Category Archives: Reviews

Spyrium

Design by William Attia Published by Asmodee 2 – 5 Players, 1 1/2 hours Review by Greg J. Schloesser While not a big science fiction fan, I must admit that I find the steampunk genre to be highly creative and … Continue reading

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Pyramidion

Design by Yannick Gervais Published by White Goblin Games 2 – 5 Players, 1 ½ hours Review by Greg J. Schloesser Egypt is such a rich subject for game themes.  The grandiose pyramids continue to enchant and enthrall visitors over … Continue reading

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Enter the Arena

Design by Maxwell Mahaffa & Jonathan Oberto Published by Promethean Games 2 – 4 Players, 15 – 30 minutes Review by Greg J. Schloesser Ahhh, Kickstarter.  While there have been a few pleasant surprises, experience has taught me that most … Continue reading

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Cartagena

Design by Leo Colovini Published by Ravensburger 2 – 5 Players, 30 minutes Review by Greg J. Schloesser Back in 2000 (which seems like a lifetime ago in the gaming hobby) Winning Moves released Leo Colovini’s Cartagena, a race / … Continue reading

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Clubs

Design by Dominic Crapuchetttes Published by Northstar Games 2 – 6 Players, 30 minutes Review by Greg J. Schloesser My tastes in gaming run from silly, light party games to deep strategy games that can take hours and hours to … Continue reading

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Basilica

Design by Lukasz M. Pogoda Published by Rebel 2 Players, 45 minutes Review by Greg J. Schloesser Games utilizing a castle-building theme are, as the saying goes, a “dime-a-dozen.”  For those not familiar with this American idiom, that means there is … Continue reading

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Review of The Ravens of Thri Shashri, First Impression

Ravens is one of my hits from Essen 2014. I was intrigued by the thought of 2 player deduction game but was sure I’d be disappointed. I am happy to report that I was not disappointed at all and pleasantly … Continue reading

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iBoardgaming – Fall 2014

Welcome back to iBoardgaming, it’s been awhile. (Amazing what adding a third child into the family can do.) A good crop of games has arrived in the past few seasons and it’s more than time to give them a proper … Continue reading

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Dodekka

Design by Andy Hopwood Published by Coiledspring Games 2 – 6 Players, 20 minutes Review by Greg J. Schloesser I am always on the prowl for a good “filler”; i.e., a game that is easy to learn and play, is … Continue reading

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Father in the Messe: day 2

It is late and I’m quite tired after a long day of games and friends, potatoes and wooden cubes, cards and maps and hours of walking along the halls. I’m quite sure we were able to see no more than … Continue reading

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