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Oct 25, 2021

Shelley and I have fun making beautiful koi ponds in

Kohaku by Danny Devine from 25th Century Games

and then we ply our trade on the grand Mississippi in

Riverboat by Michael Kiesling from Mayfair Games and Lookout Games

Oct 17, 2021

Shelley and I get a new title to the table that's set in post-Gold Rush San Francisco,

Embarcadero by Adam Buckingham and Ed Marriott from Renegade Game Studios

then get a classic out of the closet to make sure it remains as vital as it has been in the past

Qwirkle by Susan McKinley Ross from Mindware and...

Oct 10, 2021

Shelley and I spend this week going through the second half of my curated list of games arriving at Essen 2021 in less than 2 weeks. Here's a rundown of the games discussed (organized alphabetically by publisher):

The Game Master

  • King of the Valley

Geek Attitude Games

  • Magellan: Elcano
  • Pessoa

Giant Roc

  • Origins:...

Oct 3, 2021

This is Part 1 as Shelley and I go through BGG's Essen Preview after I spent some time curating the list. Here are this week's titles:

The following are listed by Publisher, as that's the best way to find them if you are actually going to the fair.


  • Cascadia

All or None Games

  • Betwixt and...

Sep 26, 2021

Shelley and I head out on the hiking paths in

TRAILS by Henry Audubon from Keymaster Games

then head back to the 19th century and a rather dirty industry in

Coal Baron: The Great Card Game by Michael Kiesling and Wolfgang Kramer