Category Archives: SdJ Re-Review

SdJ Re-Reviews #18: El Grande

Designer:  Wolfgang Kramer, Richard Ulrich Publisher:  Multiple (Originally Hans im Glück) Players:  2 – 5 Ages:  12 and Up Time:  90 Minutes Times Played:   > 50 (On the Rio Grande Edition) El Grande: Kramer teams up with Richard Ulrich to … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #17: Die Siedler von Catan (a.k.a. The Settlers of Catan)

Designer:  Klaus Teuber Publisher:  Multiple (Originally Kosmos) Players:  3 – 4 Ages:  10 and Up Time:  90 Minutes Times Played:   > 50 (On Various Mayfair Games Editions) Die Siedler von Catan: The game that changed everything… The Washington Post has … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #16: Manhattan

Designer: Andreas Seyfarth Publisher: Multiple (Originally Hans im Glück) Players: 2 – 4 Ages: 10 and Up Time: 45 Minutes Times Played:   > 10 (On the Mayfair Games Edition) Manhattan: Andreas Seyfarth’s first win… Andreas Seyfarth was a little known … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #15: Bluff (a.k.a. Liar’s Dice or Call My Bluff)

Designer:  Richard Borg Publisher:  Milton Bradley, FX Schmid, Ravensburger Players:  2 – 6 Ages:  8 and Up Time:  15 Minutes Times Played:   > 20 (Mostly on the 1997 F.X. Schmid USA Edition) Bluff: From Self Published, to Milton Bradley, to … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #14: Um Reifenbreite (a.k.a. Homas Tour)

Designer:  Rob Bontenbal Publisher:  Homas Spelen; Jumbo Players:  2 – 4 Ages:  8 and Up Time:  60 Minutes Times Played:   > 5 (On Jumbo’s German SdJ Edition) Um Reifenbreite: A fire, a legal battle, and the 1992 Spiel des Jahres… … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #13: Drunter und Drüber (a.k.a. Wacky Wacky West)

Designer:  Klaus Teuber Publisher:  Hans im Glück, Mayfair Players:  2 – 4 Ages:  9 and Up Time:  30 – 45 Minutes Times Played:   > 5 (On the Hans im Glück German Edition & Mayfair’s Wacky Wacky West) Drunter und Drüber: … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #12: Adel Verpflichtet (a.k.a. Hoity Toity)

Designer:  Klaus Teuber Publisher:  Multiple Players:  2 – 6 Ages:  8 and Up Time:  45 Minutes Times Played:  > 10 (On Various Editions) Adel Verpflichtet: Teuber gets a second win, and the hobby starts to go global… Klaus Teuber published … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #11: Café International

Designer:  Rudi Hoffmann Publisher:  Multiple Players:  2 – 4 Ages:  10 and Up Time:  45 Minutes Times Played:  > 5 (On the 1989 Mattel German Second Edition) Café International: Rudi Hoffmann gets a win… Rudi Hoffmann was one of the earliest – and most … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #10: Barbarossa und die Rätselmeister (a.k.a. Barbarossa)

Designer:  Klaus Teuber Publisher:  Multiple Players:  3 – 6 Ages:  10 and Up Time:  60 Minutes Times Played:  > 7 (On the Rio Grande Games and Catan GmbH Editions) Barbarossa und die Rätselmeister: The game that launched Klaus Teuber’s career… … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #9: Auf Achse

Designer:  Wolfgang Kramer Publisher:  FX Schmid, Ravensburger, Schmidt Spiele Players:  2 – 6 Ages:  10 and Up Time:  60 Minutes Times Played:  >5 Auf Achse: The back-to-back win that made Wolfgang Kramer a star… Wolfgang Kramer had loved playing with trucks as a child, so … Continue reading

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