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Kingdom Builder

    So, it turns out the world didn’t end and you might be thinking to yourself, ‘I guess I’m going to actually have to buy Christmas gifts this year.’ … Continue reading

December 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Carcassonne in Carcassonne

Carcassonne Carcassone was pretty much the game that started my obsession with boardgames. Years ago I lent out my copy of Carcassonne to a friend, and, like many things lent … Continue reading

November 10, 2012 · 2 Comments

Spiel Essen 2012 – Final Day

Spiel We spent our third and final day at the Essen game fair much like the first two. We wandered around and played a few games. While Laura went to … Continue reading

October 21, 2012 · 2 Comments

Spiel Essen 2012 – Day Two

Spiel As promised, to my readers and myself, the first thing I did on my second day at Spiel was get in line to play the Spiel des Jahres winner, … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

Spiel Essen 2012 – Day One

Spiel I just had my first experience at the worlds largest game fair, Internationale Spieltage in Essen, Germany. As it says on the website, “Spiel in Essen means: Four days … Continue reading

October 18, 2012 · 2 Comments

Ticket to Ride

I’m taking this opportunity to write about Ticket To Ride because Krista (my wife) and I will be traveling around Europe this fall/winter (on a train, of course). We’ve bought … Continue reading

October 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Origins Game Fair

Last month Krista and I made an impromptu trip to Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio. It was only a week away and one night when I got home from … Continue reading

July 23, 2012 · 1 Comment