Tag Archives: Spiel des Jahres

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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