Tag: Lokomotive Werks

  • Dieter Danziger games

    Yesterday was a Dieter Danziger night. We played both Lokomotive Werks and 1830 Cardgame, two games that are similar in some way. At least both are about trying to collect as much money as possible and both have a significant taxation mechanism (in Lokomotive Werks, everybody pays 10% every turn, in 1830 everybody pays 10%, except 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 […]

  • Recent gaming: Agricola + others

    I took the kids to Jyväskylä last weekend to see their grandmother. All in all a good visit, except not quite enough sleep for me, but that’s life with toddlers. Of course, board games were involved. In addition to playing a bit of Dominion (they’ve enjoyed it a lot, I’ve given my mother both the […]

  • First impression: Lokomotive Werks

    I got my copy of Lokomotive Werks a while ago and got it on the table today. It’s a 2002 Winsome title from Dieter Danziger. It’s been reprinted twice and I managed to get a copy of the most recent reprint. The game’s about building locomotives, but it could be about any technology, really. What […]

  • Update on recent games

    I’ve been seriously busy writing my book and this blog is one of the things that has suffered. So, here’s a bit of an overview on recent gaming so you don’t feel all lonely and deserted here. I’ve played lots of kid’s games with Nooa. Das magische Labyrinth and Click Clack, mostly. I printed out […]