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May 29, 2016

Shelley joined the weekly gaming group with the guys for a playing of the new Hans im Gl├╝ck release from Matthias Cramer, then I snag yet another 'not-yet-reviewed-from Essen' release off the pile for some 4-player auctioning of chickens!

Dynasties: Heirate & Herrsche by Matthias Cramer from Hans im...


May 23, 2016

Shelley and I get Quadropolis to the table this week for discussion (2 'Classic' game plays, 1 'Expert' game play), finding it quite enjoyable, then spend some time talking about some of the games on the Opinionated Gamers' lists for Spiel des Jahres and Kennerspiel des Jahres (Nominations & Recommendations...


May 15, 2016

Shelley and I get a chance to try two fun new games this week while appreciating a nice bottle of dry Muscat from Zind Humbrecht and some Kouign Amann from Manresa.

Animals On Board by Ralf zur Linde and Wolfgang Sentker from Stronghold Games

and

Legends by Knut Happel and Christian Fiore from Ravensburger

Great...


May 9, 2016

Shelley and I take some time and delve into Medieval Academy, a game some have been talking up as a possible SdJ nominee, then we check out the card game version of Stefan Feld's Castles of Burgundy.

Medieval Academy by Nicolas Poncin from Blue Cocker and Iello

and

Castles of Burgundy the Card Game by Stefan Feld...


May 1, 2016

Shelley and I check out new games from Hisashi Hayashi (of Trains, String Railways, Sail to India, fame), as well as Kenichi Tanabe (of Kaigan and Lisbon/Lisboa fame) after we talk about Jesse Li's Guns & Steel.

Guns & Steel by Jesse Li from Grail Games and Moaideas

Minerva by Hisashi Hayashi from...