Tag: Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective

  • Hot Games for Q3/2006

    Here’s a list of hottest games for the third quarter of 2006 for me. This is based on number of plays, my enjoyment of the game and the novelty value, so new games tend to show up higher on the list. You can also check the previous quarter, with completely different games. Memoir ’44 — […]

  • Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective

    A review of Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective in Finnish is up. Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective is a curious game unlike any other I’ve played. It’s closest relatives are in the world of solo roleplaying books, you know, the one with numbered chapters you look up. “To go west, see chapter 123; to go east, see […]

  • Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective

    I played Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective yesterday and had great fun with it. The case wasn’t obvious — after an hour of reading clues I still had no decisive ideas who did the case. Re-reading some of the first entries finally produced the small detail I had missed which solved the case. Ok, now let’s […]

  • Wednesday Games, part II: Card games

    First: I’m now a proud owner of Sherlock Holmes, Consulting Detective. I got my game from the post office yesterday and I’m really looking forward to an opportunity to try it — it looks absolutely brilliant. Then: we had a very nice game session yesterday. Six players were there, but not at the same time. […]

  • Games, games, games

    What’s going on, gamewise: Order from Adam Spielt with my brand new credit card (I finally went and got one). I’m getting Amun-Re, Age of Steam, Coloretto, King Lui, Dia de los Muertos, Mamma Mia! and probably Land Unter too. That’s about 90 euros worth of games. Add to that 130 euros worth of stuff […]