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Colony (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Ted Alspach, Toryo Hojo, Yoshihisa Nakatsu Publisher: Bézier Games Artists: Ollin Timm, Stephanie Gustafsson, Digital Imaginary Studios Players: 1 – 4 Ages: 13 and Up Time: 45-60 Minutes Times Played: 5 (With 2, 3, and 4 Players) Bézier Games’s … Continue reading

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A Feast for Odin (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Uwe Rosenberg Publisher:  Feuerland Spiele, Z-Man Games Artist: Dennis Lohausen Players:  1 – 4 Ages:  14 and Up Time:  30 Minutes Per Player Times Played: 5 (With 1, 2, and 3 Players) Uwe Rosenberg’s latest design, A Feast for … Continue reading

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7 Wonders Duel Pantheon (Expansion Review by Chris Wray)

Designers: Antoine Bauza, Bruno Cathala Publisher:  Repos Production Players:  2 – 2 Ages:  10 and Up Time:  30 Minutes Times Played: > 4 7 Wonders Duel Pantheon is the first expansion for 7 Wonders Duel, winner of the 2016 2-player … Continue reading

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Eternity (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designers:  Jim Dratwa and Cyril Blondel Publisher:  Blackrock Games Artist: Virginie Rapiat Players:  3 – 5 (Solo and Two Player Rules Also Included) Ages:  10 and Up Time:  30 Minutes Times Played:   > 5 Eternity is a trick-taking game that … Continue reading

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H.M.S. Dolores (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designers:  Bruno Faidutti, Eric M. Lang Publisher:  Lui-même, Distributed by Asmodee Artist: Vincent Dutrait Players:  2 – 4 Ages:  10 and Up Time:  20 Minutes Times Played:   > 5 H.M.S. Dolores wasn’t on my radar before my arrival Spiel 2016. … Continue reading

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Essen Day Three: What’s Hot, and What I Played, Plus Other Updates (Chris Wray)

Day Three was the most crowded yet, as is seemingly always the case, because German families come out en masse to participate in the fair.  This posts covers three topics: (1) what’s hot, (2) scenes from the Messe, including another jumbo game, and … Continue reading

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X nimmt! (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designers:  Wolfgang Kramer & Reinhard Staupe Publisher:  AMIGO Players:  2 – 4 Ages:  8 and Up Time:  25 Minutes Times Played:   > 5 6 nimmt! is Wolfgang Kramer’s bestselling game, with more than 2.4 million copies sold.  Originally released in … Continue reading

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Mino & Tauri (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Carlo A. Rossi Publisher:  AMIGO Players:  2 – 4 Ages:  6 and Up Time:  About 15 Minutes Times Played:   > 5 I’m not in the market for children’s games, but if I come across one that looks intriguing or original … Continue reading

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Mary Dimercurio Prasad: Review of My Village

A review of the board game My Village by Stronghold and Eggertspiele including a short comparison to Village. Continue reading

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Terraforming Mars (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designers:  Jacob Fryxelius Publisher:  Stronghold Games Artists:  Daniel Fryxelius, Isaac Fryxelius Players:  1 – 5 Ages:  12 and Up Time:  90 – 120 Minutes Times Played: 4 Terraforming Mars is one of the hottest games of 2016.  The game sold … Continue reading

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