Monthly Archives: April 2006

Beer & Pretzels

  The next UK game convention is fast approaching. In its 17th year, Beer & Pretzels will be held at Burton Town Hall, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire on the 13th and 14th of May 2006. Further information can be found on the Spirit Games website here.

SR: 21st April 2006 – Mykerinos, Mauer Bauer

Mykerinos Second week with just four of us, so it was a good opportunity to try out Mykerinos, which is being released in the UK this week. Being published by Caylus publishers, Ystari, I was very interested to see how this one played. Although much shorter and simpler than Caylus, I think Mykerinos is another very good game from Ystari…. Read more »

BGG Session reports

I was just looking at my Boardgamegeek profile and noticed that it is 12 months since I last posted a session report for the Shrewsbury Boardgames Club to the Geek. Although posting to BGG is a bit more work every week, I’m not naive enough to think that people flock to this site and so it would just be wasted… Read more »


Garry Lloyd   20th April 2006   No Comments on Baycon

  Just in time to remind you about the latest UK boardgame convention. Often billed as the friendliest convention, Baycon 2006 will be held at the Exeter Court Hotel, Kennford, Devon from 1.00pm Thursday 20th April to 3.00pm Sunday 23rd April 2005 (the weekend after Easter). Further details are available on the Baycon website.

Latest game order from Adam Spielt

   Just got through my latest order from Germany and am itching to play them. (Actually, played Blue Moon City and Thurn und Taxis last night and they’re really good – session report soon.) So what did I get? Michael Schacht’s California, Karen & Andreas Seyfarth’s Thurn und Taxis, a Kosmos smuggling game called Hart an der Grenze, Reiner Knizia’s… Read more »