Category Archives: Essen 2018

Dale Yu: Review of Solenia

Solenia Designer: Sebastien Dujardin Publisher: Pearl Games Players: Age: Time: 60 minutes Times played: 4, with review copy provided by Pearl Games/Asmodee NA So, this is one of the final reviews that I will write from Essen 2018 – mostly … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Monster Lands

Monster Lands Designers: Gorka Mata, Victor Fernandez, Sergi Sole, Daniel Schloesser Publisher: Second Gate Games Players: 1-4 Ages: 12+ Time: 90-150 minutes Times played: 3, with review copy provided by Second Gate Games Monster Lands is one of the many … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of The Boldest

The Boldest Designer: Sophia Wagner Publisher: Edition Spielwiese / Stronghold Games Players: 2-5 Age: 10+ Time: 60-90 minutes Times played: 5, with review copy provided by Edition Spielwiese The Boldest is set is some sort of futuristic/dystopian or fantasy setting. … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Fertility

Fertility Designer: Cyrille Leroy Publisher: Catch Up Games Players: 2-4 Ages: 10+ Time: 45-60 minutes Times played: 3, with review copy provided by Catch Up Games / Blackrock Distribution In Fertility, players are each a Nomarch (i.e. mayor) of an … Continue reading

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Dale Yu – Review of Fuji

Fuji Designer: Wolfgang Warsch Publisher: Feuerland Games Players: 2-4 Ages: 10+ Time: 30-45 minutes Times played: 5, with review copy provided by Feuerland Fuji is one of the new games from Wolfgang Warsch – you know the guy who was … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: First Impressions of A Pleasant Journey to Neko

A Pleasant Journey to Neko Designer: Citie Lo Publisher: The Wood Games Players: 2-4 Ages: 12+ Time: 90 minutes Times played: 2, with review copy provided by The Wood Games A Pleasant Journey to Neko was a game that I … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: First Impressions of Adventure Island

Adventure Island Designers: Michael Palm and Lukas Zach Publisher: Pegasus Spiele Players: 2-5 Ages: 10+ Time: 45-90 minutes per session Times played: 4 sessions so far… (with review copy provided by Pegasus) Adventure Island is the new cooperative game from … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Horticulture Master

Horticulture Master Designer: Lin Yen-Kuang Publisher: Mozi Game Players: 2-5 Ages: 7+ Time: 45-60 minutes Times played: 3, with review copy provided by MOZI In Horticulture Master, players vie to have the most beautiful garden on their board.  The game … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Gravity Superstar

Gravity Superstar Designer: Julian Allain Publisher: Sit Down! Players: 2-6 Ages: 7+ Time: 20-30 mins Times played: 3, with review copy provided by Sit Down! Gravity Superstar is set “At the edge of known space, the most famous adventurers converge … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Reviews of Ramen and Ramen Fury

Ramen Designers: Israel Cendrero and Sheila Santos Publisher: Ediciones Primigenio Players: 2-5 Ages: 8+ Time: 30 minutes Times played: 3, with review copy provided by publisher Ramen is a new set-collection game that I picked up at SPIEL 2018.  I … Continue reading

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