Category Archives: Essen 2017

Dale Yu: Review of Riverboat

  Riverboat Designer: Michael Kiesling Publisher: Mayfair / Lookout Players: 2-4 Ages: 10+ Time: 90-100 mins Times played: 4, with review copy provided by Mayfair A few years back, Mayfair bought out Lookout Games – and I was honestly a … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Doodle Rush

Doodle Rush Designer: Adam Porter Publisher: Brain Games Players: 3-6 Ages: 8+ Time: 6-7 minutes Times played: 8, with review copy provided by Brain Games Brain Games was unknown to me until about two years ago – they are a … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Dragon Castle

Dragon Castle Designers: Lorenzo Silva, Hjalmar Hach, Luca Ricci Publisher: Horrible Games Players:2-4 Ages: 8+ Time: 40-60 minutes Times played: 6, with review copy provided by Horrible Games Prior to SPIEL 2017, Dragon Castle was high on my list of … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Preview of Kami-Sama

  Kami-Sama Designer:  AJ Lambeth Publisher: Kolossal Games Players: 2-4 Ages: (not listed on my documentation) Time: documentation says 45-60 minutes, real life says 90ish minutes Times played: 4, with prototype preview copy provided by publisher (Note that the above … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Calimala

  Calimala Designer: Fabio Lopiano Publisher: ADC Blackfire Players: 3-5 Ages: 10+ Time: 75-90 minutes Times played: 3, with review copy provided by ADC Blackfire Blackfire has been one of those companies that has been on the periphery of my … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Memoarrr!

  Memoarrr! Designer: Carlo Bortolini Publisher: Edition Spielwiese Players: 2-4 Ages: 8+ Time: 10-20 minutes Times played: 6, with review copy provided by Edition Spielwiese Memoarrr! is a card based memory game that seems quite simple when you first read … Continue reading

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