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Dale Yu: Review of Rebel Nox

Rebel Nox Designers: Helge Meissner, Eilif Svensson, Anna Wermlund, Kristian Amundsen Ostby Publisher: Aporta Games Players: 4-6 Ages: 12+ Time: 20-30 minutes Times played: 3, with review copy provided by Aporta Games Rebel Nox is an interesting card game that … Continue reading

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NEWTON

N Designers:  Nestore Mancone and Simone Luciani Publisher: Cranio Creations/CMON Players: 1-4 Ages: 14+ Time:  90 minutes Played: 4 times with a copy I purchased Seeing Isaac Newton only makes me think of physics class; this was not a class … Continue reading

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Dale Yu – Review of Deckscape: The Mystery of Eldorado (spoiler free review)

Deckscape: The Mystery of Eldorado (spoiler free review) Designers: Martino Chiacchiera and Silvano Sorrentino Players: 1-6 Ages: 12+ Time: 45-90 minutes Times played: 1, with review copy provided by dv Giochi The puzzle game genre has been rapidly growing over … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: EXIT: The Sinister Mansion, EXIT: The Mysterious Museum, EXIT: Dead Man on the Orient Express, EXIT: The Sunken Treasure

EXIT Games (The Sinister Mansion, The Mysterious Museum, Dead Man on the Orient Express, The Sunken Treasure) Designers: Inka and Markus Brand Publisher: KOSMOS Players: 1-4 Ages: 12+ Time: about 60 minutes each Times played: 1 with each game (with … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of the Q System (Sherlock: The Tomb of the Archaeologist, Sherlock: Last Call, Sherlock: Death on the 4th of July)

Q System (Sherlock: The Tomb of the Archaeologist, Sherlock: Last Call, Sherlock: Death on the 4th of July) Designers: Josep Izquierdo and Marti Lucas Publisher: Enigma Studio Players: 1-8   Ages: 8+ Time: 60 minutes Times played: 1 each with … Continue reading

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Rolnicy

Designer: Jeffrey D. Allers Publisher: Nasza Księgarnia Artist: Tomasz Larek Players: 2-4 Time: 30-45 Minutes Times Played: 5 I never set out to make so many tile-laying games, but I always find something new to explore. -Jeff Allers Taking a … Continue reading

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天下鳴動 (Tenka Meidou/World Rumbling)

Designer: 与儀新一 (Shinichi Yogi)Publisher: 77spielePlayers: 2-4Ages: 10+Time: 20-40 minutesTimes Played: 4 times with purchased copyAvailability Note: The copy I have was acquired by a friend at the 2018 fall Game Market, but at the time of this review, copies are … Continue reading

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NEOM

Designer: Paul Sottosanti Publisher: Lookout Games Players: 1-5 Ages: 10+ Time: 45 minutes Times Played: 4 times with someone else’s copy (mine is on pre-order), plus several times online I have always enjoyed city building as a theme for many … Continue reading

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Simmy Peerutin – Review of Gugong

Gugong A review by Simmy Peerutin February 2019 Gugong deserves better than its BGG ranking at number 493 as at the time of writing. It is a great Euro, simple to explain but with seemingly many viable strategies for achieving … Continue reading

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メテオ回収株式会社 (Meteor Recovery Corp./Meteo Inc)

Designer: ましう(Mashiu)Publisher: 倦怠期(Kentaiki)Players: 2-4Ages: 7+Time: 20 minutesTimes Played: 3 times with copy gifted from a friendAvailability Note: At the time of this review, copies are available from Sugorokuya I’m currently reading John McPhee’s Draft No. 4, and just seven pages … Continue reading

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