Author Archives: Tery Noseworthy

About Tery Noseworthy

Boardgamer. Baker. Writer. Celtics Fan. Red Sox Fan.

Yet Another Boardgaming Vacation

Here’s a typical conversation around my office when I say I’m going on vacation. “Is this one a real vacation? I mean, you’re not going to another board gaming thing are you? Ha ha!” “Er, well, I am going to … Continue reading

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A FEAST FOR ODIN: THE NORWEGIANS

Designer: Gernot Kopke & Uwe Rosenberg Publisher: Feuerland/Z-Man Games Players: 1 -4 Ages: 14+ Time: 30 minutes per player Times played: 3, with a copy I purchased I wasn’t an Opinionated Gamer when A Feast for Odin was first released … Continue reading

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ALTIPLANO: THE TRAVELER

Designer: Louis Malz, Stefan Malz, Reiner Stockhausen Publisher: DLP Games Players: 2-5 Ages: 12+ Time: 60–120 minutes Times played: 3, with a copy I purchased I picked up Altiplano at Essen 2017 and it was one of the first games … Continue reading

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Tery’s Unoriginally-Titled Gathering of Friends Report

This was my 21st Gathering of Friends, and somehow every year seems better than the last. My Gathering of Friends report is a little different than others I’ve seen, though.  My focus for the week is a little different in … Continue reading

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CUPCAKE EMPIRE

Designers:  Al Leduc and Yves TourignyPublisher: LudonovaPlayers: 2-4Ages: 10+Time: 45 – 60 minutesTimes played: 5, with a copy I purchased When thinking about games to play or purchase I normally like to keep my non-boardgaming interests separate from my board … Continue reading

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Gulf Games in Chattanooga

I was lucky to get to spend an extended weekend last week playing games at Gulf Games, a small family-oriented game con that took place this time in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  While I probably should have been focused on playing games … Continue reading

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NEWTON

N Designers:  Nestore Mancone and Simone Luciani Publisher: Cranio Creations/CMON Players: 1-4 Ages: 14+ Time:  90 minutes Played: 4 times with a copy I purchased Seeing Isaac Newton only makes me think of physics class; this was not a class … Continue reading

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NEOM

Designer: Paul Sottosanti Publisher: Lookout Games Players: 1-5 Ages: 10+ Time: 45 minutes Times Played: 4 times with someone else’s copy (mine is on pre-order), plus several times online I have always enjoyed city building as a theme for many … Continue reading

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Carpe Diem

Designer Stefan Feld Publisher: Alea Players: 2-4 Ages: 10+ Time: 45 – 60 minutes Times played: 3, with a copy I purchased It’s always hard for me to wade through all the lists of games coming out at Essen; the … Continue reading

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Report from the Field – Lobster Trap XXI

Every November I am lucky enough to attend Lobster Trap, an annual invite-only board game convention held just north of Boston. The con started in a friend’s art studio that was right on the ocean, so thus the name Lobster … Continue reading

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