Tag Archives: Wolfgang Kramer

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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Take 6

Design by Wolfgang Kramer Published by Amigo / Mayfair Games 2 – 10 Players, 30 minutes Review by Greg J. Schloesser In the board gaming world, a game that has been in continuous print since 1994 is a rarity.  There … Continue reading

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Essen Day Four: 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, and today I cover Raptor, Porta Nigra, and … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #22: Torres

Designer:  Michael Kiesling, Wolfgang Kramer Publisher:  F.X Schmid, Rio Grande Players:  2 – 4 Ages:  10 and Up Time:  60 Minutes Times Played:  > 50 Torres: Burgenland and Terra Turrium mix with mechanics meant for Tikal… Kramer and Kiesling started … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #21: Tikal

Designer:  Michael Kiesling, Wolfgang Kramer Publisher:  Ravensburger Players:  2 – 4 Ages:  10 and Up Time:  60 – 120 Minutes Times Played:  > 5 Tikal:  Kramer and Kiesling win the Triple Crown of board games… After his success with Richard … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #18: El Grande

Designer:  Wolfgang Kramer, Richard Ulrich Publisher:  Multiple (Originally Hans im Glück) Players:  2 – 5 Ages:  12 and Up Time:  90 Minutes Times Played:   > 50 (On the Rio Grande Edition) El Grande: Kramer teams up with Richard Ulrich to … Continue reading

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Linko (Abluxxen)

Design by Wolfgang Kramer and Michael Kiesling Published by Ravensburger 2 – 5 Players, 20 minutes Review by Greg J. Schloesser One cannot help but admire the incredible diversity of designers Wolfgang Kramer and Michael Kiesling.  They are equally adept … 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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Review of Asara – Tower Building from Ravensberger, Kramer & Kiesling

by Doug Garrett (Garrett’s Games and Geekiness) Designers: Wolfgang Kramer & Michael Kiesling Publisher: Ravensburger Players: 2-4 Ages: 9+ Time: 45 minutes Times Played: 2 times with purchased copy Overview When the names Wolfgang Kramer and Michael Kiesling appear on … Continue reading

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