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  • Geisha are a fascinating and confusing part of Japanese culture. Women that you pay to be with for their conversational skills, or their talents in the arts, or even for their ability to play games. They are personal entertainers, but with a long history and, to us, strange customes.
Mai-Star, a game about geisha, will probably not do a thing to make you understand them better. But it will entertain you for half an hour, and then maybe for some more.

    Mai-Star

    Geisha are a fascinating and confusing part of Japanese culture. Women that you pay to be with for their conversational skills, or their talents in the arts, or even for their ability to play games. They are personal entertainers, but with a long history and, to us, strange customes.
    Mai-Star, a game about geisha, will probably not do a thing to make you understand them better. But it will entertain you for half an hour, and then maybe for some more.

  • The big news for this week: Spiel and Kennerspiel des Jahres have been announced. Spiel des Jahres 2014 goes to the camel racing game Camel Up by Steffen Bogen (eggertspiele / Pegasus Spiele) Kennerspiel to Rüdiger Dorn’s ruby hunt  in the bazaar Istanbul (Pegasus Spiele). Congratulations to publishers and designers, […]

    Meople News: Necropolis of the Djinn

    The big news for this week: Spiel and Kennerspiel des Jahres have been announced. Spiel des Jahres 2014 goes to the camel racing game Camel Up by Steffen Bogen (eggertspiele / Pegasus Spiele) Kennerspiel to Rüdiger Dorn’s ruby hunt  in the bazaar Istanbul (Pegasus Spiele). Congratulations to publishers and designers, […]

  • Games about making dresses are a tough sell. Between games about conquest, economic success and survival, tailoring just doesn't compare. So to stand out, a game about making ballroom gowns needs to excel in other areas. Having well linked games mechanics and a new take on deck-building might do the trick for Rococo.

    Rococo

    Games about making dresses are a tough sell. Between games about conquest, economic success and survival, tailoring just doesn’t compare. So to stand out, a game about making ballroom gowns needs to excel in other areas. Having well linked games mechanics and a new take on deck-building might do the trick for Rococo.

  • eggertspiele eggertspiele are currently looking for funding for Dolmen, a new edition of Thomas Odenhoven’s 2005 strategy game Die Dolmengötter. In this purely strategic game – no luck involved – your druids place stones on paths between stone circle construction sites, and gaining the majority around one such circle allows […]

    Meople News: Menhirs lost in time

    eggertspiele eggertspiele are currently looking for funding for Dolmen, a new edition of Thomas Odenhoven’s 2005 strategy game Die Dolmengötter. In this purely strategic game – no luck involved – your druids place stones on paths between stone circle construction sites, and gaining the majority around one such circle allows […]

  • The second nominee for this year's Kennerspiel des Jahres, Istanbul makes you run around the bazaar district of the titular city in a desperate search for rubies. Why rubies, you ask? No idea, to be honest, but as the game progresses it turns into a frantic search for your lost assistants, anyway. Leaving your assitants behind to work, then gathering them up again and leaving them somewhere else, that's the core of Istanbul.

    Istanbul

    The second nominee for this year’s Kennerspiel des Jahres, Istanbul makes you run around the bazaar district of the titular city in a desperate search for rubies. Why rubies, you ask? No idea, to be honest, but as the game progresses it turns into a frantic search for your lost assistants, anyway. Leaving your assitants behind to work, then gathering them up again and leaving them somewhere else, that’s the core of Istanbul.

  • Z-Man Games It will be hard to top this announcement by Z-Man Games for this week. They got Matt Leacock, designer of the great cooperative game Pandemic, and Rob Daviau, designer of Risk Legacy, together on a project. That project is Pandemic Legacy, and it does exactly what we would […]

    Meople News: Villain’s Legacy

    Z-Man Games It will be hard to top this announcement by Z-Man Games for this week. They got Matt Leacock, designer of the great cooperative game Pandemic, and Rob Daviau, designer of Risk Legacy, together on a project. That project is Pandemic Legacy, and it does exactly what we would […]

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  • The big news for this week: Spiel and Kennerspiel des Jahres have been announced. Spiel des Jahres 2014 goes to the camel racing game Camel Up by Steffen Bogen (eggertspiele / Pegasus Spiele) Kennerspiel to Rüdiger Dorn’s ruby hunt  in the bazaar Istanbul (Pegasus Spiele). Congratulations to publishers and designers, […]

    Meople News: Necropolis of the Djinn

    The big news for this week: Spiel and Kennerspiel des Jahres have been announced. Spiel des Jahres 2014 goes to the camel racing game Camel Up by Steffen Bogen (eggertspiele / Pegasus Spiele) Kennerspiel to Rüdiger Dorn’s ruby hunt  in the bazaar Istanbul (Pegasus Spiele). Congratulations to publishers and designers, […]

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  • eggertspiele eggertspiele are currently looking for funding for Dolmen, a new edition of Thomas Odenhoven’s 2005 strategy game Die Dolmengötter. In this purely strategic game – no luck involved – your druids place stones on paths between stone circle construction sites, and gaining the majority around one such circle allows […]

    Meople News: Menhirs lost in time

    eggertspiele eggertspiele are currently looking for funding for Dolmen, a new edition of Thomas Odenhoven’s 2005 strategy game Die Dolmengötter. In this purely strategic game – no luck involved – your druids place stones on paths between stone circle construction sites, and gaining the majority around one such circle allows […]

    Continue Reading...

  • Z-Man Games It will be hard to top this announcement by Z-Man Games for this week. They got Matt Leacock, designer of the great cooperative game Pandemic, and Rob Daviau, designer of Risk Legacy, together on a project. That project is Pandemic Legacy, and it does exactly what we would […]

    Meople News: Villain’s Legacy

    Z-Man Games It will be hard to top this announcement by Z-Man Games for this week. They got Matt Leacock, designer of the great cooperative game Pandemic, and Rob Daviau, designer of Risk Legacy, together on a project. That project is Pandemic Legacy, and it does exactly what we would […]

    Continue Reading...