Category Archives: Convention Report

Mandy’s Tokyo Game Market 2021 Spring report

On April 10th – 11th, 2021 the Game Market Spring (ゲームマーケット2021春) was held in Tokyo.  This game convention in Japan is usually held twice a year in Tokyo and once a year in Osaka.  The Game Market Spring 2021 was … Continue reading

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Osaka and Tokyo Spring Game Market 2021 Anticipation Post

Hi folks – As I usually do twice a year, I want to highlight some of the titles that have recently been released in Japan, or will be shortly; I’ll touch on games that I’m eager to play, games I … Continue reading

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Mandy’s Osaka 2021 Game Market report

On March 28th, 2021 the Osaka Game Market was held.  It is the biggest board game convention in Osaka held annually.  It’s bigger sister is the Tokyo Game Market which is held twice a year.  The Osaka Game Market is … Continue reading

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An Interview with Smoox Chen about 150BG.con

Today in Taiwan, one of my new-found favorite board game conventions is happening, 150BG.con, and I wanted to share with you some details about it from our friend, and one of the organizers of the convention, Smoox. This is the … Continue reading

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Mark’s Bundle of 2020 Essen Game Thoughts

Unless otherwise noted, these are FIRST impressions… I only had the opportunity to play each game one time with a physical copy and three of my mask-wearing Opinionated Gamer friends. I’ve left out the older (read: non-2020) games we played … Continue reading

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Simon Weinberg – report for SPIEL.digital, Day 3

Here are my impressions for today.   Farm Shop – This probably would have flown under most people’s radar if it hadn’t been for the Author – Rudiger Dorn, who is sometimes erratic but always worth checking out. In this … Continue reading

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