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Lost Ruins of Arnak Wins DSP Award!

The second of the major Game of the Year awards has been announced.  The winner of Germany’s Deutscher Spiele Preis (DSP) is Lost Ruins of Arnak.  Arnak, which lost out to Paleo for the Kennerspiel award, this time bested both … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: First Imperssions of Stronghold Undead (2021)

Stronghold Undead Designer: Ignacy Trzewiczek Publisher: Portal Games/Stronghold Games Players: 2 Age: 14+ Time: 90 minutes on the box, about 2-3 hours in real life Played with review copy from Stronghold Games From the publisher: Stronghold: Undead is a re-balancing … Continue reading

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Dale Yu – Review of Hero Hockey

Hero Hockey Designers: Alexander Fuhrer and Mikkel Bertelsen Publisher: Oy Marektoy Players: 2 Age: 8+ Time: 15 minutes Played with game provided by Asmodee NA (distributing here in US) Hero Hockey is the newest iteration of Klask, a game I … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Cascadia  

Cascadia Designer: Randy Flynn Publisher: AEG/Flatout Games Players: 1-4 Time: 30-45 minutes Age: 10+ Played with review copy provided by AEG Cascadia is an unofficial designation for the coastal areas of the Pacific Northwest – including parts of Oregon, Washington, … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Brew

Brew Designer: Stevo Torres Publisher: Pandasaurus Games Players: 2-4 Age: 10+ Time: 45-60 minutes Played with review copy provided by Pandasaurus Games From the introductory text: “Time is broken and shattered. The seasons all exist at once, and day and … Continue reading

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Descent Legends of the Dark (A Game Review by Brandon Kempf) *No Spoilers*

Designer: Kara Centell-Dunk & Nathan I. Hajek Artist: Gary Storkamp Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games Players: 1-4 players Time: 120 – 180 minutes Times Played: 3 A bit of history, a confession of sorts. I buy, or rather, I used to … Continue reading

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