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Ark Nova Wins 2022 DSP Award

The results of the Deutscher Spiele Preis (DSP), Germany’s second most important gaming award, were recently announced.  The winner is Ark Nova, Mathias Wigge’s first published design, which beat out the SdJ-winning Cascadia for the honor.  This isn’t a particularly … Continue reading

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The Opinionated Gamers (Try To) Predict the Spiel des Jahres and Kennerspiel des Jahres – 2022 Edition

For the past few years, our group of gamers has taken their best guess at trying to read the minds of the Spiel des Jahres jury members.  The nominations for the Spiel des Jahres and Kennerspiel des Jahres will be … Continue reading

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Ark Nova, The Crew, and Cascadia win Golden Geeks

Boardgame Geek has just announced the winners of the 2021 Golden Geek awards.  The awards separate their Game of the Year into three categories, with the following winners: Light Game of the Year – Cascadia (designed by Randy Flynn) Medium … Continue reading

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2020 Game Awards Summary

With the announcement yesterday of the Meeples Choice Awards results, the last of the 2020 primary and secondary Game of the Year awards have now been set. So this seems like a good time to summarize which titles have been … Continue reading

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Fantasy Realms Wins 2020 a la carte Award

Every year, Fairplay magazine conducts the a la carte award, in which their readers choose their favorite card game of the year.  This is a very good award, which consistently rewards excellent games.  The results for 2020 were recently announced … Continue reading

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Love Meaty Games? Check Out the Jogo do Ano Nominees!

The Spiel Portugal game group has just announced its five nominees for its Jogo do Ano (Game of the Year) award.  As opposed to most of the major game awards, which have been trending toward lighter and more accessible games … Continue reading

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