Power Grid Players: Mark K, Phil, Nige, Mark G, Garry This week, we finally played Friedemann Friese’s Power Grid, a game I had put off buying as I already had the first edition of Funkenschlag. We quite liked the earlier version but it suffered from being a bit long, a bit fiddly and the components (especially the board) were not… Read more »
Ys Players: Mark K, Chris, Nige, Garry With four of us tonight, we decided to try this new game by Cyril Demaegd and self-published under the label Ystari Games. The game is all about placing your brokers into areas of a city, to exert the most influence in order to gain gems and victory points. The board shows a city… Read more »
Australia Players: Nige, Mark G, John, Garry I had just received a new order from Adam Spielt and knew that Nige would be keen to play this new game from Wolfgang Kramer and Michael Kiesling. I’ve not seen news of an English edition yet, so spent Thursday evening translating the rules. They turned out to be pretty simple but deceptively… Read more »
This week, we congregated at my house and were able to welcome a newcomer, Phil Davies, to the group. Bluff Players: John, Chris, Mark K, Mark G, Phil, Garry We started off with a quick game of Bluff. Chris and Phil had never played before but it is very easy to pick up. Unfortunately, Chris got burned very early on… Read more »
There is a nice-looking Java application for Dirk Henn’s Metro here.