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くみこ と かつひさ (Kumiko and Katsuhisa)

Designer: M. Aoki (A(四日市))Publisher: Yokkaichi Indoor Union (四日市インドア同盟)Players: 2Playing Time: 15-20 minutesTimes Played: 4 on a gratis copy from the designer Kumiko and Katsuhisa is a two-player trick-taking game where one player takes on the role of the Chairman of … Continue reading

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Fall Tokyo Game Market 2021 Anticipation Post

It’s the time of year again.  Today I’ll give an overview of sorts for games that will be released in Japan in a matter of hours at the Fall Tokyo Game Market (TGM). I’ll talk about games I’m looking forward … Continue reading

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Encyclopaedist (a review)

Designer: Sengoku Ichiro (千石 一郎)Publisher: 数寄ゲームズ (Suki Games)Players: 3Playing Time: 20-30 minutesTimes Played: 3 on purchased physical copies; a few more times with a Google Sheets mock-up I’m going to talk below about the many ways I love Encyclopaedist and … Continue reading

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Age of Assassins (a review)

Designer: Muneyuki Yokouchi (横内宗幸)Publisher: 操られ人形館 (Ayatsurare Ningyoukan)Players: 3-4Playing Time: 30 minutesTimes Played: 8 (some on a friend’s copy, some on a copy I purchased (1st ed.), some on a second copy I purchased (3rd ed.)) I first played Age of … Continue reading

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Osaka and Tokyo Spring Game Market 2021 Anticipation Post

Hi folks – As I usually do twice a year, I want to highlight some of the titles that have recently been released in Japan, or will be shortly; I’ll touch on games that I’m eager to play, games I … Continue reading

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ハニーフェスタ (Honey Festa)

Designer: ゆたか (Yutaka)Artist: ツクダヒナミ (Hinami Tsukuda)Publisher: ゆるあ~と(Yuruart)Players: 1-4Ages: 8+Times Played: 6 times on a purchased copy Honey Festa is a puzzle game originally released at the Spring 2019 Tokyo Game Market. When I say “puzzle” game here, I mean it … Continue reading

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