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Slide Quest

Review of Slide Quest Designed by Nicolas Bourgoin and Jean-François Rochas Published by Blue Orange Games Players: 1-4 Playing time:  15-45 minutes While crowds at Essen might convey a different impression, boardgaming remains a niche hobby compared to watching football, … Continue reading

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Twilight Imperium, 4th Edition

Review of Twilight Imperium, 4th Edition Designed by Dane Beltrami, Corey Konieczka, and Christian Petersen Published by Fantasy Flight Games 3-6 Players Playing time: good luck Forgive me for starting a review with a metaphor, but it seems to fit … Continue reading

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Empires of the Void II Review by Jeff L.

Review of Empires of the Void II Designer: Ryan Laukat Publisher: Red Raven Games Players: 2 – 5 Ages: 13+ Time: 90-180 minutes Times Played: 2 I’ve always been a big fan of the space opera genre—often sprawling 4x-style games … Continue reading

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Startups — Review by Jeff Lingwall

Designer: Jun Sasaki Publisher: Oink Games Players: 3 – 7 Ages: 10+ Time: 20 minutes Times Played: 2 (with 4, 5 players) Startups is a new card game from Oink Games, the Japanese publisher of other micro-box games like Insider … Continue reading

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Wettlauf nach El Dorado (“Race to El Dorado”) — Review by Jeff Lingwall

Designer: Reiner Knizia Publisher: Ravensburger Players: 2 – 4 Ages: 10+ Time: 30-60 minutes Times Played: 5 (with 2, 3, 4 players) Wettlauf nach El Dorado (Race to El Dorado, or simply El Dorado) is a new game from Reiner … Continue reading

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