Tag: Die Aufsteiger

  • First games of 2012

    2012 is off to a flying start. My wife has been incredibly understanding of my board game hobby and I’ve been able to spend more time playing games. Part of that is definitely the kids: they’re older now (my son is 5 and my daughter is 3 in less than two weeks), so taking care […]

  • Catch-up: Resistance, Age of Steam, Arkadia

    Last Wednesday was a nice day of games. Some Die Dolmengötter, a quick and brutal Innovation and first go at The Resistance, the new Werewolf-style game which is faster and removes the player elimination. It’s an interesting game. Players form two teams. Leader chooses a group to go on a mission. The players on the […]

  • 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 […]

  • Helcon 2010: The Rest

    The first part covered Eclipse. Now, the rest. This year choosing what to play wasn’t difficult. Oskari had a list of games from my collection he wanted to try, I wanted to play those games as well so that’s what we did. String Railway was the obvious starter. I ended up playing the game twice. […]

  • Steam Barons and Die Aufsteiger

    It was about time to try Steam Barons. I bought it when it was released, but haven’t tried it for some reason. Yesterday we finally got it on the table with three players on the UK side of the board. In short this Steam expansion always puts six companies in play, owned by different players. […]