Category Archives: Reviews

Dale Yu: Review of Stack-A-Biddi

Stack-A-Biddi Designer: Grzegorz Rejchtman Publisher: Game Factory Players: 2-4 Ages: 8+ Time: 30 min Times played: 3, with review copy provided by publisher Stack-A-Biddi was a game that I first learned about at the press show on the Wednesday at … Continue reading

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James Nathan: Keyper

James Nathan: Keyper Game: Keyper Designer: Richard Breese Publisher: R&D Games Players: 2-4 Time:  90-120 Minutes Times played: 2 times with a friend’s copy For my group, the deluge of Essen titles to dig out from underneath feels like it’s … Continue reading

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Tokyo Game Market Part 2

Hidden Roooms I don’t often play solo but I do love puzzles. I was pleased to find Hidden Rooms which has a fantastic look and lots of nice handmade touches. It seems to be a reimplementation of the designer’s print … Continue reading

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Tokyo Game Market Part 1

A quick review of some of the titles that were available at TGM Dec 2017. I wasn’t able to attend but that didn’t stop me from coveting some of the games that would be sold there. I have managed to … Continue reading

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Opinionated Gamers’ Review of Professor Evil and the Citadel of Time

  Professor Evil and the Citadel of Time Designers: Brett J. Gilbert and Matthew Dunstan Publisher: Funforge Players: 2-4 Ages: 8+ Time: 30-45 minutes Times played: 7, with review copy provided by Funforge Says OG writer, Eric Martin (originally on … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: Review of Wartime: The Battle of Valyance Vale

Wargames can be long, arduous affairs as players think deeply about current and future moves but then have to start over when their opponent takes their turn. (No battle plan ever survives contact with the enemy.) This naturally pauses the … Continue reading

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Dale Yu:  Review of Ex Libris

  Ex Libris Designer: Adam P. McIver Players: 1-4 Ages: 12+ Time: 30-60 minutes Times played: 3, with review copy provided by the designer himself So, if there is anything that I love more than playing games (and writing about … Continue reading

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Simon Neale: Review of Majesty for the Realm

Majesty: for the Realm Designer: Marc André Publisher: Hans im Glück and others Players: 2-4 Ages: 7+ Time: 15-40 minutes Times played: 8, with German copy purchased at Essen Spiel. Majesty was a game that I had completely missed in … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Castles of Burgundy the Dice Game

  Castles of Burgundy the Dice Game Designer: Christoph Toussaint, Stefan Feld Publisher: Ravensburger Players: 1-4 Ages: 10+ Time: 30 minutes Times played: 8 (5 multiplayer, 3 solo) with review copy provided by Ravensburger So, when the Castles of Burgundy … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Wendake

Wendake Designer: Danilo Sabia Publisher: Placentia Games Players: 1-4 Ages: 14+ Time: 60-120 mins Times played: 5, with review copy provided by Placentia Games In Wendake, players act as a chief of the Wyandot Native American tribe – over the … Continue reading

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