Tag Archives: Cartographers

The Opinionated Gamers (Try To) Predict the Spiel Des Jahres and Kennerspiel Des Jahres – 2020 Edition Final Guesses

For the past few years, our group of gamers has taken their best guess at trying to read the minds of the Spiel des Jahres jury members.  The nominations for the Spiel des Jahres and Kennerspiel des Jahres were announced … Continue reading

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Cartographers (Game Review by Brandon Kempf)

Designer: Jordy Adan Artists: Luis Francisco & Lucas Ribeiro Publisher: Thunderworks Games Players: 1-100 Time: 30-45 Minutes Times Played: 8 (1 solo) “I want those mountains closer to the forests! And a river running through it”  -The Queen Anyone who … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the 2020 Spiel des Jahres nominees!

The Spiel des Jahres jury announced their nominees and recommendations this morning. Congratulations to the nominees! We’ve listed them below, but we’ve only put in the names of the German publishers (or what we assume is the German publisher). Links … Continue reading

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Chris Wray: My Gen Con Most Anticipated List (2019)

We’re less than two weeks away, and I’m excited for Gen Con 2019. This will be my fifth year at the event, and my now-annual tradition of scrolling through Eric Martin’s amazing BGG preview tool is complete.  As I say … Continue reading

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Brandon Kempf: Three Games – Roll and Writes

I have a lot of games. A lot of games that are on my shelves, or on my table being played, that I have told myself that I want to review at some point, but for one reason or another, … Continue reading

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