Category Archives: Essen 2021

Dale Yu – Preview of Jamaica (2021)

Jamaica (2021) Designers: Malcolm Braff, Bruno Cathala, Sebastien Pauchon Publisher: Asmodee/Gameworks Players: 2-6 Age: 8+ Time: 30-45 minutes Well, a few years ago, back in 2017, I was a bit surprised to see an expansion for Jamaica, titled “The Crew” … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Escape Room in A Box: Time Drifters (Isabel’s Story and Kira’s Story) – Spoiler Free

Escape Room in A Box: Time Drifters (Isabel’s Story and Kira’s Story) Designers: Juliana Moreno Patel and Ariel Rubin Publisher: Mattel Players: 1-4 Age: 15+ Time: 75 minutes on the box Over the past few years, there have been a … Continue reading

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Dale Yu – Review of Love Letter Princess Princess Ever After

Love Letter Princess Princess Ever After Designer: Seiji Kanai Publisher: Renegade Game Studio Players: 2-6 Age: 10+ Time: 15-20 minutes Played on review copy provided by Renegade Game Studios Love Letter has been one of my favorite microgames ever.  The … Continue reading

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Dale Yu – Review of Mysterious Ladder

Mysterious Ladder Designer: Jin JH Bang Publisher: Korea Boardgames Players: 2-4 Age: 7+ Time: 20 minutes Played with review copy provided by Korea Boardgames Well, when I first got this game, I wasn’t quite sure what the title was – … Continue reading

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7 Wonders Architects (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Antoine Bauza Publisher: Repos Productions  Players: 2 – 7 Ages: 10 and up Time: 25 Minutes Times Played: 7 7 Wonders is one of my all-time favorite games, and Antoine Bauza is one of my all-time favorite designers. So … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Bequest

Bequest Designer: Marek Tupy Publisher: Wizkids Players: 3-6 Age: 10+ Time: 30-45 minutes Played with review copy provided by Wizkids In Bequest, all the players are relatives of the misunderstood Dr. Schism, who has somehow met his ultimate demise, and … Continue reading

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