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Father in the Messe: day 2 – morning

I’m quite sure this post will get a lot of hits: Dale Yu, Potatos and a well known designer in the first page (he is Vlaada Chvatil of course!) is something gamers are not used to resist (something like video … Continue reading

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Father in thE Messe 2016: day 1

The first time you enter in the Messe is something you can’t forget. Something you know will change your life for ever like the first day of school, the first kiss or the first time you eat Tortellini (for people … Continue reading

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Father in the Messe 2016: Day 0

This is the usual travel day. Car from Modena to Bologna than an airplane from Bologna to Koln, a train from Koln to Essen and finally the metro to the Jung Hotel … I was wondering how to insert a … Continue reading

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Father in the Messe 2016: a Chain Reaction

Dear opinionated readers, here I’m, again, with my report from Essen. This year, for the first time, also Francesco, my 9 years old kid, will join me and Caterina in the Messe. What does that means ? We are now … Continue reading

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Father in the Messe 2015: lowering the curtain

Another year has passed and we are going home. Caterina point me out that this was here 5th or 6th Essen’s edition … something not all seasoned gamers can be proud of. Of course I miss my travels into Haba … Continue reading

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Father in the Messe 2015: Day 3 part 2

After that we gone to our appointment at Giochi Uniti’s booth to try Rhein River Trade, a game from Zhanguo’s designers, announced years ago and close to be released. If you remember I told you to avoid sessions with the … Continue reading

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Father in the Messe 2015: Day 3

Part 1 It is a sort of tradition of our Essen blog start one of the reports with Caterina sleeping. Who am I to ruin a so nice habit and so, here we are! Me and Caterina are versatile players … Continue reading

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Father in the Messe 2015: Day 2

We met the Spiele des Jahres itself! It was so thrilling! Anything else is nothing compared to that! We just played good game, met friends, bought something, attended the International Gamers Awards ceremony but everything fade in front of a … Continue reading

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Father in the Messe 2015: Day 1

Here we are! Essen Messe day 1. Thousands gamers gathering in the north of Germany, despite the bad weather and the terrible food. Thousands of gamers crushing their pigs full of money to buy almost everything publishers and designers are … Continue reading

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Father in the Messe 2015: Day 0

Dear Opinionatedgamers’s readers, me and Caterina are back in Essen. Someone probably again tried to prevent us reaching the Messe but we succeed! Last year was a second world war bomb and a strike and this year a fire that … Continue reading

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