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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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Tuscany, a Belated Review of an Excellent Expansion

Tuscany Review Designers: Morton Monrad Pedersen, Jamey Stegmaier, and Alan Stone Artist: Beth Sobel Publisher: Stonemaier Games 1 – 6 players (1 player uses the Automa) 60-120 minutes – assuming you are already familiar with Viticulture and don’t add too … Continue reading

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Counter Magazine Issue #69

Counter Magazine Issue #69 (July 2015) is now available for download from the BoardGameGeek store: Here is a peek at the brilliant cover, designed by Timothy Weaver: Issue #69 is jam-packed with 100 pages of articles, reviews and commentary … Continue reading

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iBoardgaming – Summer 2015

For most, summer means a bit slower pace and the possibility of some vacation travel, a perfect opportunity to give some of the more recent boardgame/strategy titles available on iOS.  Whether your summer is winding down, or is still in … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Master Fox

  Master Fox Designer: Frederic Vuagnat Publisher: IELLO Players: 2-4 Ages: 7+ Time: 20 minutes Times played: 3 with review copy provided by IELLO Master Fox is one of the new summer 2015 releases from IELLO.  In this game, players … Continue reading

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Review of The Voyages of Marco Polo

The Voyages of Marco Polo Designers: Simone Luciani and Daniele Tascini Artist: Dennis Lohausen Publisher: Z-Man Games, Hans im Gluck Players: 2-4 Time: 40-100 minutes   I’ve waited a long time for a Marco Polo themed game that would pique … 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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IKI -Preview

Iki is a new boardgame that will be coming to Kickstarter soon. I was drawn to the Japanese art the game. While the theme is nothing new to gamers: it’s about the marketplace, I love that the designer of this … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Colt Express – winner of 2015 SdJ – and Broom Service – winner of 2015 Kennerspiel

            The winners have just been announced this morning!  Congratulations to the winners for this year!

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The Opinionated Gamers predict the 2015 Spiel des Jahres

Opinionated Gamers Predict the 2015 Spiel des Jahres (Roundtable) Now that the short list has been revealed for the 2015 Spiel des Jahres, it’s time for us to discuss the three finalists and predict who we think will win from … Continue reading

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