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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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Autumn Game Market Anticipation Post (ゲームマーケット2020秋プレビュー)

Hi everyone – As I usually like to do a week out from each Tokyo Game Market, I wanted to highlight some of the titles I’m looking forward to, the titles I’m really looking forward to, and the titles I … Continue reading

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海外ゲームの翻訳の話

(日本語全く話さないし、読み書きしない私がどうやって英訳してるかについての話。昔ドイツゲームを輸入して翻訳してた人たちに響いて欲しいと願っています。) [Today’s post will be slightly different than you were expecting.  My friend Yuto Fujikawa (https://twitter.com/YutoFujikawa) has graciously translated this article into Japanese, and we wanted to share. The original post in English is available at this link.] 私の家の吹き抜けに草間彌生の絵が飾ってあります。それは雑誌の切り抜きをフレームに入れたもので家族や友人ではない人物の唯一の写真です。(ちょっと変に思われるかもしれませんが、私はぜElvis や … Continue reading

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