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Feb 23, 2020

Shelley and I get another 'draw and draw' title to the table with

Silver & Gold from Phil Walker-Harding and Pandasaurus Games

then try something more meaty by heading to 19th Century England in time for the World's Fair in

Crystal Palace by Carsten Lauber from Feuerland Spiele and Capstone Games


Feb 16, 2020

Shelley and I get a classic game off the shelf with new maps and cool wrinkles that affect play with

Carcassonne Maps by Klaus-Jurgen Wrede from Hans im Gluck

Great Britain

France

Benelux

Iberian Peninsula

Germany

and then delve into the BIG BOX new permutation of Orleans

Orleans Stories by Reiner Stockhausen and dlp...


Feb 10, 2020

Shelley and I celebrate her birthday early with some smaller and shorter games, along with some discussion of games she's been playing with her students in class:

Qwixx on Board by Steffen Benndorf & Reinhard Staupe from NSV

Anubixx by Steffen Benndorf, Florian Ortlepp and Helmut Ortlepp from NSV

Te oder Kaffee by Heike...


Feb 2, 2020

Shelley and I draw and recreate art this week with two art-focused games:

Pictures by Christian and Daniela Stöhr from PD Verlag

Artbox by Artem Lis from Jet Games Studio and Lavka Games

and THEN spend time hiring artisans and other famously creative people in 

La Stanza by Nuno Bizarro Sentieiro and Paulo Soledade...


Jan 26, 2020

Shelley and I have a great time planting our flowerbeds, collecting gnomes and caterpillars, and placing butterflies in flowers while playing

Papillon by J.B. Howell from Kolossal Games

then get abstract and we place tiles in our own displays and try to race to get rid of our tokens in

Nova Luna by Uwe Rosenberg and...