Tag: Nile

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Fauna, Nile, Tornado Alert!

    Good day of games today. I finally got Fauna on the table — I had the game a year ago, when I did the translation, but I never played the German version as I wanted to wait for the Finnish edition. Now it was time! And why not, Fauna is a pretty good game. It’s […]

  • Toscana, Bamboleo, Arvuutin

    A nice session today! I started with a quick(ish) Nile with Petri — it’s still a pretty good two-player quickie, I actually like it quite a bit. I won, of course. First bigger game was Bamboleo, which has recently come out in Finnish. It’s a good-looking game and entertaining to watch. It’s also fun to […]

  • Nile and Tzaar

    I met my brother yesterday for some games. We started with Nile, the new set-collecting game from Minion Games. It’s actually pretty good! At least as a two-player filler, that is. The game is about farming. There are five crops to plant and harvest. Each turn starts with a new flood card, which displays the […]

  • Card games from Minion Games

    Minion Games sent me some demo copies of their card games. Sturgeon is a fish-themed game, where players try to collect two sturgeons. To play sturgeons, you need to eat at least bass cards and to play bass cards, you need to eat two minnows. Minnows can be played straight to the table. You can […]