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Check out Candice's latest episode of Cardboard Creations. In this episode, @candidrum talks with @djackthompson about the game Undaunted: Normandy designed by David Thompson & @trevormbenjamin & from @OspreyGames Find out how the game came to be—Lincoln…
The Ticket to Ride Puzzle Book — which consists of 100 puzzles in a narrative trip across the world — from @WolfriksWorld, @welbeckpublish & @days_of_wonder hits the UK market on Oct. 28, 2021 and the U.S. market on Nov. 23, 2021. —WEM
Want to find out what it takes to be a marketing manager in the board game industry? Get a taste of what’s involved thanks to this detailed thread from the always awesomely competent Danni Loe. Bonus: Danni teases an as-yet-unannounced game in this thread. —WEM…
Take a closer look at "Animeter" - In Focus! from designer Anthony Perone and published by @LifestylegameFr. This episode is presented by Nick Murphy and sponsored by @LifestylegameFr —Lincoln #BGGInFocus…
Even more Richard Garfield news, with the next alea title from @RavensburgerNA being the tongue-in-cheek, roll-and-write game Dungeons, Dice & Danger, due out in Jan. 2022 in Germany and in March 2022 in the U.S. Explore deep, dark dungeons, and defeat monsters with dice! —WEM
I'm working on a news post about future releases from @IELLO_France & @IelloUSA, such as King of Tokyo: Monster Box, which you can see here on display in the IELLO media room at SPIEL '21. BGG game page:… —WEM
Very Spooky! Today Oct. 19, 2021 at 10:30am PDT on Twitch join @ChilibeanNP & @heccubustwit as they play The Hunger by @RichardGarfield @PlayRenegade & Origames. We hope to see you there. —Lincoln #GameNightBGG
On BGG News, designer Tom Lehmann presents an overview of Res Arcana: Perlae Imperii, the second expansion from @SandCastleGame1 that is starting to reach retail outlets in Europe: —WEM
Star Trek: Missions, due out in Feb. 2022 from @wizkidsgames, features gameplay similar to that of Bruce Glassco's Fantasy Realms, but with players now trying to create valuable scoring combinations from ST's characters & situations. BGG game page:… —WEM
Do you play games on @BoardGameArena, but aren't sure whether you want to dive into an unknown design? A BGG user has created a browser extension that embeds information from BGG directly on the BGA game page, giving you more info to go on. Details: —WEM
Take a closer look at "Card Game: 33" - In Focus! from designer Valdas Langvinis and publisher Card Game: 33. This episode is presented by Mike Murphy and sponsored by Card Game: 33. Find more info here: —Lincoln #BGGInFocus…
Fancy a meal that features all of these delectable humans? Then you might consider playing The Hunger, a game from Richard Garfield, Origames, & @PlayRenegade that will possibly leave your overstuffed. You can learn all about the game here: —WEM
In its #SPIEL21 catalog, @IELLO_France featured this teaser image for the next "King of..." title coming from Richard Garfield following King of Tokyo and King of New York. If you want to start making a SPIEL '22 list now, this might be the first title on it... —WEM
Today I present an overview of The Hunger, a game from Richard Garfield, Origames, and @PlayRenegade in which you try to keep your eyes from being bigger than your vampiric stomach:… —WEM
Installed this slim decorative table in the dining room in a space that needed something — but not anything substantial. My wife isn’t convinced about the decorations, but they seem like a good fit to me… —WEM
Two more games of Riftforce (Carlo Bortolini, @1MoreTimeGames, @Capstone_Games) tonight, and I’m slowly getting better with planning which factions to draft together and how to play out cards to take advantage of faction powers. BGG game page:… —WEM
At #SPIEL21, @IELLO_France teased “King of…Something”, the next title in its line of games from Richard Garfield after King of Tokyo and King of New York. Nothing more beyond this teaser image for now… —WEM
Each turn in Splitter from Stefan Nikolic & @NSV_Spiele, you enter dice rolls on spaces that are mirrored across a central line, trying to create groups of two 2s, three 3s, etc. You can check out a more detailed description on BGG News: —WEM
Another demo taking place at #SPIEL21 was Namiji, with this game being the sequel to Tokaido from @Toinito and @Funforge. BGG game page:… —WEM
At #SPIEL21, French publisher @Funforge has two demo tables for its tabletop adaptation of Far Cry Beyond. No details on gameplay as @beth_heile could only snap this pic in passing... BGG game page:… —WEM
Want to dress up your Ticket to Ride games? Publisher @days_of_wonder has released an exclusive set of pink trains and stations, with US$2 of the purchase price of each set going to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (@BCRFcure). Details:… —WEM
Monumental from @wisegoldfish & @Funforge on the demo tables at #SPIEL21. BGG game page:… —WEM
Check out the latest Top 10 series with @BrothersMurph. This episode's topic, Top 10 Shelf of Shame Games. —Lincoln #BGGTop10…
At #SPIEL21, @czechgames is holding a "guess the component" contest in which you must identify components in CGE titles solely by touch. Your prize is a giant golden astronaut figure from Galaxy Trucker. —WEM
Display at #SPIEL21 by @ArtipiaGames, which @beth_heile saying, "That entire spaceman is 3D printed! Artipia started a 3D printing company called Game Maker, and they printed everything you see at that printing farm." —WEM
Mickey and Friends Food Fight - BGG How to Play. Mike Murphy teaches you how to play Mickey and Friends Food Fight designer @SkookyD and published by @TheOpGames —Lincoln BGGInFocus…
How do you know game conventions are taking place again? Pics of people playing giant Carcassonne, as is the case at #SPIEL21. (Image: @beth_heile) I don't know whether @hig_games sells a version like this for corporate retreats, but if not, they should make that happen! —WEM
At #SPIEL21, @BrainGames_int is demoing Iron Forest, which features flicking-style gameplay similar to 2016's ICECOOL, but with players now competing in asymmetric teams on two levels of play. (Image: @beth_heile) BGG game page:… —WEM
7 Wonders: Architects from @Toinito & @ReposProduction is now available in stores (at least in Europe). If you're curious to learn how the game works, I have both a written and video overview on BGG News: —WEM
Day 1 haul from #SPIEL21 for the BGG library during @bggcon in November courtesy of @beth_heile and John K! —WEM
German publisher @NSV_Spiele has re-released a handful of its card and dice games in plastic-free versions under the brand "NatureLine". These small box games are packaged inside sleeves made from recycled cardboard, with the cards wrapped by a paper sleeve. —WEM
The Red Cathedral Expansion: Contractors. MORE REDCA IN 2022 YEAHHHH!!!
