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Top 33 Games of Interest – Spiel ’15 edition: part 3

In about four weeks the time has come again to travel to Essen, Germany and hopefully play a lot of cool new games. Here’s a list of thirty-three games that are on my radar, divided up into seven bite-sized pieces. Today we discuss Porta Nigra, Asterix & Obelix: Das große Abenteuer, Antarctica, Mombasa and Lignum.   Porta Nigra – Michael Kiesling, Wolfgang Kramer In this game you are building the Porta Nigra, a Roman gate […]

Top 33 Games of Interest – Spiel ’15 edition: part 2

In about four weeks the time has come again to travel to Essen, Germany and hopefully play a lot of cool new games. Here’s a list of thirty-three games that are on my radar, divided up into seven bite-sized pieces. Here’s part two, starring Adventure Land, Shakespeare, Pi mal Pflaumen, Hengist and Castellion.   Adventure Land – Michael Kiesling, Wolfgang Kramer I looked at the rules, but still don’t get a good feeling on how the […]

Top 33 Games of Interest – Spiel ’15 edition: part 1

In about four weeks the time has come again to travel to Essen, Germany and hopefully play a lot of cool new games. Here’s a list of thirty-three games that are on my radar, divided up into seven bite-sized pieces. Let’s start with 504, RevoltaaA, Raptor, Ekö and The Bloody Inn.

Top 10 Solo Games

Solo board gaming, loved by some, despised by others. People who don’t often venture into the depths of ‘boardgaming for one’ always ask the same questions. Why don’t you watch a movie, play a computer game or read a book? And a lot of people don’t even know that solo games exist. It shouldn’t be like that. It’s fun, I tell you! Here’s a list of ten games I like to play solitaire. First […]

Top 10 Games of Interest – Gen Con ’15 edition: part 2

I don’t know exactly where I will be between July 30 and the 2nd of August, but one thing I do know is that I won’t be in Indianapolis. I’m on the other side of the ocean, so Gen Con is a long way from home. OK, I cannot be there, but I can talk about the games that piqued my interest. So, here it is, the second part of my Top 10 Games of Interest – Gen Con ’15 edition.

Top 10 Games of Interest – Gen Con ’15 edition: part 1

I don’t know exactly where I will be between July 30 and the 2nd of August, but one thing I do know is that I won’t be in Indianapolis. I’m on the other side of the ocean, so Gen Con is a long way from home. OK, I cannot be there, but I can talk about the games that piqued my interest. So, here it is, the first part of my Top 10 Games of Interest – Gen Con ’15 edition.

Top 10 Board Games of 2014

When I browsed through the pages of BoardGameGeek (for those who don’t know about it, it’s a great website to find information about board games) I saw that ten games from 2014 have entered the top 100 games of all time. So, it seems like it was a pretty good year, right? So, we are halfway through 2015 and it’s about time that I give you you my favourites of the year. I haven’t played all games that came out in 2014 (not even close), but who has? For those who are interested; here’s my Top 10 Board Games of 2014.

Top 10 Gateway Games

Collecting them, reading articles and watching videos about them, but most of all playing them. That’s what we do. We, board gamers. That’s our hobby, that’s our passion as you could say. And what is more fun than to share that enjoyment with other people? Well, it’s the best, but as you might know, it is not always easy. There are rules to learn, there are new mechanisms to discover and not every game […]