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Simon W – Thoughts from Friday and Saturday from SPIEL 2022

Friday Checked out a lot of games today but only played two – First Rat which is a clever race game Co-designed by a Co-designer of many great Italian games, and Mada by Sophia Wagner. The latter is a teeny … Continue reading

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Dale Yu – Spiel 2022 Saturday update

Dale Yu: SPIEL 2022 Saturday update  OK, Saturday always ends up being my last day at the show because I generally leave super early Sunday morning in order to be home by Sunday night in order to make it to … Continue reading

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Dale Yu : Friday spiel 2022 report

Friday report  The convention is now in full swing, and I must say that it does feel slightly less crowded than normal. It is unclear how much of this may be related to covid and how much might be related … Continue reading

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Simon W – Report from Thursday at SPIEL 2022

The Halls seemed pretty crowded today. We got in early and sat down to Discordia – apparently 9 years in development by Berndt Eisenstein. Set in Roman times, it’s a tile laying and worker placement game with a few twists, … Continue reading

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Report from Essen SPIEL 2022, Day 1

Thursday report First thing this morning, went to the asmodee store, as some of my friends wanted to get a copy of splendor duel. This is reportedly in short supply, so this was very high on the initial to-do list. … Continue reading

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Simon W – report from SPIEL: Challengers!

Just a quick report on the day before the convention opens.  We managed to pick up “Challengers” from Z-man games – an absolutely excellent game which we played last night. Firstly let’s talk about value for money. In the days … Continue reading

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