Tag Archives: Reiner Knizia

Ten More 2020-2021 Titles I’m Eagerly Anticipating (Article by Chris Wray)

Back in April, I published a list of 10 2020 Titles I’m Eagerly Anticipating. Since then, we’ve seen convention after convention cancelled, and many game releases have slipped into 2021. But there are still several great games coming! So today, … 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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My City (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Reiner Knizia Publisher: Kosmos Players: 2 – 4 Ages: 10 and up Time: 30 Minutes Times Played: 28 (Full 24 Game Campaign, 4 “Eternal” Games) My City is a legacy game designed by Reiner Knizia.  Released this spring, the … Continue reading

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Surviving the Purge: Indigo (Game Review by Brandon Kempf)

Designer: Reiner Knizia Artists: Eckhard Freytag, Walter Pepperle, Stefan Wingen & Betty Yao Publisher: Ravensburger Spieleverlag GmbH Players 2-4 Time: 30 Minutes Plays: 22 By 2013, my family and I were playing a lot more board games. It had become … Continue reading

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Brandon Kempf – Surviving the Purge 3

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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Brandon Kempf – Three Games from Essen 2019

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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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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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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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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10 Great Games by Reiner Knizia (Article by Chris Wray)

Reiner Knizia is one of the most prolific and accomplished game designers of the modern era.  Many of his designs have achieved commercial success and critical acclaim, and he has several titles that are doubtlessly modern classics. He’s also a … Continue reading

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