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Dec 10, 2018

Shelley and I plant rival gardens this week, hoping our neighbors don't disturb our crops too much, then build sections of Rome in two games that involve player building their own tableau.

Mr. Cabbagehead's Garden by Todd Sanders from LudiCreations


Great City of Rome (or City of Rome depending on the publisher) by...

Dec 3, 2018

Shelley and I get rolling BIG time on two fantastic Essen releases. The first is a small-box game with a BIG box feel

1906 San Francisco by Perepau Llistosella from Looping Games

followed by a double rondel card management game

Crown of Emara by Benjamin Schwer from Pegasus Spiele

Nov 25, 2018

Shelley and I get our party hats on as we organize a cool party in Portugal Tetris-style, then work with our glaziers to make the most beautiful stained glass windows!

Arraial by Nuno Bizarro Sentieiro and Paulo Soledade from Mebo Games


Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra by Michael Kiesling from Next Move/Plan B...

Nov 19, 2018

Shelley and I work hard to rebuild our reefs with cool plastic Duplo-like blocks, then attempt to be the best sponsors of classical composers!

Reef by Emerson Matsuuchi from Next Move/Plan B Games


Symphony No. 9 by Frank Liu and Hung-Yang Shen from Moaideas


Nov 11, 2018

Shelley and I check out the new Knizia game that's a cousin to Through the Desert, then try the second BIG game from Hungarian publisher A-Games.

Blue Lagoon by Reiner Knizia from Blue Orange Games


PreHistory by Attila Szogyi from A-Games