Sakura Review

Title: Sakura Genre: Simultaneous Action Selection, Programmed movement Publisher: Osprey Games Designer: Reiner Knizia Artist: Kevin Hong Player Count: 2-6 As beautiful as it is mechanically simple, Sakura is an abstract game that we really enjoy…as long as you’re ok

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Reiner Knizia’s Sakura Coming Soon from Osprey Games!

This February Osprey Games will be publishing Sakura, a tactical game from Reiner Knizia. In this 2-6 player game, players take on the roles of painters trying to get as close as they can to the Emperor as he walks through the Imperial

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Game in a Minute Medici Card Game

Game in a Minute Ep 55: Medici: The Card Game

Title: Medici: The Card Game Genre: Set Collection, Push Your Luck Publisher: Grail Games Designer: Reiner Knizia Artist: Vincent Dutrait, Jun Suemi Player Count: 2-6 Medici: The Card Game is the push-your-luck card version of Medici.  As gorgeous as its

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Planet Rush Review

Title: Planet Rush Genre: Area Influence, Auction/Bidding Publisher: Victory Point Games Designer: Reiner Knizia Artist: Clark Miller Player Count: 3-5 Planet Rush is a simple auction game that doesn’t suffer for its pasted on theme one bit.  Accessible bidding mechanics

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Medici Review

Originally published a decade ago, Medici is an abstract auctioning game from famed designer Reiner Knizia.  On the auction block today is a recent re-release by Grail games.  The folks at Grail (who were kind enough to offer us a review

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Circus Flohcati Review

Sometimes, it’s easy for a small game to squeak by.  Honestly, it is; a small box, a modest price tag, a low run-time, these attributes can often forgive a less-than-stellar game, giving it space in a library or on a table that

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Samurai is Making a Comeback!

Jess: Ohaiyo gozahiimas everybody! There’s exciting news on the feudal Japan board game front! Fantasy Flight is reprinting Reiner Knizia’s Samurai. The area control game for 2-4 players has everyone competing as daimyo to control Japan through lesser lords, peasants,

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