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Opinionated Gamers Spiel Want Lists Part 6

Tery’s Top Essen Wants Here are the games that I would likely have bought if I was at actually at Essen. They are in no particular order. Cloud Age: I have yet to meet a Pfister game I don’t like, … Continue reading

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Opinionated Gamers Spiel Want List Part 5

Jonathan F.: Other than Arnak (CGE) and CloudAge (Capstone), if Spiel were happening and I were going, these are the eight 2020 games I would be sure to look at. This list excludes popular US domestic releases because they will … Continue reading

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Opinionated Gamer Spiel Want Lists Part 4

Craig’s Essen Watch List Normally I would have a much longer list as we get ready for Lobster Trap, but no event means paring things down. Here are eleven games that are high on the radar in no particular order … Continue reading

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Preview: Hegemonia Senki

Designer: Hiroyuki Sadamatsu Artist: Ryo Hirata Publisher: Studium Mundi Players: 2-5 Time: 45-60 min Hegemonia Senki aka Epic of Hegemonia was initially released in 2018 but a new version will be coming to Kickstarter Oct 22 (I am not affiliated … Continue reading

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Opinionated Gamers Spiel Want Lists Part 3

Larry’s Top Essen Wants 1. Anno 1800 – Wallace’s economic designs are often great and the previews of this sound extremely good. I’m really looking forward to this one. 2. Alma Mater – The same designers and publisher that brought … Continue reading

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Opinionated Gamers Spiel Want Lists part 2

Lorna’s Top Essen Wants in no particular order Renature – I’ve demoed this game at Camp Capstone, fun tile placement game. It’s rather abstract but interesting in a puzzly good way. Bonfire – I’ve demoed the game on Tabletopia and … Continue reading

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