Category Archives: SdJ Re-Review

SdJ Re-Reviews #37: Colt Express

Designer: Christophe Raimbault Publisher:  Ludonaute, Asmodee, Others Players:  2 – 6 Ages:  10 and Up Time:  30-40 Minutes Times Played:  > 5 (Plus more on iOS…) Series Note: Two years ago, we began publishing re-reviews of the 36 games that … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews: Series Conclusion

Camel Up was the last entry in our Spiel des Jahres series.  Though there is one winner I haven’t yet written about (Colt Express by Christophe Raimbault and Ludonaute), I decided it would be best to wait several months before … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #36: Camel Up

Designer: Steffen Bogen Publisher:  eggertspiele, Pegasus Spiele, Z-Man Games, Others Players:  2 – 8 Ages:  8 and Up Time:  20 – 30 Minutes Times Played:  > 10 How do you say that?  Is it Camel Up, or Camel Cup? In … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #35: Hanabi

Designer: Antoine Bauza Publisher:  ABACUSSPIELE, R&R Games, Les XII Singles, Others Players:  2 – 5 Ages:  8 and Up Time:  25 Minutes Times Played:  > 100 Hanabi: From a limited print run of 1,000 copies, to more than 1,000,000 copies … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #34: Kingdom Builder

Designer: Donald X. Vaccarino Publisher:  Queen Games Players:  2 – 4 Ages:  8 and Up Time:  45 Minutes Times Played:  > 20 Author’s Note: One of the goals of this series is to walk through the history of each Spiel … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #33: Qwirkle

Designer: Susan McKinley Ross Publisher:  MindWare, Schmidt, Others Players:  2 – 4 Ages:  6 and Up Time:  45 Minutes Times Played:  > 10 (And many more on iOS…) Qwirkle: An SdJ win six years in the making… In the spring … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #32: Dixit

Designer:  Jean-Louis Roubira Publisher:  Libellud, Asmodee, Others Players:  3 – 6 Ages:  8 and Up Time:  30 Minutes Times Played:  > 10 Dixit: What do you see? Jean-Louis Roubira, a child psychiatrist by training and profession, is also a prolific … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #31: Dominion

Designer:  Donald X. Vaccarino Publisher:  Rio Grande, Hans im Glück, Others Players:  2 – 4 Ages:  13 and Up Time:  30 Minutes Times Played:  > 50 Author’s Note: One of the goals of this series is to walk through the … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #30: Keltis

Designer:  Reiner Knizia Publisher:  ABACUSSPIELE, Rio Grande, Z-Man Games, Others Players:  2 – 5 Ages:  8 and Up Time:  45 Minutes Times Played:  > 5 Keltis: Reiner Knizia wins the Spiel des Jahres… Reiner Knizia started designing games in the … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #29: Zooloretto

Designer:  Michael Schacht Publisher:  ABACUSSPIELE, Rio Grande, Z-Man Games, Others Players:  2 – 5 Ages:  8 and Up Time:  45 Minutes Times Played:  > 5 Zooloretto: A board game based on a card game… Michael Schacht started experimenting with game … Continue reading

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