Monthly Archives: June 2013

More Ebay delights

One day to go on some relisted Ebay items, many of them with reduced starting bids. How about Kramer & Kiesling’s Der Schwarm (The Swarm), the brilliant party game, Time’s Up, or Secret of Monte Cristo, with the innovative turn-order mechanism. The full list is here

2012 Meeples’ Choice Awards – The Winners

Well after a week of voting, the Spielfrieks discussion group have finally chosen the winners of this year’s award. These are: Terra Mystica (Jens Drogemuller & Helge Ostertag, Z-Man Games) Tzolk’in: The Mayan Calendar (Simone Luciani & Daniele Tascini, Rio Grande) Keyflower (Sebastian Bleasdale & Richard Breese, R&D Games) All three are good games worthy of recognition even if I didn’t… Read more »

2012 Meeples’ Choice Awards – The Finalists

Well the Spielfrieks group has managed to whittle 200 games released during 2012 down to 24. From this set of games, voting will take place over the next week to select the three recipients of this year’s award. The finalists are: 1812: The Invasion of Canada Agricola: All Creatures Big and Small Andean Abyss Android: Netrunner Clash of Cultures CO2… Read more »

Latest Ebay listings

I’ve got 40 (count ’em, 40) games up for sale on ebay at the moment. The auctions end on 19th June and there are some interesting items: Pueblo, 1st & Goal, Perikles, A La Carte, Secret of Monte Cristo, Elasund: The First City and Time’s Up to name but a few. The full list of games can be seen here. Happy… Read more »

Kickstarter Euphoria

I don’t back very much on Kickstarter as I’m not really interested in the “special extras” offered to Kickstarter backers. I did back Escape: Curse of the Temple which I was reasonably pleased with when it eventually turned up but part of that order (The Adventurer pack) is still to be delivered even though it was originally due in September 2012,… Read more »