Tag: Nile DeLuxor

  • Gaming Year 2012

    Another year gone. Good years keep on rolling – I rather enjoyed 2011, and have no complaints about 2012. My kids continued to be good playing company. My son is now six and half, and is ready for some proper family games. I started introducing him to card games, as well, and that worked well. […]

  • Gaming Year 2011

    2010 was a good year. Well, 2011 was even better. I played more games than on any year on my records. Quality matters, too, but I can control quality more than I can control quantity and if quantity is good, quality tends to be good as well. I played lots of games with my son. […]

  • Recent new games

    Looks like my game reporting is lagging a bit, again. Two weeks ago I introduced Attika to my Monday game opponent. This classic is still fun and an interesting challenge. Barons is a very ugly game (as can be expected) from Cambridge Game Factory. Too bad is nowhere near as interesting as Glory to Rome. […]

  • Recent games

    Some notes on recent games. First some new games I’ve tried. Schatz der Drachen (Knizia / Winning Moves) is a nice twist on a memory game. Works well and I enjoyed it. My son didn’t enjoy it quite as much, though. Excape (Knizia / Filosofia) is a horrible, frustrating game. It’s a simple die game […]

  • Nile DeLuxor

    I was offered a review copy of Nile DeLuxor from Minion Games. Since I really like the original Nile, I was quick to take the offer. This new edition takes a good game and makes it even better. What’s different? Proper box. Nothing too large, but the cards fit in, even sleeved. Good insert. Proper […]