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In Snowhere from Steffen Benndorf and @NSV_Spiele, you attempt to smother a fire with snow. I'm extremely curious to try this design, which seems to be an interactive art project as much as a game. #SPIEL21 Learn how the game works on BGG:…… —WEM
Mostly Spooky! Tonight Oct 14, 2021at 5:30pm PDT, @ChilibeanNP & @heccubustwit will play Birdwatcher (not so spooky) by Zakir Jafry @OniPress & Elder Sign (Spooky!) by Richard Launius @KevinWilson42 @FFGames We hope you will join us! —Lincoln #GameNightBGG
Memories @SPIEL_Messe Part 3: in 2012 my gamer's game, New Amsterdam, was released, and I had a blast talking about it to Beth Heile at the @BoardGameGeek booth. Copies of the game for sale didn't make the fair, unfortunately, due to a mistake in shipping.
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Twinkle from Theodore Karvounis and @v_cubes looks like a combination of game and AI rainbow sculpture generator. @beth_heile got a demo at #SPIEL21, and her short take was "looks awesome". Overview of gameplay on BGG: —WEM
Who needs to make friends to play games with when you can *make* a friend to play games with? Thank you @resonym for sponsoring this bonus sketch video!
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Designer Abdulrahman Al-Homaid of @majlis_shabab traveled from Qatar to #SPIEL21 to show off the new English version of his 2018 party game Big Boss (with Abdulrahman being unmasked solely for this photo). BGG game page:… —WEM
When possible, giant game bits are the way to go for demos at conventions, as with this giant-sized version of Rorschach from Kristian Klooß, @DeepPrintGames & @Capstone_Games at #SPIEL21. (Image: @beth_heile) BGG game page:… —WEM
Love the concept at the heart of this cover for GigaWatt, a game from Milo van Holsteijn that's available for demo at #SPIEL21 (5-B116) and coming to Kickstarter in 2022. This one image is quite suggestive! BGG game page:… —WEM
Two games of Savannah Park taking place at #SPIEL21. Don't do what the blue player is doing in game #2 as it's not working out for them. Find out more about this tile-placement game from Kiesling, Kramer, @DeepPrintGames & @Capstone_Games on BGG:… —WEM
Corrosion from Stefan Bauer and @DeepPrintGames at #SPIEL21, with @Capstone_Games bringing this game to the U.S. For an overview of gameplay, head to this BGG News post: —WEM
I'm still adding titles to BGG's SPIEL '21 Preview since I'm not at the show and can process such things. Here's the 18+ game Swipe from @CosmodromeG in which you try to give traits to characters to get that round's leader to date the "right" one:… —WEM
At #SPIEL21, @beth_heile takes a break from shooting pics to take aim at a shifty character from Spiel des Jahres-winning MicroMacro: Crime City. (Note Beth's "golden ratio" earrings, which are awesome.) I greatly appreciate her efforts to sample the SPIEL '21 offerings! —WEM
1923 Cotton Club from Pau Carles and @Loopingames is the latest entry in its "19XX" line of games, with you trying to gain reputation over six rounds while running a club of your own. #SPIEL21 (Image: @beth_heile) BGG game page:… —WEM
Aside from Witchcraft and The Siege of Runedar, designer @ReinerKnizia has a third large game debuting at #SPIEL21: Mille Fiori from Schmidt Spiele, with players trying to profit from glass art they produce. Here's a detailed rundown of gameplay: —WEM
A ten-second video from @beth_heile shows off the "gameplay details" of Panda Fun from Megableu. Beth's giggles are not included in the box. —WEM
Panda Fun from Megableu fits the model of that company's other games for small children, with the game being embedded in a toy. The panda spins and sounds like it will sneeze, every so often AHCHOO-ing the petals off the tray while you race to put them back on. #SPIEL21 —WEM
Leuer — called "Glow" in English — from Cédrick Chaboussit & @StudioBombyx is one of the best-looking games of 2021, which shouldn't be a surprise given publisher Bombyx's reputation for innovative and eye-catching graphics. BGG game page:… —WEM
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