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Dale Yu: Review of Die Quacksalber von Quedlinburg

  Die Quacksalber von Quedlinburg Designer: Wolfgang Warsch Publisher: Schmidt Spiele Players: 2-4 Ages: 10+ Time: 45-60 minutes Times played: 8, with review copy purchased from Amazon.de So, it’s been a really long time since I just went out an … Continue reading

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138 Games: From Frisch Fisch to Quacksalbe

This week the 138 Games series rolls on through the late 1990s with a handful of more obscure games.  In contrast to last week’s Medici, Settlers, and Bohnanza, this week we’ve got five games for you that you may not … Continue reading

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The Opinionated Gamers (Try To) Predict the Spiel des Jahres and Kennerspiel des Jahres – 2019 Edition Final Guesses

For the past few years, our group of gamers has taken their best guess at trying to read the minds of the Spiel des Jahres jury members.  The nominations for the Spiel des Jahres and Kennerspiel des Jahres were announced … Continue reading

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The Opinionated Gamers (Try To) Predict the Spiel des Jahres and Kennerspiel des Jahres – 2019 Edition

For the past few years, our group of gamers has taken their best guess at trying to read the minds of the Spiel des Jahres jury members.  The nominations for the Spiel des Jahres and Kennerspiel des Jahres will be … Continue reading

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Games That Deserve a Reprint: Wrap-up

This is the final installment in our series called Games That Deserve a Reprint.  In the first four article this week, we walked through 20 games that we think deserve a reprint.  Here are the links: #20 to #16 #15 … Continue reading

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Doppelt so Clever (Game Review by Brandon Kempf)

Designer: Wolfgang Warsch Artist: Leon Schiffer Publishers: Schmidt Spiele & Stronghold Games Players: 1-4 Time: 30 Times Played: 6 (face to face) 105 (app, Average score 193, highest score 312) The roll and write trend is going to calm down … Continue reading

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Jonathan Franklin – Notes from T5 (That Terrific Trick Taking Thing)

T5 Notes I spent an incredible weekend in Covington, KY playing over 30 different trick-taking games.  Instead of rehashing them all and repeating what James Nathan has covered in his wonderful daily diary, The major elements were the location, a … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots –2019 (Part 5)

I keep a log of all my game plays in an Access database, and have done since I re-caught the gaming bug in 1999. Being able to *know* things rather than guess them (like how many times have I played … Continue reading

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T5: Day Three

I think my view of the roll of pastries in other adults’ lives is probably skewed by watching too many episodes of The West Wing where there was inevitably a plate of pastries in the center of every table at … Continue reading

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Essen ’18 Day Two: What’s hot, and what I played… (Chris Wray)

For me, Friday at Essen means more time chatting and playing games and less time shopping.  This post includes overall convention thoughts so far, plus an analysis of what’s hot, and mini-reviews of several games I’ve been playing. The Convention … Continue reading

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