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Jun 4, 2017

Shelley and I had some fun with a couple of dice games that Belgian friends Surya and Miriam brought with them on a California visit.

Strike by Dieter Nüßle from Ravensberger

and

Dice Stars by Bruno Cathala and Ludovic Maublanc from Matagot and Wizkids


May 29, 2017

Shelley and I spend this episode going through the Spiel des Jahres and Kennerspiel des Jahres nominees and recommendations with our initial thoughts.

Spiel des Jahres Nominees:

Kingdomino by Bruno Cathala from BlueOrange and Pegasus

Magic Maze by Kasper Lapp from Pegasus and Sit Down!

Wettlauf nach El Dorado by Reiner...


May 22, 2017

Shelley and I return to Yokohama this week, then explore building with numbers!

Yokohama by Hisashi Hayashi from Tasty Minstrel Games

(originally discussed last August on Episode 527)

and 

NMBR 9 by Peter Wichmann from Abacusspiele

Enjoy!


May 14, 2017

Shelley and I take advantage of some great deals on Queen Games and let you know if they're worth the VERY low price of admission:

High Tide by Dirk Henn

and

London Markets by Michael Schacht


May 7, 2017

Shelley and I jump back into Orleans, a game we enjoyed from a couple of years ago to try out a couple of the first expansion's modules (and talk about the base game a bit more), then check out a very green card game from Stronghold Games!

Orleans + Orleans Invasion by Reiner Stockhausen, Inka Brand and Markus Brand...