Tag: Cannes

  • Gaming Year 2010

    Gaming year 2009 wasn’t terrific, but 2010 was. By numbers alone, I played a lot more games than last year. However, the biggest reason 2010 will go down in history as a good board game year was Nooa. I played well over hundred games with Nooa — actually, I played with Nooa about as much […]

  • Cannes and Kansas Pacific

    I wouldn’t have chosen Cannes for four players, but it turned out that way and I’m surprised to report the game worked out just fine. It took us about an hour to play, with three newbies and my one-game experience. As seems to be the case, the game was over when the movies started to […]

  • First impression of Cannes

    I’m mostly price insensitive when it comes to board games. I’ve learnt a long time ago that low price doesn’t make a weak game any better. If a game is interesting enough, I’m ready to pay a lot for it. However, I can appreciate a good deal when I get one. Three euros for a […]