Ganz schön clever addiction and recovery

Ganz schön clever is the destroyer of worlds conveniently packaged in a small colorful box. Designed by Wolfgang Warsch, who is obviously an evil cyborg determined to bend all of humanity to his will, Ganz schön clever is a roll and write dice game for one to four players. It takes about 30 minutes to… Continue reading Ganz schön clever addiction and recovery

Azul wins the 2018 Spiel des Jahres

Azul means blue in Portuguese Late last month, the secret purple monkeys emerged  from their magic jar of mustard and formed the name of this year's winner of the Spiel des Jahres, the German Game of the Year. As predicted, the monkeys slowly and methodically spelled out a single word, Azul, a beautiful and very… Continue reading Azul wins the 2018 Spiel des Jahres

Thoughts about Codenames

Codenames hit the 2016 gaming landscape like Hurricane Vlaada, knocking out rivals Karuba and Imhotep to take home the Spiel des Jahres. It then proceeded to blow the roof off of big box stores across America, where it multiplied into different varieties and franchise adaptions. Obviously, Vlaada wasn't content with just having the German game… Continue reading Thoughts about Codenames