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Raptor: 2 player brilliance in the Jurassic era

Raptor Designer: Bruno Cathala and Bruno Faidutti Artist: Vincent Dutrait Publisher: Matagot Player count: 2 Play time: 25 minutes Mechanics: Action point allowance, hand management, simultaneous action selection. Mamma Raptor has escaped from her run and laid her eggs in the park. A team of scientists must neutralize her and capture the baby raptors before… Continue reading Raptor: 2 player brilliance in the Jurassic era

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Elysium: Build your own Olympian legend

Elysium Designer: Matthew Dunstand, Brett J Gilbert Artist: Various Publisher: Space Cowboys Player count: 2-4 Play time: 60 minutes Mechanics: Set collection, drafting, Tableau building Mythic Greece. As an upstart demigod, you want to earn the favor of the Olympians and become a figure of legend yourself. Gather heroes and powerful artifacts, please the gods… Continue reading Elysium: Build your own Olympian legend

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Champions of Midgard: Definitely not a LOW clone

Champions of Midgard Designer: Ole Steiness Artist: Victor Pérez Corbella Publisher: Grey Fox Games Player count: 2-4 Playtime: 60-90 minutes Mechanics: Worker placement, dice combat Champions of Midgard is a middleweight, Viking-themed, worker placement game with dice rolling in which players are leaders of Viking clans who have traveled to an embattled Viking harbor town… Continue reading Champions of Midgard: Definitely not a LOW clone

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First Impression: Blood rage

This post is a bit of an experiment. I'm not planning to do a full review for this game (as I've only played one game so far, but I just wanted to write down some thoughts in it. Please let me know if this is something you like to see more on this blog, or… Continue reading First Impression: Blood rage

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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 Ardèche, 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