The winner of this year’s Spiel des Jahres has just been announced. Congratulations to Reiner Knizia for winning this award for the first time. Keltis is published by Kosmos andÂ is the boardgame multiplayer version of Lost Cities. Reiner also took the Children’s Game award for Wer War’s published by Ravensburger. There was also a special award for Agricola (Uwe… Read more »
This week, Nige brought along Container, a game heâ€™d just picked up that was designed by Thomas Ewert and Franz-Benno Delonge and published by Valley Games. This is a game that simulates a simple supply and demand system, based around production, warehousing and shipping of some unnamed merchandise. As we decided not to play with the beginnerâ€™s variant, we knew… Read more »
This week’s session of the Shrewsbury Boardgames Club will be on Friday 27th June at Garry’s house.
Just to let people know, my copy of Alhambra the Dice Game is up on Ebay (Item number: 140241420407). Two days left to go and only one bid so far. I’ll probably put several more games up for sale this weekend so keep an eye out.
For those that haven’t yet heard, the Spielfrieks user group has chosen the following three games for this year’s awards: Race for the Galaxy (Tom Lehmann, Rio Grande) Agricola (Uwe Rosenberg, Lookout Games) Brass (Martin Wallace, Warfrog) Congratulations to the designers Tom Lehmann, Uwe Rosenberg, and Martin Wallace, as well as publishers Rio Grande, Lookout Games, and Warfrog. I voted… Read more »
After a couple of weeks tied up with other things, this Friday’s session (20th June 2008) of the Shrewsbury Boardgames Club will be at Garry’s house.
Got home tonight to find the latest issue of Spielbox waiting for me. The most interesting inclusion is the farmer sheet, an accessory for Agricola. It contains 70 stickers to put on the round person pieces. 35 stickers show an adult for the front side of the pieces, the other 35 the corresponding juniors for the rear side (and one… Read more »
We’re currently in the middle of voting on the Spielfrieks discussion group for the best games of 2007. From a long list of about 150, the final 25 have emerged for a second round of voting. The 25 finalists, from which 3 will be chosen as the award winners, are as follows: 1960: The Making of the President Age of… Read more »
As I can’t make the session this Friday, 13th June 2008, it will be taking place at Nige’s house.