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Simmy Peerutin – Review of Gugong

Gugong A review by Simmy Peerutin February 2019 Gugong deserves better than its BGG ranking at number 493 as at the time of writing. It is a great Euro, simple to explain but with seemingly many viable strategies for achieving … Continue reading

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Blackout Hong Kong – review by Simmy Peerutin

These days there is so much information about the games, both pre- and post release that text reviews are starting to feel a bit redundant. In the case of Blackout Hong Kong this probably applies to the latter but certainly … Continue reading

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An Overview and Appreciation of the Games of Cole Wehrle

An Overview and Appreciation of the Games of Cole Wehrle By Simmy Peerutin With the interest shown in designer Cole Wehrle’s latest game, Root, at Gencon this year it seems a good time to look back at some of his … Continue reading

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Essen Diary of Regrets-what I did NOT buy at the fair

[Ed note – welcome a new author to our ranks, Simmy Peerutin!] By: Simmy Peerutin As most of us do, I had spent weeks before the fair studying the BGG Preview List, watching videos and reading reviews, and I had … Continue reading

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