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Mount Everest Review

You’ve done it all. You’ve climbed every mountain, no peak is too high. Time to retire? No, no! One last job. The challenge of challenges: to drag fat tourists up a mountain, to the top of the world: Mount Everest. Overview: What you get for your money: A double-sided board with an easy and a hard side, 10 guide boards (2 of each colour), 15 pawns (3 of each colour), 10 camp tiles (2 […]

Hive Review (+ 3 expansions)

      Bugs on my window, trying to get in. They don’t go nowhere. Waiting, waiting. Bugs on my ceiling. Crowded the floor. Standing, sitting kneeling. A few block the door. Do I kill them? Become their friend?   Overview: What you get for your money: 22 Bakelite pieces (11 black and 11 white). How do you play the game: Hive is about real bugs, it’s not a metaphor for something entirely different. […]

Lost Cities Review

The Lost Cities need to be found. You, a great explorer, are going to try that. You travel through hot deserts, damp forests and over Himalayan mountains. Overview: What you get for your money: 60 cards, one small board and the rules. How do you play the game: A simple game about rows of cards. Five expeditions in five colours with cards numbered from 2 to 10 and with three investment cards per expedition.  […]

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2014: The Beginning

Best wishes to everyone!  I hope everyone had a great year and that 2014 is going to be even better. I would like to start 2014 with some reviews of games from my most played list that I haven’t reviewed already(of course). Some of them are older ones and many people have already reviewed them, but I don’t care. 🙂 Here’s the first one.

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2013: The Numbers

Top 10: Most played games of the year 1.   Race for the Galaxy (+The Gathering Storm, Rebel vs. Imperium) (65)  2.   Love Letter (28)                                                       3.   Lost Cities (26)                                                          4.   The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game (+Shadows of Mirkwood)(solo) (21)       Mage Knight Board Game (+ The Lost Legion) (mostly solo) (21)                    Ticket to Ride (+Switzerland & India (mostly Switzerland)) (21) 5.   Hive (20)                                                                   6.   […]

The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game UPDATE!

I said that I would update my The Lord of the Rings: the Card Game review if I had a chance to play the game with somebody else or solo with two decks and I had the opportunity to do so.  I thought the game would become too laborious with two decks, but it is not that bad and the game is much better and more fun this way!   It’s pretty obvious: with two […]