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Dale Yu: Review of HELP!

HELP! Designer: Kim Vandenbroucke Publisher: Amigo Games Players: 3-5 Age: 8+ Time: 15-20 minutes Played with review copy provided by Amigo HELP! Is one of this year’s traditional card games that always appear at the SPIEL convention.  There are usually … Continue reading

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Dale Yu – Review of My First Advent Calendar

My First Advent Calendar Publisher: Haba Players: N/A Age; 2+ Time: 3-5 minutes/day So, I grew up as a Catholic in the Midwest, so I’m quite familiar with Advent Calendars.  As it turns out, it might not be as common … Continue reading

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Dale Yu – Review of Envy – Escape Kit from Lock Paper Scissors

Envy Website: https://lockpaperscissors.co/envy/ Players: we had 3 solvers Time: took us 35 minutes Lock Paper Scissors offers a number of escape kits – these print and play activities help your “transform your home into an immersive adventure”.  They currently offer … Continue reading

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Maeshowe – an Orkney Saga (Review by RJ Garrison or RJ enters solo gaming)

Maeshowe – an Orkney Saga (Review by RJ Garrison or RJ enters solo gaming) Designer: Lee Broderick Publisher:  Dragon Dawn Productions Players:  1-2 players Playing Time:  15-25 minutes Ages:  12+ MSRP: €28.00 http://www.ddpgames.com In the 1150’s two different sets of … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Carcassonne 20th Anniversary Edition

Carcassonne: 20th Anniversary Edition Designer: Klaus-Jurgen Wrede Publisher: Hans im Gluck/Z-Man Players: 2-4 Age: 10+ Time: 30-40 minutes Times played: 3, with review copy provided by Z-Man/Asmodee USA.  Played conservatively 300 times with various versions over the years So, though … Continue reading

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Dale Yu – Review of Wild Space

Wild Space Designer: Joachim Thome Publisher: Pandasaurus Players: 1-5 Age: 10+ Time: 30 minutes Played 3 times with review copy provided by Pandasaurus Games Wild Space is a futuristic game where you are competing with your fellow gamers to assemble … Continue reading

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