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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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Osaka/Tokyo Spring Game Market Previews Part 2

Osaka/Tokyo Game Market Previews from Mandy aka MissMerc and Lorna Spring is here and one of my favorite times of year for many reasons but 2 of the best for board gamers are the Osaka and Tokyo Spring Game Markets. … Continue reading

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Osaka/Tokyo Spring Game Market Previews Part 1

Osaka/Tokyo Game Market Previews from Mandy aka MissMerc and Lorna Spring is here and one of my favorite times of year for many reasons but 2 of the best for board gamers are the Osaka and Tokyo Spring Game Markets. … Continue reading

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Preview: Eetenki: The Queen of Himiko Chronicles

I recently had a chance to play Eetenki and found it to be a refreshingly original game in theme and integration of the mechanisms-push your luck, bluffs, and deduction which makes it my favorite game of 2020! Note: all photos … Continue reading

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Lorna’s Spiel.Digital Report

So this year’s Spiel was a little different than usual. No jet lag Instead of running from booth to booth it’s comparing prices and availability of new releases. Instead of running through the halls of the messe to stand around … Continue reading

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Spiel.digital Tips

Spiel.Digital Tips So normally a lot of us here at Opinionated Gamers would be writing about traveling to Essen and getting our shopping and demos done. Since Spiel.Digital is new I thought maybe a help list might be needed.  The … Continue reading

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