Tag Archives: Kosmos

Brandon Kempf – Three Games Lightweight Anticipation

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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Congratulations to the 2020 Spiel des Jahres nominees!

The Spiel des Jahres jury announced their nominees and recommendations this morning. Congratulations to the nominees! We’ve listed them below, but we’ve only put in the names of the German publishers (or what we assume is the German publisher). Links … Continue reading

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Ten 2020 Titles I’m Eagerly Anticipating (Article by Chris Wray)

There’s a bit of a down feeling about the hobby these days: everybody is understandably worried about Gen Con and Essen being cancelled, and a few games are being delayed. But I’m feeling pretty confident that this is going to … Continue reading

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Brandon Kempf – Surviving the Purge 2

Over the next few months, instead of going with my Three Games articles, I am going to take a look at my collection and try to discuss why certain titles survived the great purge of 2019. During this process I … Continue reading

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Essen 2019, Day 2: What’s Hot, and What I Played (Chris Wray)

For me, Friday at Essen means more time playing games and less time shopping.  This posts covers several topics: (1) what’s hot, (2) what I played, and (3) some preview details on “Die Crew: Reist gemeinsam zum 9. Planeten”, which … Continue reading

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Chris Wray: My Essen 2019 Most Anticipated List

Spiel (Essen) 2019 is at the end of next week, and I’ve been reading rulebooks and combing through Eric Martin’s oh-so-amazing Spiel ’19 Preview Tool on BGG. As in past years, I’ll be doing coverage from the fair for The … Continue reading

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Lost Cities: Rivals (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Reiner Knizia Publisher: Kosmos Players: 2 – 4 Ages: 10 and Up Time: 40 Minutes Times Played: > 5 Lost Cities: Rivals is the latest game in the award-winning Lost Cities/Keltis line of games.  Released earlier this month at … Continue reading

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Gen Con 2018: Day 0 (Chris Wray)

I’m at Gen Con from Wednesday to Friday this year, so I’m packing a lot into a short schedule.  I’ll be doing nightly blogging featuring reviews of games that I enjoy, plus my normal routine of discussing what was hot at … Continue reading

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Lost Cities: Das Abenteuer To Go (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Reiner Knizia Publisher: Kosmos Players: 2 Ages: 8 and Up Time: 20 Minutes Times Played: > 5 Lost Cities: Das Abenteuer To Go (a.k.a. Lost Cities: To Go) is the latest game in the award-winning Lost Cities/Keltis line of … Continue reading

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GenCon 2017 Mega Rundown – H to Z

Post number 2 of my main 2017 convention coverage. Once again I cover games, in rough alphabetical order by publisher, that inspired me enough to snap a few photos. *As always standard disclaimers apply. After learning the gist of the … Continue reading

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