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Board game enthusiast

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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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

Publisher: Accent Circonflexe Players: 2-4 Playing Time: 45-90 min 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 … Continue reading

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