Author Archives: Doug Garrett

Castles of Burgundy Review – Tons of Tiny Hexes!

Review by Doug Garrett of Garrett’s Games and Geekiness Podcast Designer: Stephan Feld Artists: Julien Delval and Harald Lieske Publisher: Alea Players: 2-4 Ages: 12+ Time: 30-90 minutes (more like 120 with 4 & new players) Times Played: 6 (2 … Continue reading

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Doug Garrett: My Top 10 of 2010, with a Couple of Addendums

It’s interesting reading through everyone’s choices for the best of 2010 this week.  For me, I have the luxury of going back and listening to my podcast from the year and reflecting on my initial thoughts about a game and … Continue reading

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Review: 20th Century

Review by Doug Garrett of Garrett’s Games and Geekiness Designer: Vladimir Suchy Illustration/Graphic Design: Milan Vavron & Filip Murmak Publishers: Czech Games Edition, Rio Grande, IELLO, Heidelberger Spieleverlag Players: 3-5 Ages: 13+ Playing Time: 90-120 minutes Times Played: 2 (once … Continue reading

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Review: De Vulgari Eloquentia

Review by Doug Garrett of Garrett’s Games and Geekiness Designer: Mario Papini Artists: Lamberto Azzariti, Guido Favaro, and Eva Villa Publishers: Z-Man/Giochix Players: 2 – 5 Ages: 14+ Time: 120 minutes Times Played: 3 (twice 2-player, once 3-player) with a … Continue reading

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Review: Firenze – Tower Building in Italy’s Renaissance

Firenze Review by Doug Garrett of Garrett’s Games and Geekiness Designer: Andreas Steding Artist: Michael Menzel Publishers: Pegasus Spiele/Z-Man Games Players: 2-4 Ages: 12+ Time: 60+ Times Played: 3 with a purchased copy Firenze, or Florence to non-Italians, epitomizes the … Continue reading

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Review: Crows

Crows Review by: Doug Garrett of Garrett’s Games and Geekiness Designer: Tyler Sigman Artist: Patrick La Montagne Publisher: Valley Games Players: 2-4 Ages: 10+ Time: 45 minutes Times Played: 4 times, with review copy Inky black and ominous, crows populate … Continue reading

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Review of Asara – Tower Building from Ravensberger, Kramer & Kiesling

by Doug Garrett (Garrett’s Games and Geekiness) Designers: Wolfgang Kramer & Michael Kiesling Publisher: Ravensburger Players: 2-4 Ages: 9+ Time: 45 minutes Times Played: 2 times with purchased copy Overview When the names Wolfgang Kramer and Michael Kiesling appear on … Continue reading

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