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Brandon Kempf: Three Games – Three Family Games

I have a lot of games. A lot of games that are on my shelves, or on my table being played, that I have told myself that I want to review at some point. For one reason or another, this … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Nagaraja

Nagaraja Designers: Bruno Cathala and Theo Riviere Publisher: Hurrican Players: 2 Age: 9+ Time: 30 minutes Times played: 4, with review copy provided by Asmodee NA In Nagaraja, two players compete against each other trying to explore a long lost … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Squirrel

Squirrel Designer: Tom Sudall and Catriona Ross Publisher: format 15 Players: 2 foragers Ages: 4+ Time: 5 minutes Times played: 3, with review copy provided by designer Squirrel is a pocket sized game that I had never heard of before … Continue reading

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Alan How – Review of Promenade

How I came across the game Many years ago, before the detailed presentation of forthcoming games at Essen, you had to wander around the halls, bumping into new games. As there was not very much information about, it felt like … Continue reading

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Dizzle (Game Review by Brandon Kempf)

Designer: Ralf zur Linde Artist: Anna Pätzke Publishers: Schmidt Spiele & Stronghold Games Players: 1-4 Time: 30 minutes Times Played: 5 “How many damn roll and writes are going to be made?!?!” -Brandon Kempf April 2018 Well, what’s this? I’m … Continue reading

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Gathering With Friends: The First Day

Spring has sprung which means it time for your friendly OG editor-in-chief Dale to post a weekend’s worth of impressions on the latest games, local Niagara foodie hideaways, and other nonsense at the annual Gathering of Friends. I look forward … Continue reading

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Fast Forward: Fortune (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Friedemann Friese Publisher: 2F-Spiele, Stronghold Games Players: 3 – 5 Ages: 10 and Up Time: 15 Minutes Times Played: > 20 (On Review Copy from Publisher) Fortune is the fourth game in the Fast Forward series by Friedemann Friese. … Continue reading

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エスパーピザ屋 ゴーストタウンへ行く (Psychic Pizza Deliverers Go to the Ghost Town)

Designer: 木皿儀 隼一 (Hayato Kisaragi)Artist: ryo@にゃも (Ryo Nyamo)Publisher: ワンドロー (ONE DRAW)Players: 3-4Ages: 10+Playing Time: 30-45 minutesTimes Played: 5 with purchased copy. (Deliverer: 3; Mayor: 2)Availability Note: The copy I have was acquired by a friend at the 2018 fall Game … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Luxantis

Luxantis Designer: Kai Haferkamp Publisher: HABA Players: 2-4 Ages: 6+ Time: 20-30 minutes Weblink: https://www.habausa.com/luxantis/ Times played: 3, with review copy provided by HABA USA Luxantis (aka Die Legende der Irrlichter in German) was one of the games that I … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Noctiluca

Noctiluca Designer: Shem Phillips Publisher: Z-Man Ages: 8+ Players: 1-4 Ages: 30 min Times played: 5, with review copy provided by Z-Man/Asmodee NA Noctiluca is the another game from Shem Phillips – a designer who has become more prolific in … Continue reading

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