This year, the 5th instalment our signature event the BGC Boardgame Retreat is going to be held at a nice concept resort known as The Kabin. With a blend of the new crop of games from this year’s upcoming Essen Spiel and the wide selection available from the OTK Games Library, you can look forward to a weekend of awesome gaming! Winter is coming this Dec 19 & 20, so let’s retreat to the Kabin for 2-days of intense Euro Board Gaming. Don’t miss this…
An evening where we planned to ROLL THROUGH THE AGES ended up with two sessions of THROUGH THE AGES instead. Both (the rare) 1st Edition and (the erroneous) 2nd Edition were in play. Find out the future of THROUGH THE AGES in 2015. This completes a trilogy of gaming sessions that started with Rahdo’s Top Ten Heaviest Games and ended with Vlaada’s Thru the Ages.
Boardgamecafe.net Meetup Report @ OTK Cheras 30/4/2015– CLINIC, ALCHEMISTS, MADEIRA By jack208 EXCERPT Continuing from last Fri’s Rahdo’s Top Ten Heavy Games, this week saw us go thru the 2nd batch of games in the list namely CLINIC, KANBAN, ALCHEMISTS and MADEIRA. RAHDO RUNS THROUGH Last week we […]
Follow us as OTK Cheras went thru half of RAHDO RUNS THROUGH’s Top Ten Heaviest Games list in our Friday OTK Boardgame Meetups. For tonight, the list of games to be covered were Agricola, In the Year of the Dragon, Brass, Zhanguo and Vinhos.
After CLINIC’s sessrep, here’s our take on Bernd Eisenstein’s latest game from last Essen PANTHALOS. Dare you anger the Titans from the Underworld of Greek Antiquity?
Been awhile since I put in a sessrep. Here’s a lengthy one on CLINIC, the Town Center designer Alban’s most recent game from last Essen. We also did SAMURAI SPIRIT, LA ISLA and PANTHALOS among other games seen in-play tonight at OTK.
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This year, our signature event the BGC Boardgame Retreat shall be a back to beach affair but with some strong games in this year’s Essen Spiel releases we are looking at another awesome weekend of gaming, gaming and more gaming this Dec 6th. You do not want to miss this! 😛
It’s my second and final (awwwwww…) installment of the Kazzies! My one of a kind awards given out to the standouts at Essen Spiel 2014. If you missed part one, find it here: The Kazzies! Part One. Let’s cut to the chase: “MISS OF THE YEAR” AWARD Lift […]
ESSEN SPIEL 2014. Boardgamecafe.net’s 3rd iteration at the international boardgame convention saw us visiting familiar – yet new – grounds and meeting up with designers, gamers & friends; old & new. Here’s a drive-thru of the first morning of our Spiel 2014 adventure.
Essen Spiel 2014 was a blast! It was my second year at the fair and that worked out well for me, as everything was familiar (most vendors were at their same location, halls were the same, etc.). Less awe, confusion and rushing around for stuff meant that I […]
Spiel 2014’s now done and dusted. While the Big Boys did not have as many new releases as we’d thought, as my buddy Kaz commented this gave the indie publishers – and they are growing not just in numbers but also influence – more opportunity to showcase their […]