Category Archives: Essen 2011

Dale Yu: Essen Preview #10– Preview of Shitenno (Ludonaute)

Time for yet another Essen Preview – and like the previous post – this one will focus on a particular game, Shitenno from Ludonaute.  (Previous preview posts can be found here) Now, plenty of folks have had a quick snicker … Continue reading

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Essen Preview Part 9 – Sources for info and lots more new games

Essen Preview Part 9 More games and news that have been brought to my attention this week.  I just started making up my master Excel spreadsheet of all of the games that I’m interested in, and it’s over 60 games … Continue reading

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Essen Preview #8 – Things that have caught my attention this week

This week, there is not really a theme to the preview – just a lot of little things that have caught my attention.  I’ve been busy with a lot of real-life work busy-ness as well as a little bit of … Continue reading

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Essen Preview #7 – Liga’s extended preview of Pret-a-Porter (Portal)

[Editor’s Note – Again, some of the writers of the Opinionated Gamers have been fortunate enough to take an early look at some of the upcoming Essen releases.  Liga’s Italian-English has been cleaned up slightly by yours truly. I don’t … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Essen Preview #6 – Funkenschlag: First Sparks Preview

Dale Yu: Essen Preview #6: Funkenschlag – The First Sparks preview My Essen Preview series continues on – this time with a look at a single game, the newest edition to the Funkenschlag (Power Grid) family of games.  (Previous editions … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Essen Preview Part 5

Another week has passed, and that’s been a whole lot of time to read about all the new games.  This week, I’m looking at some of the smaller (or new) publishers that will be at Essen.  For me, this is … Continue reading

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