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Porta Nigra: An Essen 2015 smash hit

Porta Nigra Designer: Wolfgang Kramer and Michael Kiesling Artist: Michael Menzel Publisher: Pegasus Spiele, Eggert Spiele, Stronghold games Player count: 2-4 Play time: 75-120 minutes Mechanics: Area control / Area influence, resource management, action programming, hand management The largest Roman city north of the Alps in the late Roman Empire was Augusta Treverorum. Founded in… Continue reading Porta Nigra: An Essen 2015 smash hit

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Signorie: Another gem from what’s your game

Signorie Designer: Andrea Chiarvesio, Pierluca Zizzi Artist: mariano Iannelli Publisher: What's your game Player count: 2-4 Play time: 90-120 minutes mechanics: Dice selection, influence, set collection, rewards Italy during the 15th century was a country full of intrigue and magnificence. The tumultuous political conditions created the perfect breeding ground for the birth of a new… Continue reading Signorie: Another gem from what’s your game

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The Bloody inn: murdering for profit and pleasure

The bloody inn Designer: Nicolas Robert Artist: Luis Francisco, Weberson Santiago Publisher: Pearl games Player count: 1-4 Play time: 60 minutes Mechanics: Hand management, multi purpose cards France 1831: In a remote corner of Ard├Ęche, the little village of Peyrebeille sees numerous travelers pass through. A family of greedy rural farmers is determined to make… Continue reading The Bloody inn: murdering for profit and pleasure

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Floating Market: A game of diced fruit

Hey there guys! For my first couple of posts on this blog, I'll be putting up reviews of some of the new games in my collection. With Essen Spiel 2015 in the books, my collection has again grown considerably (as have those of my gaming buddies). I expect to post on here on a daily… Continue reading Floating Market: A game of diced fruit