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Oct 30, 2016

Shelley and I have some fun with the brand new DICE VERSION of the fantastic La Granja - La Granja No Siesta!  Then, after a quick wander around the game room at our weekend Post-Essen festivities, we build a 3-D rendering of the Colosseum in Die Baumeister des Colosseum.

La Granja No Siesta! by Andreas Odendahl from...

Oct 24, 2016

Shelley and I get a chance to review our first Essen 2016 release - Fabled Fruit from Friedemann Friese and Stronghold Games - then we have three 'At The Fair' recordings with Shelley and me, Scott 'Aldie' Alden of BGG, and Mark Johnson of Boardgames To Go!

Fabled Fruit by Friedemann Friese from Stronghold Games


Oct 17, 2016

Shelley and I take on two games that fell flat for both of us.

Blood Rage by Eric Lang from Cool Mini or Not


My Fair Princess by Kuro from Manifest Destiny

Oct 9, 2016

Shelley and I get a chance to try out two possible entries in NEXT year's SdJ competition, and you'll be able to find them throughout Essen THIS WEEK!

Costa Rica by Matthew Dunstan and Brett J. Gilbert from Mayfair/Lookout


Dream Islands by Lorenz Kutschke from Schmidt Spiele


Oct 3, 2016

Shelley and I get a chance to discuss one of the newer titles from Stronghold Games that will be available in Germany in less than 2 weeks, then we tackle the Essen Spiel 2016 Preview on BGG and I go through the ones I must track down!


City of Spies by Gil d'Orey and Antonio Sousa Lara from Stronghold Games