Tag Archives: Japan

ZEN Tiles Solo

I’m not good at talking about my emotions and have never gotten the hang of meditating. That’s why I bought this game and why I’m sharing it with you on January One. I’m reminded of one of my first visits … Continue reading

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Suzie-Q

Designer: Hisashi HayashiArtist: Ryo NyamoPublisher: OKAZU BrandPlayers: 2-5Ages: 8+Playing Time: 20 minutesTimes Played: 4 with a purchased copy Suzie-Q an auction of game of sorts, though it feels a bit odd to describe it that way. More specifically, it’s an … Continue reading

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Let Me Off

Designer: kino (@kino211)Publisher: [none](EN Rules, JP Rules)Players: 3-4Playing Time: 30-45 minutesTimes Played: Let Me Off is a trick-taking game that was originally submitted to kumagoro’s “Trick Taking Party” design competition in 2017. I’ve played a handful of the games that were … 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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