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Schotten Totten 2 (Game Preview by Larry Levy)

Designer:  Reiner Knizia Publisher:  IELLO Artist:  Jean-Baptiste Reynaud Players:  2 Ages:  8 and up Time:  20 minutes Schotten Totten is a classic Reiner Knizia 2-player “suits and numbers” card game that debuted way back in 1999.  A number of OGers … Continue reading

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IGA Announces the Finalists for their 2020 Game of the Year

The International Gamers Awards (IGA) have announced the finalists for their 2020 Game of the Year award. The five finalists, in alphabetical order, are: Azul: Summer Pavilion Barrage Imperial Struggle Maracaibo The Crew A total of 12 games received nominations. … Continue reading

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Larry Levy: First Impressions of Pan Am

Pan Am Designer: Prospero Hall (Lead Designer – Peter Lee) Publisher: Funko Games Players: 2-4 Age: 12+ Time: 60-90 minutes Times Played: 1 I recently got to play my first face-to-face game in 5 months.  If you had asked me … Continue reading

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2019 Meeples Choice Award Winners

The voting for the Meeples Choice Awards has ended and the following three games were chosen by the Spielfrieks user group: THE CREW RES ARCANA MARACAIBO Wingspan, perhaps the leading contender prior to the voting, wound up in fourth place, … Continue reading

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Nominated Games for the 2019 Meeples Choice Awards

The Spielfrieks user group has finished their first week of voting for the Meeples Choice Awards.  29 games have received nominations.  During the coming week, the voters will select their favorites from that group and the top three games will … Continue reading

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2019 Designer of the Year Award

One of the interesting things about writing a regular, annual gaming article is how much things can change from year to year.  But I think it’s safe to say that I never imagined the world-wide circumstances we all would be … Continue reading

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