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Unboxing: Guildhall

Released at Spiel 2012 – at a push because of customs delaying the delivery of the games – Guildhall, from AEG, has been very well received and, with a short play time and simple rules, was very promising from the start.

G*M*S Magazine interviews at Spiel 2012–Episode 3

By Paco Garcia Jaen   Once again more interviews from Spiel. This time there are 7 interviews with both big and small, known and not very well known companies, but they all have great games! We start with Greater Than Games and the latest edition of Sentinels of the Multiverse. We talk about their latest…
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The G*M*S Magazine Podcast–Spiel Episode 3

By Paco Garcia Jaen Once again more interviews from Spiel. This time there are 7 interviews with both big and small, known and not very well known companies, but they all have great games! We start with Greater Than Games and the latest edition of Sentinels of the Multiverse. We talk about their latest plans,…
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Smash Up demo at the UK Games Expo

By Paco Garcia Jaen During the UK Games Expo I was fortunate enough to play a round of Smash Up with Mark Wootton, who, although his business card says something else, is the Director of All Things Cool at Alderac Entertainment Group. He brought a prototype of Smash Up, a deck building game in which…
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Thunderstone Advance Play Session Review

First, a confession. I am late to the Thunderstone party. I played Thunderstone at the Games Expo last year and was very impressed. It was a quick and easy game to play with plenty of depth. Since then I kept meaning to pick a copy up but it didn’t happen. There have been a couple of base sets and several expansions, however this latest base set looks to clear up a lot of rules questions and advance the rules further, so it’s ideal time to crash the Thunderstone party.