Author Archives: Brandon Kempf

Sunflower Valley (Game Review by Brandon Kempf)

Designers: Wouter van Strien Artists: Alexander Shaldin & Weberson Santiago & YOU Publisher: Hobby World, Ultra Pro, Playroom Entertainment Players: 2-5 Time: 45-60 Minutes Times Played: 3 “Chugga Chugga Choo Choo”                                   -Brandon Kempf April 2019 We’ve all dreamed of a … Continue reading

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Brandon Kempf: Three Games – Three Family Games

I have a lot of games. A lot of games that are on my shelves, or on my table being played, that I have told myself that I want to review at some point. For one reason or another, this … Continue reading

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Dizzle (Game Review by Brandon Kempf)

Designer: Ralf zur Linde Artist: Anna Pätzke Publishers: Schmidt Spiele & Stronghold Games Players: 1-4 Time: 30 minutes Times Played: 5 “How many damn roll and writes are going to be made?!?!” -Brandon Kempf April 2018 Well, what’s this? I’m … Continue reading

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Ghosts of the Moor (Game Review by Brandon Kempf)

Designers: Wolfgang Kramer & Michael Kiesling Artists: Scott Hartman & Nate Call Publisher: Tasty Minstrel Games Players: 2-5 Time: 20-30 Minutes Times Played: 3 (copy provided by Tasty Minstrel Games) A roll-and-move game from the famed design team of Kramer … Continue reading

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Brandon Kempf: Three Games – Three Older Euros

I have a lot of games. A lot of games that are on my shelves, or on my table being played, that I have told myself that I want to review at some point. For one reason or another, this … Continue reading

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Firenze (Game Review by Brandon Kempf)

Designer: Andreas Steding Artists: Michael Menzel & Andreas Resch Publishers: Quined Games & Pegasus Spiele Players: 2-4 Time: 60 Minutes Times Played: 8 From the dust, another reprint arises. Firenze had been out of print for a good while, but … Continue reading

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L.A.M.A. (Game Review by Brandon Kempf)

Designer: Reiner Knizia Artists: Rey Sommerkamp & Barbara Spelger Publisher: AMIGO Players: 2-6 Time: 20 Minutes Times Played: 4 So anyway, are you in or out, Rob? – Charlie “High Fidelity” Small box card games are a dime a dozen. … Continue reading

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Brandon Kempf: Three Games – Roll and Writes

I have a lot of games. A lot of games that are on my shelves, or on my table being played, that I have told myself that I want to review at some point, but for one reason or another, … Continue reading

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Doppelt so Clever (Game Review by Brandon Kempf)

Designer: Wolfgang Warsch Artist: Leon Schiffer Publishers: Schmidt Spiele & Stronghold Games Players: 1-4 Time: 30 Times Played: 6 (face to face) 105 (app, Average score 193, highest score 312) The roll and write trend is going to calm down … Continue reading

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Micropolis (Game Review by Brandon Kempf)

Designers: Bruno Cathala & Charles Chevallier Publisher: Matagot Artist: Camille Chaussy Player Count: 2-6 players Time: 30 Minutes Times Played: 7 Ants, what a weird but enthralling theme. It’s estimated that there are approximately ten thousand ant species in the … Continue reading

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