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Chris Wray: Quick Thoughts on 10 Essen Games

We’re a little over two weeks past Spiel ‘17, and I’ve played about 40 new titles.  So has my game group: every year, I invite everybody I regularly game with in Kansas and Missouri to a small get-together (called “Essen … Continue reading

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Chris Wray: My Essen 2017 Most Anticipated List

Spiel (Essen) 2017 is less than two weeks away, and I’ve been reading rulebooks and combing through Eric Martin’s oh-so-amazing Spiel ’17 Preview on BGG. As in past years, I’ll be doing coverage from the fair for The Opinionated Gamers … Continue reading

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GenCon 2017 Mega Rundown – A to G

Time to head wholeheartedly into the meat of my 2017 convention experience.  In rough alphabetical order by publisher, here are a few of the games that caught my eye enough to snap a few photos.     *As always standard … Continue reading

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Chris Wray: My Gen Con Most Anticipated List

I’ll arrive in Indianapolis later today, and I’m excited for Gen Con 2017 to get started.   This will be my third year at Gen Con, and thanks to Eric Martin’s amazing new BGG preview tool, I’m better prepared this … Continue reading

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Ticket to Ride Rails & Sails (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Alan R. Moon Publisher:  Days of Wonder Players:  2 – 5 Ages:  8 and Up Time:  90 Minutes Times Played:   > 5 Alan Moon’s Ticket to Ride is among my all-time favorite games, so I was looking forward to … Continue reading

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GenCon 2016 Mega Rundown – A to G

Welcome back to the 2016 Mega Rundown.  Today we start into the gamer games in earnest, hitting them up alphabetically by publisher.  Sit back and let the photos wash over you to see what games caught my fancy.

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Quadropolis (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: François Gandon Publisher:  Days of Wonder Players:  2 – 4 Ages:  8 and Up Time:  30 – 60 Minutes Times Played:  > 5 (With 3-4 Players) Days of Wonder has a well-deserved reputation for solid production value and quality … Continue reading

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Ticket to Ride: United Kingdom – Game Review

  Review by Chris Wray Designer: Alan Moon Publisher: Days of Wonder Players: 2-4  Ages: 8+ Time: 30-60 minutes Times played: >5   Alan Moon’s Ticket to Ride is among my all-time favorite games, so I was looking forward to the release of Map Pack #5. … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #26 – Zug um Zug (a.k.a Ticket to Ride)

Designer:  Alan R. Moon Publisher:  Days of Wonder Players:  2 – 5 Ages:  8 and Up Time:  30 – 60 Minutes Times Played:  > 50 (And even more on the iOS app…) Ticket to Ride: Alan Moon gets another win… … Continue reading

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Relic Runners

Design by Matthew Dunstan Published by Days of Wonder 2 – 5 Players, 1 – 1 ½ hours Review by Greg J. Schloesser Days of Wonder achieved fame by publishing lavishly produced games that were renowned for their beautiful, high … Continue reading

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