Author Archives: Joe Huber

Review of Lift Off

Lift Off Designed by Jeroen Vandersteen and published by Hans im Glück and in English by Z-Man Games This review was originally published, in an earlier version, in the Winter 2019 edition of Gamers Alliance (http://www.gamersalliance.com/).   The Game Last year … Continue reading

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A Review of Foppen

Foppen Designed by Friedemann Friese and originally published by 2F Spiele in 1995; updated and republished by 2F Spiele and Stronghold Games in 2018 Disclaimer: Played sixty times total, perhaps eight of those on a review copy of the new … Continue reading

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A Review of Fine Sand. Sort of. Well, more so than it’s _not_ a review of Fine Sand, at least.

Fine Sand Designed by Friedemann Friese and published by 2F Spiele and Stronghold Games Disclaimer: Played twenty-two times on a review copy of the game. Disclaimer to the disclaimer: While I understand entirely why everyone is expected to state up … Continue reading

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Essen for Agoraphobes

Before I get to my main topic, I thought it worth mentioning just how it was that – five years after stating that I did not expect to return to Spiel – I did return.  In the end, it all comes down … Continue reading

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Early Thoughts on Spiel’18 Games

For the second time in my life I attended the Internationale Spieltage in Essen this year.  But, having learned from my previous experience the first time – I headed back home early, and just spent the day playing a bunch … Continue reading

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Making of Lone Sevens

You can thank – or blame, take your pick – Dale for this article; he suggested that I write it up. Lone Sevens is a solitaire game I designed recently.  Ever since Rattlebones was released, I’ve thought that there were … Continue reading

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