This was my seventh trip to Essen and, as always, it was a very enjoyable affair. Lots of bright shiny new games to look at; meeting and playing games with friends I’ve not seen for 12 months; and spending too much money but not giving a damn. Two days at the fair is just right for me. It’s enough time… Read more »
Just back from Essen and thought I’d post a picture of the games I picked up. This year, I was much more selective but there are still quite a few there. I’ll add a report about the two days I spent there later.
I was contacted yesterday by a new UK game company, New Century Games, who originate from just up the road in Cheshire. They have just released a new game: Cash Trap, and will be at Essen next week to promote it. The game looks like a simple “get all your pieces from one side of the board to the other”… Read more »
While having a bit of a clear out yesterday, I came across this and it brightened up the whole afternoon.
Finally managed to play Louis XIV on Friday and I have to say it’s a great game with plenty to think about. You can read my session report and why you shouldn’t ask me to count beyond the number three here.