The next session of the Shrewsbury Boardgames Club will be held on FridayÂ 31st October at Garryâ€™s house. I wonder if we’ll be able to find anything new to play.
Just a photo for now. More details later.
Time to put a few more games up for sale on Ebay. This time, you can bid on Die Baumeister von Arkadia by Rudiger Dorn, Wongar by Alan Moon & Aaron Weissblum, Trapper by Wolfgang Kramer & Michael Kiesling, Lost The Game (in a tin), Khet the Laser Game and last but not least Battlelore by Richard Borg. The list… Read more »
Just a quick note to confirm that the next session of the Shrewsbury Boardgames Club will be held on Friday 17th October at Garry’s house.
Scott Nicholson (and twin) have recorded a special edition of Boardgames with Scott, featuring the forthcoming game from the Lamont Brothers, Snow Tails. Fraser didn’t appear to be in the best of health when the interview was shot so I hope he’sÂ fully recoveredÂ in time for Essen. [vimeo] http://vimeo.com/1948940 [/vimeo]
At this year’s fair, Reiver Games will be demoing their new game, Carpe Astra, designed by Ted Cheatham and Jackson Pope. The game is a tile laying and networking game for 2 – 4 players aged 12+, with games lasting 30 to 90 minutes depending on the number of players. 10,000 years in the future, humanity has claimed the stars…. Read more »
The Lamont brothers have a second Essen release this year. This is a collaboration with Friedemann Friese that is being released as Die 3 Gebote by Bewitched Spiele and The Three Commandments by Rio Grande. Each player takes the role ofÂ a High Priestess once and determines the rules of her own religion. The other players are novices trying to sense… Read more »
Last night, Jan, Rebecca and I sat down to try High Score, a Ravensburger game designed by Heinz Wuppen, which you can actually play with two standard six sided dice and a score sheet. Despite the minimal components, the game is great: Take It Easy with dice rolls rather than tiles. I had a really good first round and an… Read more »
The next session of the Shrewsbury Boardgames Club will be on FridayÂ 10th October 2008 and will be at Garryâ€™s house.
Jan and I played Qwirkle for the first time last night and I’m not sure whether I like it or not. Sort of like Scrabble but with colours and shapes instead of words, you basically add tiles to a grid by matching colour and or shape, scoring points according to how many pieces you connect to in a line. This… Read more »