Tag Archives: Next Move Games

Publisher Perspectives on 2020: An Interview with Mike Young of Plan B Games

A Note from The Opinionated Gamers: In lieu of our normal convention coverage, we’re doing publisher interviews about upcoming releases, asking their thoughts on the events of 2020 and other topics. Today’s interviewee is Mike Young of the Plan B … Continue reading

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Brandon Kempf – Three Games of June

June 2020. Not sure in the long run if it’s really a month to remember,  but there was some gaming involved. We started to have some normalcy around, even hosted a game night with three others invited. That’s really the … 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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Azul Summer Pavilion (Game Review by Brandon Kempf)

Designer: Michael Kiesling Artist: Chris Quilliams Publisher: Next Move Games Players: 2-4 Play Time: 30-45 Minutes TImes Played: 6 We’ve completed the Palace of Evora, and we’ve finished the Stained Glass of Sintra, now it’s time for us to tile … Continue reading

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Essen 2019, Day 0: Initial Thoughts, and What I Played (Article by Chris Wray)

Essen 2019 will officially start tomorrow, but Day Zero (or “setup day”) was today. Today starts my daily coverage of the fair, including mini-reviews of what I played.

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Gen Con 2019, Days 3 and 4: What’s Hot, and What I Played (Chris Wray)

That’s a wrap on Gen Con 2019! This is my conclusion post, with (1) a brief discussion of what was hot at the convention, (2) snap reviews, and (3) my winners and losers list of Gen Con 2019. The above … Continue reading

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Chris Wray: What I Enjoyed Playing in May and June 2019

This is the May and June entry for my series where I post five games I enjoyed playing in the past month that I didn’t have time to do full reviews of.  As always, I limit it to five titles, … Continue reading

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Chris’s Trip to the Gathering of Friends: Saturday/Sunday

This year is the 30th Gathering of Friends, though it is only my third year attending.  The event, held annually in Niagara Falls, is an invitational convention hosted by Alan R. Moon.  Many attendees started arriving on Thursday/Friday, and it … Continue reading

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Simon Neale: Review of Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra

Simon Neale: Review Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra Designer: Michael Kiesling Publisher: Next Move Games Players: 2 – 4 Ages: 8+ Time: 35 minutes Times played: 7, with copy purchased at Essen Spiel. When a … Continue reading

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Chris Wray: My Essen 2018 Most Anticipated List

Spiel (Essen) 2018 is a little more than two weeks away, and I’ve been reading rulebooks and combing through Eric Martin’s oh-so-amazing Spiel ’18 Preview on BGG. As in past years, I’ll be doing coverage from the fair for The … Continue reading

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