Carcassonne vs Settlers of Catan — winner is clear
As I mentioned in an earlier entry, Finnish Game of the Year awards are very interesting this year as both Carcassonne and Settlers of Catan are competing for the award. Well, looks like that competition is already done: Catan didn’t make it to the final four. Carcassonne did, and is competing against Yundao, Triominds and…
New Finnish game store online
Lautapelit.fi (lautapelit is Finnish for board games), a new Finnish online game store opened it’s web site yesterday. It’s still bit unfinished, but it should work already. It’s run by the folks behind Safe Haven. I think it’s pretty neat. Prices should be a bit lower than in Safe Haven (that’s not the case right…
Finnish Game of the Year awards 2003
Finnish Game of the Year awards have been given. Finnish Toy Association has chosen following winners: Best children’s game is Kissa ja hiiret by Ravensburger. Best family game is Blokus and the best game for adults is Cranium. Interesting choices. I can’t say I care much about the results, though…
Finnish Game of the Year awards 2002
Finnish Game of the Year awards have been given out. The winners this year are: Best Children’s Game: Ali Baba (Ravensburger) Best Family Game: Bakari (Tactic) Best Adult Game: Fits (Ravensburger) Spiel des Jahres winner Villa Paletti was in the family game final three, but didn’t make it.