Monthly Archives: September 2012


Garry Lloyd   27th September 2012   No Comments on Morels

I’ve been keeping an eye on this really attractive looking two player game for a while. Morels is a game about foraging for mushrooms and is getting a lot of buzz for being a good game to play with a reluctant non-gamer spouse. I saw a copy at The Cast Are Dice back in August but it’s only available to… Read more »

Three weeks to Essen

Garry Lloyd   26th September 2012   No Comments on Three weeks to Essen

My trip to Essen is now just three weeks away and I’ve had my first run-through the massive preview geeklist on Boardgamegeek. At this stage, I’m trying to be disciplined and identify the absolute definites. This is the list I came up with: Hanabi (Abacus) Saint Malo (Alea) The Boss 5-6 Player Expansion (Blackrock Editions) Shadows Over Camelot: The Card… Read more »

Snippets and Spiel

Garry Lloyd   23rd September 2012   No Comments on Snippets and Spiel

For the last few months, I’ve been posting my game snippets directly onto my trickylight site rather than as it’s slightly quicker. However, it doesn’t allow for comments which is rarely a problem as I get very few comments on the blog as it is. That said, Nige recently asked where the comment facility had gone as he’d wanted… Read more »

Deutscher SpielePreis 2012

The winners of this year’s DSP have been announced: 1. Village, by Inka and Markus Brand (eggertspiele) 2. Trajan, by Stefan Feld (Ammonit Spiele) 3. Hawaii, by Greg Daigle (Hans im Gluck) 4. Ora et Labora, by Uwe Rosenberg (Lookout Games) 5. Helvetia, by Matthias Cramer (Kosmos) 6. Targi, by Andreas Steiger (Kosmos) 7. Kingdom Builder, by Donald X. Vaccarino… Read more »