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The Rivals for Catan Review

Overview: The story: Colonize, explore, expand and fight for your people in the land of Catan. What you get for your money: You get 94 basic, 27 Era of Gold, 28 Era of Turmoil and 31 Era of Progress cards. In addition to the cards you get 1 hero token, 1 trade token, 1 production die, 1 event die and the rules. How do you play the game: The Rivals for Catan is a […]

Printemplaying: Journey in the Underworld

You travel deep into Hades, with sword and shield, to reclaim your sweetheart from death. To do that you must fight evil creatures and beat Thanatos in a final battle. Journey in the Underworld is a solo Print and Play from Todd Sanders. You are a Greek warrior and you are travelling through several location in Hades, fighting all kinds of creatures along the way and eventually you challenge the God of Death, Thanatos, […]

One Play Post: Number Five

  Torres An older game this time, 1999, but I’ve just played it for the first time just recently. Torres is an abstract Spiel des Jahres winner from Michael Kiesling and Wolfgang Kramer. A three-dimensional abstract game. The board is an 8×8 grid and you place tower blocks next and on top of each other, you move your knights around to score points at the end of every round. There are three rounds and […]

One Play Post: Number Four

  Duckomenta Art In Duckomenta Art (or Modern Art: the card game) players bet on Duckish works of art from five different eras. Works of art from Ancient times, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and Baroque, Impressionistic, Modern art pieces. Not all eras are equally popular, there are less ancient pieces (17) than more modern ones (Impressionistic (20), Modern (21)). Every player starts with a couple of cards in his or her hand. On […]

Island Siege Review

Overview: The story: The dawn of day. White sails on the horizon. One ship, two, no three. Thunderous cannons. Walls crumble. Men, women, children, all dead. The battle might be lost, but we will never give up, we will rise again. What you get for your money: You get 18 colonists, 27 cubes, 2 fleet tokens, 13 metal coins, 4 dice, a dice sticker sheet, 2 imperial cards, 2 starting forts, 18 fort card, […]

Warlock Review

Overview: The story: Freedom is your part If you do as I state Mortal creature don’t ever thwart Feel the power and have faith Build an empire Form your estate Lord Maldorf (from the Warlock rulebook) What you get for your money: In the box are five player boards, a Hubba’s bar board, 120 creature cards, 15 reference cards, 15 dragon cards, 14 devastated city cards, a, Elrohir, starting player card, an, Tonar, auctioneer […]

Printemplaying: Sushi Go!

Sushi Go! is a drafting and set collection game from designer Phil Warker-Harding. It’s been published by Adventureland Games, but it’s not readily available here in the Netherlands, so I’ve printed the cards and started playing. (edit: there is a Dutch version available right now from White Goblin Games and if you’re Dutch you can read all about it when you click the flag above!) The game is all about drafting. There are 108 sushi […]

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