Tag Archives: Essen 2020

Lorna’s Spiel.Digital Report

So this year’s Spiel was a little different than usual. No jet lag Instead of running from booth to booth it’s comparing prices and availability of new releases. Instead of running through the halls of the messe to stand around … Continue reading

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Anno 1800 (Game Preview by Larry Levy)

Designer:  Martin Wallace Publisher:  Kosmos Players:  2-4 Ages:  12 and up Time:  2 hours My most anticipated release from the new Essen crop is Anno 1800, a strategy game based on the very popular Ubisoft PC game.  Kosmos, who has … Continue reading

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Opinionated Gamers Spiel Want Lists Part 6

Tery’s Top Essen Wants Here are the games that I would likely have bought if I was at actually at Essen. They are in no particular order. Cloud Age: I have yet to meet a Pfister game I don’t like, … Continue reading

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Brandon Kempf – Three Games of Essen 2020 (A little bit heavier this time, but not a lot)

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. For one reason or another, this … Continue reading

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Whistle Mountain (Game Preview by Chris Wray)

 Designer:  Scott Caputo & Luke Laurie Publisher:  Bezier Games Artists:  Mila Harbar & Taylor Bogle Players:  1 – 6 Ages:  12 and Up Time:  60-90 Minutes Whistle Mountain is a worker placement game designed by Scott Caputo and Luke Laurie.  … Continue reading

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Opinionated Gamers Spiel Want List Part 5

Jonathan F.: Other than Arnak (CGE) and CloudAge (Capstone), if Spiel were happening and I were going, these are the eight 2020 games I would be sure to look at. This list excludes popular US domestic releases because they will … Continue reading

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