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Board game enthusiast

News from Tokyo Game Market

by Miss Merc and Lorna Recently we had the opportunity to speak with some game designers from Japan about their upcoming projects.  itten-games known for their wonderfully innovative games with fantastic 3D components such as “Tokyo Highway”, “Moon Base” and … Continue reading

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First Impression Revive

Designers: Helge Meissner, Eilif Svensson, Anna Wermlund, Kristian Amundsen Ostby Publisher: Aporta Games Players: 1-4 Time: 90-120 min Revive is an interesting strategy game with multiple mechanisms set in a post apocalyptic world. You play different factions of survivors striving … Continue reading

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Spiel 2022 Preview of Pathogen

Designer: Kuan Chen Publisher: Kolor Deep Studio Player Count: 2 player Time: 15-30 minutes Age: 12+  Pathogen is a new 2 player abstract game that will be released at Essen Spiel this year after a successful crowdfunding in Taiwan. I … Continue reading

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Tokyo Game Market 2022 Peek

Last weekend I was able to join Miss Merc for a sneak peak at some of the games that will be at the Tokyo Game Market in April 2022.  First up was an introduction of Umbradeco from Kuji Emi. Kujiradama … Continue reading

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Preview Fujiyama and Ajisai

Fujiyama Publisher: Nanatsumu Players: 2-5 Time: ~20 minutes Fujiyama is a delightful tile placement game, themed around building the most beautiful mountain through the 4 seasons and attracting wildlife over 9 turns.  Fujiyama is a tile placement game. Each player … Continue reading

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Tokyo Game Market Preview

ナナイロアジサイ (Nana Iroi Ajisai = The English name is still in the works) Lorna: Ajisai is a beautiful 2-3 player game. It plays in 15 min or so. The game is based on the colorful Hydrangea, a popular flowering shrub … Continue reading

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