Tag Archives: Reiner Knizia

Lost Cities

Design by Reiner Knizia Published by Kosmos 2 Players, 30 mintues Review by Greg J. Schloesser Lost Cities was first published back in 1999.  I vividly remember my first encounter with the game, which was that same year at Gulf … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #30: Keltis

Designer:  Reiner Knizia Publisher:  ABACUSSPIELE, Rio Grande, Z-Man Games, Others Players:  2 – 5 Ages:  8 and Up Time:  45 Minutes Times Played:  > 5 Keltis: Reiner Knizia wins the Spiel des Jahres… Reiner Knizia started designing games in the … Continue reading

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Prosperity

Design by Reiner Knizia & Sebastian Bleasdale Published by Ystari Games 2 – 4 Players, 1 hour Review by Greg J. Schloesser With a name like “Prosperity”, you would think this game would be an economic game of high finance … Continue reading

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Design by Reiner Knizia Published by Ravensburger 2-4 Players, 30 minutes Review by Greg J. Schloesser  Remember the days of Euphrat & Tigris, Amun-Re, Taj Mahal and Stephensons Rocket?  These were vintage Knizia designs, games that had great depth and … Continue reading

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The Kingdoms of the Crusaders

Designed by Danila Gorunov and Sergei Machin Published by Right Games 2 Players, 30 minutes Reviewed by Greg J. Schloesser  Knights converge on the Holy Land intent on wresting control of this sacred area from enemies of the Cross.  Titanic … Continue reading

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Liga: Rondo Review

Rondo Designer: Reiner Knizia Publisher: Schmidt Spiele Ages: 8+ Time: 25 minutes Player: 2-4 Played: more than 20 plays with 2,3 and 4 players Review by Andrea “Liga” Ligabue thanks to a review copy from the Publishers Is it quite … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: Review of Cheeky Monkey

Cheeky Monkey Designer: Reiner Knizia Publisher: Gryphon Games (rerelease) Ages: 7+ Players: 2-6 Time: 20 mins Reviewed by Matt Carlson Review copy provided by Gryphon Games Cheeky Monkey has been around for several years as a small box game, but … Continue reading

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Spectaculum

Design by:  Reiner Knizia Published by:  R&R Games 2 – 4 Players, 30 – 45 minutes Review by:  Greg J. Schloesser I regularly harangue designers and publishers for using tired and over-done themes.  Dragons, orcs, medieval villages, constructing towers, castles … Continue reading

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Connections

Design by:  Reiner Knizia Published by:  Ravensburger 1 – 4 Players, 15 – 20 minutes Review by:  Greg J. Schloesser Peter Burley’s Take it Easy has been a perennial favorite, one that I play regularly at conventions and other gaming … Continue reading

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Desperados review – Reiner Knizia

Designer:  Reiner Knizia Publisher:  Gryphon Games Players: 2 – 4 Players Time: 30 minutes Some games are better-off left dead.  Well, maybe the game is not better-off, but certainly the people who play it would be.  There seems to be … Continue reading

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