Tag Archives: Stronghold Games

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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Brandon Kempf: Three Games – Three In My Quiver (Travel Games)

I have a lot of games. A lot of games that are on my shelves, or on my table being played, that I have told myself that I want to review at some point. For one reason or another, this … Continue reading

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Chris’s Trip to the Gathering of Friends: Saturday/Sunday

This year is the 30th Gathering of Friends, though it is only my third year attending.  The event, held annually in Niagara Falls, is an invitational convention hosted by Alan R. Moon.  Many attendees started arriving on Thursday/Friday, and it … Continue reading

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Fast Forward: Fortune (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Friedemann Friese Publisher: 2F-Spiele, Stronghold Games Players: 3 – 5 Ages: 10 and Up Time: 15 Minutes Times Played: > 20 (On Review Copy from Publisher) Fortune is the fourth game in the Fast Forward series by Friedemann Friese. … Continue reading

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10 Great Roll ‘n Writes (Article by Chris Wray)

The “roll ‘n write” genre is having a moment.  Though the mechanic has existed for quite some time — I’d (perhaps controversially) describe Yahtzee as a roll ‘n write — the number of new title available has exploded in the … Continue reading

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Doppelt so Clever (Game Review by Brandon Kempf)

Designer: Wolfgang Warsch Artist: Leon Schiffer Publishers: Schmidt Spiele & Stronghold Games Players: 1-4 Time: 30 Times Played: 6 (face to face) 105 (app, Average score 193, highest score 312) The roll and write trend is going to calm down … Continue reading

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Chris Wray: What I Enjoyed Playing in February 2019…

This is the February entry for my series where I post five games I enjoyed playing in the past month that I didn’t have time to do full reviews of.  As always, I limit it to five titles, of which there’s a … Continue reading

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Chris Wray: My Essen 2018 Most Anticipated List

Spiel (Essen) 2018 is a little more than two weeks away, and I’ve been reading rulebooks and combing through Eric Martin’s oh-so-amazing Spiel ’18 Preview on BGG. As in past years, I’ll be doing coverage from the fair for The … Continue reading

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Paper Tales (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Masato Uesugi Publisher: Stronghold Games Players: 2 – 5 Ages: 10 and Up Time: 30 Minutes Times Played: > 5 (On Review Copy from Publisher) Paper Tales is a card game in which players draft units to bring glory … Continue reading

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Terraforming Mars: Prelude (Expansion Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Jacob Fryxelius Publisher:  Stronghold Games Artists:  Isaac Fryxelius Players:  1 – 5 Ages:  12 and Up Time:  90 – 120 Minutes Times Played: > 5 (On Review Copy from the Publisher) Terraforming Mars is one of the hobby’s biggest … Continue reading

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