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The Opinionated Gamers (Try To) Predict the Spiel des Jahres and Kennerspiel des Jahres – Final Guesses of 2018 Edition

    For the past few years, our group of gamers has taken their best guess at trying to read the minds of the Spiel des Jahres jury members.  The nominations for the Spiel des Jahres and Kennerspiel des Jahres … Continue reading

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The Opinionated Gamers (Try To) Predict the Spiel des Jahres and Kennerspiel des Jahres – 2018 Edition

For the past few years, our group of gamers has taken their best guess at trying to read the minds of the Spiel des Jahres jury members.  The nominations for the Spiel des Jahres and Kennerspiel des Jahres will be … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #37: Colt Express

Designer: Christophe Raimbault Publisher:  Ludonaute, Asmodee, Others Players:  2 – 6 Ages:  10 and Up Time:  30-40 Minutes Times Played:  > 5 (Plus more on iOS…) Series Note: Two years ago, we began publishing re-reviews of the 36 games that … Continue reading

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Codenames Pictures (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Vlaada Chvátil Publisher:  Czech Games Edition Players:  2 – 8 Ages:  10 and Up Time:  10-20 Minutes Times Played:   > 5 Codenames Pictures is the much-anticipated follow-up to Vlaada Chvátil’s Codenames, winner of the 2016 Spiel des Jahres.  Czech … Continue reading

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Imhotep (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Phil Walker-Harding Publisher:  KOSMOS Players:  2 – 4 Ages:  10 and Up Time:  40 Minutes Times Played:  > 3 In Imhotep, players are master builders in Ancient Egypt, using ships to transport stone blocks to various building sites. Imhotep … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews: Series Conclusion

Camel Up was the last entry in our Spiel des Jahres series.  Though there is one winner I haven’t yet written about (Colt Express by Christophe Raimbault and Ludonaute), I decided it would be best to wait several months before … 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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SdJ Re-Reviews #34: Kingdom Builder

Designer: Donald X. Vaccarino Publisher:  Queen Games Players:  2 – 4 Ages:  8 and Up Time:  45 Minutes Times Played:  > 20 Author’s Note: One of the goals of this series is to walk through the history of each Spiel … Continue reading

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