Tag Archives: essen 2012

Review: Taschkent

Taschkent Designed by Peer Sylvester Art by Klemens Franz Published by Mücke Spiele   2-4 players Ages 8+ 60 minutes   Reviewed by Jonathan Franklin Played once Photo by Harald Mücke   What game would you make if it had … Continue reading

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Ben McJunkin: Review of Archipelago

Archipelago Designer: Christopher Boelinger Publisher: Ludically Players: 1-5 | Ages: 12+ | Time: 30-180 mins This is the story of Archipelago: you begin with little, in an unknown land and with an uncertain future. Slowly your path takes shape. You … Continue reading

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Ben McJunkin: First Impressions – Dominare

Dominare Designer: Jim Pinto Publisher: AEG Players: 2-6 | Ages: 12+ | Time: 120 mins. Dominare is one of four games released by AEG at Essen last year as part of that publisher’s Tempest line. All four games are set … Continue reading

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Ben McJunkin: Review of CO2

CO2 Designer: Vital Lacerda Publisher: Geochix.it / Stronghold Players: 1-5 | Ages: 12+ | Time: 120 mins. CO2 is Vital Lacerda’s controversial new release from this year’s Spiel fair in Essen. The game is controversial not only because of its … Continue reading

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Ben McJunkin: Review of Il Vecchio

Il Vecchio Designer: Rüdiger Dorn Publisher: H@ll Games / Pegasus Players: 2-4 Ages: 10+ Time: 60-80 min Ruddinger Dorn’s Il Vecchio tells the tale of feuding Florentine families competing for prestige and influence in the waning days of the de … Continue reading

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Father in the Messe: Top 10

Here we are with our last report of the Father in the Messe series. We really hope you liked mine and Caterina report of this convention. If you are a father gamer I really suggest you to think about attending … Continue reading

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