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Dale Yu: Review of Fun Facts

Fun Facts Designer: Kasper Lapp Publisher: Repos Production Players: 4-8 Age: 8+ Time: 30 minutes Played with review copy provided by Repos at SPIEL 2022 Fun Facts is the newest party game offering from Repos Production; they has had a … Continue reading

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Tiletum (Game Review by Ben Bruckart)

Tiletum (Game Review by Ben Bruckart) Theme Tiletum refers to the modern day city of Tielt in Belgium. Imagine for a moment, that you are a merchant traveling through Renaissance Europe and establishing trade houses, fulfilling contracts, building cathedrals, gaining … Continue reading

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Talia Rosen: 18 Years and 13,000 Games Later

How do you measure 18 years?  In my case, through the playing of 13,000 games.  I started logging my games played using BoardGameGeek in 2005 and somehow I find myself 18 years later still loving the hobby and the data. … Continue reading

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T8: Trick Taking Heaven

I spent this past weekend in Cincinnati at T8, a small trick taking convention run by fellow OG-er James Nathan. Longtime readers know that I’m an enormous fan of trick taking games  — I have written numerous articles about them … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of The Lost Code

The Lost Code Designer: Leo Colovini Publisher: Mojito Studios Players: 2-4 Age: 10+ Time: 60 minutes Played with review copy provided by Mojito Studios Leo Colovini is one of my favorite designers – many people find his designs a bit … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Eleven: Football Manager Board Game

Eleven: Football Manager Board Game Designer: Thomas Jansen Publisher: Portal Games Players: 1-4 Age: 14+ Time: 90 minutes Played with review copy provided by publisher at SPIEL 2022 Eleven: Football Manager Board Game is an economic strategy game set in … Continue reading

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