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Board game enthusiast

Opinionated Gamers Spiel Want Lists

October normally brings the excitement of new games from Spiel and Dale’s food lists but this year we will miss some of that. So let’s talk about and what might be found there. The Opinionated Gamers will present their … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

Thought I’d mention some games that I enjoyed that were off my radar. There are so many games released these days it’s easy to miss some good ones. Paris La Cite de La Lumiere – At first glance it looks … Continue reading

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Essen Preview: Realm of Sand

Realm of Sand  Publisher: EmperorS4 Designer: Ji Hua Wei Artist: Maisherly Chan Age:10+ No. of Players 1-4 30-60 min   Realm of Sand is a new game from EmperorS4. It features Maisherly’s wonderful fantasy art on the cards. Gameplay involves … Continue reading

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Essen Preview: Walking in Burano

Walking in Burano  Publisher: EmperS4 Designer: Wei-Min Ling Artist: maisherly Chan Age: 10 + No. of Players 1-4 20-40 min   Walking in Burano is the 5th game in EmperorS4’s small box line. It’s a compact little drafting and placement … Continue reading

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Black Sonata

Black Sonata Designer: John Kean Web Published (Side Room Games has announced a future publication) Number of players 1 Time 30 min I haven’t done a print and play game in quite some time. It usually requires a fair amount … Continue reading

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Tokyo Game Market Part 2

Hidden Roooms I don’t often play solo but I do love puzzles. I was pleased to find Hidden Rooms which has a fantastic look and lots of nice handmade touches. It seems to be a reimplementation of the designer’s print … Continue reading

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