Monthly Archives: July 2013

Another Great Escape

Arrived home today to find the final part of my Escape Kickstarter pack had arrived at last. This comprised a cloth bag to keep the game in (which is never going to get used) together with the second expansion for the game – Escape: Quest. This adds more chambers, a ghost meeple used in one of the chambers and some… Read more »

Spiel des Jahres – Winners announced

Well colour me surprised! And pleased that the SdJ jury chose the winner of this year’s award to be Hanabi, deigned by Antoine Bauza and released by Abacus Spiele. Turning to the Kennerspiel des Jahres, this went to Legends of Andor, designed by Michael Menzel and published by Kosmos. Two co-operative games take the awards which is an interesting development…. Read more »

June 2013 roundup

In June, I managed to play 22 games of 17 different titles, 7 of which were new to me. The new games were Vineta, Wurfel Wurst, Jackal & High, Famous500, Augustus, Clubs, The Little Prince: Make Me a Planet, Terra Mystica and La Boca. I added five new titles to the collection which were La Boca, Wurfel Wurst, Jackal &… Read more »