Tag Archives: Reiner Knizia

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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L.A.M.A. (Game Review by Brandon Kempf)

Designer: Reiner Knizia Artists: Rey Sommerkamp & Barbara Spelger Publisher: AMIGO Players: 2-6 Time: 20 Minutes Times Played: 4 So anyway, are you in or out, Rob? – Charlie “High Fidelity” Small box card games are a dime a dozen. … Continue reading

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Brains Family: Burgen & Drachen (Game Review by Brandon Kempf)

Designer: Reiner Knizia Publisher: Pegasus Spiele Artist: Andreas Resch Players: 2-4 Time: 15-30 minutes Times Played: 6 Before we go too far in this, yes, this is a game. It’s even listed in the Board Game Geek database (not the … Continue reading

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