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Fall Tokyo Game Market 2022 Anticipation Post

This is partly my usual Tokyo Game Market preview post of titles I’m looking forward to. It also marks my first trip to Japan. Earlier this week I talked about what the Game Market catalog is like and gone through … Continue reading

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Tokyo Game Market: Preparation

For the first time, I’m preparing to visit Tokyo Game Market (TGM). As this posts, I’ll be in Tokyo, visiting the board game shops in Akihabara and Nakano, meeting up with some friends I haven’t seen in more than 20 … Continue reading

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Tokyo Game Market: the Catalog

This may seem like an odd post to lead off the end of this week with. Friday, I’ll post my biannual piece about titles I’m looking forward to at Tokyo Game Market (TGM) – which takes place on Saturday and … Continue reading

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Suroboruos

Designer: Taiki Shinzawa (新澤 大樹)Publisher: 倦怠期 (Kentaiki)Players: 3-4Playing Time: 45 minutesTimes Played: 13 on a purchased copy For me, I’m writing this as a “review” of Suroboruos, but there are a few things you should know before we get started.  … Continue reading

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Spring Tokyo Game Market 2022 Anticipation Post

I wasn’t sure I would get it done this time around, as a vacation and some time at the Gathering of Friends butted up against the time I do my Game Market research, but, things worked out. Here we are. … Continue reading

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T7: A weekend of trick-taking

In January, we got together to play some trick-taking games. It wasn’t the hotel we used two years ago, it was the house from the year before. I should’ve taken a picture of it the night it snowed. It looked … Continue reading

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