop in the Zurich area).
From there you can probably find a few people in your area, or at least some indication of other online communities leading to IRL sessions. Challenge in Switzerland may be to find enough people interested in socializing this way outside major cities.
From experience, it’s a cheaper hobby than most, if you don’t fall into Kickstarter hype
But realistically, a board game may cost as much as tickets to cinema for a playgroup and ROI is greater (+ resale value).
Not compatible with ‘minimalism’ philosophy, obviously
definitely hard core gamer here… like MrRip… but in the ZH area… I definitely love in particular those games with optimizations and money in them… For instance: Funkenschlag, Brass, Barrage, etc… But also love big time Dune Imperium and others from Mr Dennen…