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Chris Wray: Quick Thoughts on 10 More Essen Games

I’ll begin churning out reviews soon, but I’ve enjoyed playing more than 50 Spiel ’17 titles since the end of October.  I wrote a list a few weeks ago with quick thoughts on 10 Essen games, and this is a … Continue reading

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Essen Day 2: What is 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) the International Gamers Award ceremony, and (3) what I played.

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Chris’s Gathering: Monday

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday were about non-stop gaming, mostly of released titles, but today I made a point of playing several prototypes and playing with several different groups. As I did for the past couple of days, here’s my summary … Continue reading

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Review of Raptor by Bruno Cathala and Bruno Faidutti

Designers: Bruno Cathala and Bruno Faidutti Publisher:  Matagot (Distributed by Asmodee) Players:  2 Ages:  9 and Up Time:  25 Minutes Times Played:  > 5 (on Review Copy Provided by Asmodee) In Raptor, one player controls a mother velociraptor and her five … Continue reading

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Sun Tzu

Design by Alan M. Newman Published by Matagot 2 Players, 45 minutes Review by Greg J. Schloesser Back in 2005, Alan Newman’s Dynasties was published by Jolly Ranger Games.  I was pleased to see the game finally published, as I … Continue reading

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Korrigans

Design by Arnaud Urbon & Ludovic Vialla Published by Matagot 2 – 5 Players, 45 minutes Review by Greg J. Schloesser What family with young children wouldn’t be attracted by the theme of leprechauns scurrying across the lush fields and … Continue reading

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