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Patrick Korner: Gathering of Friends 2011 Recap

Howdy all! Unless you’ve been living under a rock (and I’m sure it’s a mighty comfy rock), you know that the annual Gathering of Friends convention, organized by one Alan R. Moon, Esquire, took place over the past week. I … Continue reading

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Patrick Korner: Random Musings and Witticisms

Welcome to the cluttered attic of my thoughts. Mind the dust, hope you’re not allergic? Sit down, sit down! Can I get you something? Coffee, tea, something stronger? Are you sitting comfortably? Then let’s begin. A few of the things … Continue reading

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First Impressions: Mansions of Madness

First Impression: Mansions of Madness By Patrick Korner Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games Designer: Corey Konieczka Players: 2-5 Ages: 13 and up Playing Time: 120 Minutes Introduction One vs. many games have a long gaming history. From the venerable Scotland Yard … Continue reading

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Review: Cat & Chocolate

Cat & Chocolate Review by Patrick Korner Designer: Ryo Kawakami Publisher: Qvinta Essentia / Japon Brand Age: 8 and up Time: 20 minutes Introduction Visiting old Greystone Manor sounded like fun at the time, didn’t it? Wander through the musty … Continue reading

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Review: Rallyman

Review: Rallyman By Patrick Korner February 25, 2011 Publisher: Rallyman Designer: Jean-Christophe Bouvier Players: 1-4 Ages: 9+ Playing Time: 45 minutes Rules Languages: French, English, German, Italian, Dutch, Spanish Times Played: 6 Copy Played: Bought at Essen Introduction Racing games … Continue reading

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A Guide To German Publishers – Part II

Welcome back! Last time, I spent some time looking at the various ‘large’ game companies in Germany. Today, the plan is to look at the ‘medium’ ones, along with ‘small’ and a few other bits and pieces. What constitutes a … Continue reading

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