Tag Archives: R&R Games

The Many Versions of Hanabi

In honor of the Fourth of July, I wanted to post about my favorite fireworks-themed game, Hanabi.  Hanabi has been in my personal top 10 for the past couple of years, and it is one of only two games (the … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #35: Hanabi

Designer: Antoine Bauza Publisher:  ABACUSSPIELE, R&R Games, Les XII Singles, Others Players:  2 – 5 Ages:  8 and Up Time:  25 Minutes Times Played:  > 100 Hanabi: From a limited print run of 1,000 copies, to more than 1,000,000 copies … Continue reading

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Essen Day Two: Thoughts from a First Time Attendee

Note: This is my first time attending Essen, so in my entries this week I’m discussing the convention from the perspective of a first time attendee.  I’m also providing snap reviews of games: below I talk about 504, 7 Wonders Duel, … Continue reading

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Coal Baron

Design by Wolfgang Kramer & Michael Kiesling Published by R&R Games 2 – 4 Players, 60 – 75 minutes Review by Greg J. Schloesser  Mining coal is a dirty business, requiring back-breaking work in conditions that—at least in the times … Continue reading

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Home Stretch

Design by:  Frank DiLorenzo Published by:  R&R Games 2-6 Players, 1 hour Review by:  Greg J. Schloesser  Designer Frank DiLorenzo is a fan of the sport of horse racing, so it was only a matter of time before he published … 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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Ticked Off — Review

Design by:  Ted Alspach Published by:  R&R Games 3 – 10 Players, 1 – 1 ½ hours Review by:  Greg J. Schloesser Every year, there seems to be dozens and dozens of new party games released. Sadly, most of these … Continue reading

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