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December 19, 2023
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I recently had the honour to be tasked with donating most of the 2023 Spiel des Jahres, Kinderspiel des Jahres and Kennerspiel des Jahres nominatio...
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December 12, 2023
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Most of the earliest card games were trick-taking games played in the 800s in China. These will have felt quite different to our modern eyes. They ...
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oliverkinne
December 05, 2023
Pretty much every hobby game contains some sort of score which measures who is in the lead and decides who wins the game. That's undoubtedly true f...
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oliverkinne
November 28, 2023
Card games date back to the 1400s with Karniffel, or Thuringian Karnöffel, often listed as the oldest one, at least the oldest in Europe that we kn...
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October 17, 2023
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I normally don't win, at least not when I play with my games group. That's not a problem and I still have a lot of fun, whatever the outcome. In fa...
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oliverkinne
October 10, 2023
An interesting question Phil Gross recently asked is why low-interaction games are so popular these days. Even though I'm not really sure whether t...
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oliverkinne
October 03, 2023
A "hobby", as defined by Merriam-Webster's online dictionary, is "a pursuit outside one's regular occupation engaged in especially for relaxation."...
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oliverkinne
September 26, 2023
I recently asked for some suggestions for board game topics I could write about. Phil Gross answered my plea and suggested I write about the best g...
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oliverkinne
July 04, 2023
Mixing digital tools with analogue games isn't for everyone. Many of us in the modern hobby games community prefer to switch off our smartphones, g...
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June 27, 2023
The concepts of replayability and variety are often considered to be one and the same. I have previously looked at whether replayability and variet...
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