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Nominees for 2015 IGA Awards Announced

The International Gamers Awards (IGA) recently announced the nominees for their 2015 awards.  This will be the 17th year for the awards.  There are two categories:  multiplayer games and two-player games.  Here are the nominees, together with the games designers … Continue reading

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Geek Top 10 Games Through Time

I’m sure many of you have seen the Geeklists of JonMichael Rasmus, who regularly lists the games in the Geek’s top 100 and analyzes their trends.  About a week ago, he released a Geeklist in which he listed all the … Continue reading

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Results of 2014 Meeples Choice Awards

The Spielfrieks user group has completed its voting for the 2014 Meeples Choice Awards and the winners are: ROLL FOR THE GALAXY CASTLES OF MAD KING LUDWIG SPLENDOR The first two games were well ahead of the pack, but the … Continue reading

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Nominees for 2014 Meeples Choice Awards

Well, we’ve completed the first stage of voting for the Meeples Choice Awards on the Spielfrieks User Group (http://games.groups.yahoo.com/group/spielfrieks/) and have come up with 26 excellent nominees for the award.  Now, everyone picks their three favorites of the group and the … Continue reading

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The 2014 Meeples Choice Awards Have Begun!

Just a reminder that the voting for the first round of the Meeples Choice Awards has begun on the Spielfrieks User Group (http://games.groups.yahoo.com/group/spielfrieks/). Right now, we’ve got a list of 200 games. Everyone gets to vote for their 10 favorites, … Continue reading

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The Meeples Choice Award Voting Is Starting Up!

Just wanted to mention that we’re beginning the Meeples Choice Award process on the Spielfrieks user group.  Every year, we select the three games that we think are the best from the previous calendar year and we’ll be doing it again … Continue reading

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Larry’s Gathering Report: Prototypes

This is the last segment of my impressions of the games I played at the Gathering.  It’s always fun to try prototypes and I was quite favorably impressed this time around.  I will only discuss games that are expected to … Continue reading

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Larry’s Gathering Report: “New to Me” Games Segment

Sorry it’s taken me so long to get the next segment in this series posted.  I hate it when real life gets in the way! Anyway, as I mentioned in my first Gathering article, one of my goals during the … Continue reading

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Larry’s Gathering Report: 2015 Games Segment

This is my second report on the games I played at this year’s Gathering of Friends.  Today I’ll talk about the 2015 titles I tried. Even though the vast majority of new Euros appear at Essen, there’s always some that … Continue reading

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Larry’s Gathering Report: TL;DR Segment

I came back home Sunday after nine glorious days at Alan Moon’s Gathering of Friends.  I’ve been going to the Gathering for a dozen years or so and they just keep getting better.  The best part about it is that … Continue reading

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