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Dale Yu: Review of Dulce

Dulce Designer: Julio Nazario Publisher: Stronghold Games Players: 1-4 Age: 14+ Time: 30 minutes Played with review copy from publisher Dulce places players in the competitive world of sweets. You need to plant your fields strategically with cacao, coffee, peanuts, … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of San Francisco

San Francisco Designer: Renier Knizia Publisher: rebel studio Players: 2-4 Age: 14+ Time: 45 minutes Played with review copy provided by distributor, Asmodee NA Say the publisher:  “For San Francisco, the first half of the 20th century is an era … Continue reading

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Dale Yu – Review of Kites

Kites Designer: Kevin Hamano Publisher: Floodgate Games Players: 2-6 Age: 10+ Time: 10-15 minutes Played with review copy provided by publisher In Kites, the players work together as a team to try to keep all their kites in the air.  … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Gang of Dice

Gang of Dice Designer: Reiner Knizia Publisher: Mandoo Games Players: 2-4 Age: 8+ Time: 30 minutes Played with review copy provided by Mandoo Games Says the box: “The boss is going to retire. As one of his lieutenants, you need … Continue reading

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Dale Yu – Review of No Mercy

No Mercy Designer: Reiner Knizia Publisher: Mandoo Games Players: 2-5 Age: 8+ Time: 15 minutes Played with review copy provided by Mandoo Games No Mercy is a press-your-luck game in which you draw cards to get points — but you … Continue reading

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Ark Nova Wins 2022 DSP Award

The results of the Deutscher Spiele Preis (DSP), Germany’s second most important gaming award, were recently announced.  The winner is Ark Nova, Mathias Wigge’s first published design, which beat out the SdJ-winning Cascadia for the honor.  This isn’t a particularly … Continue reading

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