Category Archives: Essen 2020

10 Great Games from the Past 2 Years (Article by Chris Wray)

Gaming largely went on a “pause” for the past two years. There were fewer releases of new games. Conventions were less well-attended — or canceled. Game groups temporarily disbanded.  But as the hobby continues its effort to reconnect, we here … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of The Three Little Wolves

The Three Little Wolves Designers: Poki Chen, Smoox Chen Players: 2-4 Age: 8+ Time: 20-30 minutes Played with copy provided by Taiwan Boardgame Design The Three Little Wolves is a compact family game which takes the story of the 3 … Continue reading

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Dale Yu – Review of Block Ness

Block Ness Designer: Laurent Escoffier Publisher: Blue Orange Players: 2-4 Age: 8+ Time: 15 minutes Played with review copy provided by publisher Block Ness has a punny title that nicely hints at the theme of the game – that is, … Continue reading

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Dale Yu – Review of Unicorn Fever

Unicorn Fever Designers: Lorenzo Silva, Lorenzo Tucci Sorrentino Publisher: Horrible Guild Players: 2-6 Age: 10+ Time: 40-60 mins Review copy provided by Horrible Guild Unicorn Fever is the rethemed successor to Horse Fever, a “racing” game from 2009 which I … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Vampire the Masquerade: Vendetta

Vampire The Masquerade: Vendetta Designers: Charlie Cleveland, Bruno Faidutti Players: 3-6 Age: 14+ Time: 30 minutes Review copy provided by Horrible Guild According to Wikipedia – Vampire: The Masquerade is a tabletop role-playing game (tabletop RPG) created by Mark Rein-Hagen … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Escape Tales: Children of Wyrmwoods

Designers: Jakub Caban, Matt Dembek, Bartosz Idzikowski Publisher: Board&Dice Players: 1-4 Ages: 12+ Time: 450 minutes on box (my game lasted 5hr 15min) Times played: 1, with review copy provided by Board&Dice *** The buik of this review is spoiler … Continue reading

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