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Charterstone (Game Review by Chris Wray) (Spoiler Free)

Designer: Jamey Stegmaier Publisher: Stonemaier Games Players: 1 – 6 Ages: 10 and Up Time: 45 – 75 Minutes Times Played: 12 (The entire campaign.) Charterstone is the latest creation of Jamey Stegmaier and his publishing company, Stonemaier Games.  Though … Continue reading

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Liga: first impressions of Bretagne

Bretagne Designer: Marco Pozzi Artist: Alan D’Amico e Paolo Vallerga Publisher: Placentia Games and Post Scriptum Players: 2-4 Ages: 14+ Time: 90-120 minutes Times played: 3 Today I’ll start a series of Essen previews of games I was able to … 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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Yedo

Designed by:  Wolf Plancke and Thomas Vande Ginste Published by:  Eggertspiele & Pegasus Spiele 2 – 5 Players, 2 ½ – 3 hours Reviewed by:  Greg J. Schloesser Few games in recent years have captivated me as much as Yedo … Continue reading

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Review: Lords of Waterdeep

Designer: Peter Lee, Rodney Thompson Publisher: Wizards of the Coast Players: 2-5 Ages: 12+ Play Time: 60 minutes When I first heard that Wizards of the Coast was developing a standard Euro-like game I was both excited and skeptical. Due … Continue reading

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Zong Shi – Review (updated)

[Editor’s Note: This review originally ran 3/15/12, but is being reposted as there are a few other writers who were able to contribute to the review] Design by:  Kevin Nunn Published by:  Gryphon Games 3 – 5 Players, 90 minutes … Continue reading

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Kingdom of Solomon – Review

Design by:  Philip duBarry Published by: Minion Games 2 – 4 Players, 1 -1 ½ hours Review by:  Greg J. Schloesser The history of the Israeli people is rich, dramatic, tragic and fascinating.  Not only does it make for scintillating … Continue reading

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