Author Archives: Lucas Hedgren

About Lucas Hedgren

Lucas Hedgren likes playing, designing, reading about, thinking about, and writing about games.

Keltis und Einfach Genial: das Wurfelspiele

Ok, so you are Kosmos executive. You have a successful duo of family level abstract games, designed by Dr. Tweak-and-Rerelease Knizia. One even won the SdJ! You have already done the base games, expansions, spinoffs, portable tile games, and card … Continue reading

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Now for Something Really Old: Troyes

(Note: Obviously this game isn’t that old, but it was a review I wrote awhile ago, and it slipped through the cracks for posting. So, pretend this game came out a million years ago, even though it came out at Essen … Continue reading

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Lucas Hedgren’s Top 10 of 2010

Luke’s Top 10 of 2010 So, I thought it was a great year. Lots of good games, and several great games for me. I even discovered a few older games this year that I really like. I feel like my … Continue reading

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Review of Grand Cru

Review by: Lucas Hedgren Grand Cru Designer: Ulrich Blum Publisher: eggertspiele Ages: 12+ Time: 90 minutes Essen 2010 produced three big wine games. All three have a major economic production component, but Grand Cru can be characterized has the most … Continue reading

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The Evolution (Intelligent Design?) of Keltis

So, I’m a sucker for game series. Slap a “#2”, or a consistent art design onto a spinoff or a boardgame sequel and my interest will be piqued. I can’t help it. As such, even though I was initially resistant … Continue reading

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