Tag: eurogame

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Settlers of Catan – So Long, And Thanks For All The Wood

I’d heard about Settlers of Catan a hundred billion times, at least, as it’s widely called “The Fazzer Of Ze Euroz Gaming”, and I’ve heard it panned by Ameritrash folks as a gaming atrocity. Although not as widely hated, at least publicly, as renaissance farming or weenie trading games, it has been the subject of scorn and ridicule. “It doesn’t have a body count”, they said. “It doesn’t have much player interaction”, the said.

Unboxing: Snowdonia

If you had the privilege of living near Snowdonia, you’d know it is a place that’s beautiful, beguiling, and deeply inspiring. You’d also know it’s a tough environment with mist, cold winters, rain more often than not and its own train line. All the way to the top.

NSKN Legendary Games interview at UK Games Expo

You thought we had forgotten the UK Games Expo? Well, I am pleased to say no! The goodness continues to sip through as we put together the videos of the interviews the Uk Gaming Media Network carried out. This time, it is my pleasure to bring you the interview with Andrei Novac, one of the minds behind NSKN Legendary Games, creators of Warriors & Traders, a game that mixes strategy with euro mechanics very, very nicely. But since we already have a video unboxing Warriors & Traders, I spoke with Andrei about Wild Fun West and Exodus: Proxima Centuri. And yes, that makes Spiel 2012 even more attractive.

Lords of Waterdeep Video Overview by Grim Tree Games

Grim Tree Games shows a game overview of the board game Lords of Waterdeep from Wizards of the Coast.