Essen Time Again

This is the weekend of the Internationale Spieltage, or Essen as we like to call it because that is the city in Germany where it is held and it’s much easier to say and write. It’s considered by most to be the ultimate pilgrimage for our hobby. Thousands of people …

Kublacon 2010

It’s been a few weeks since I got back from Kublacon, and I thought it was time to talk about my experience. This was my second trip to Kublacon, and I had much more time to enjoy myself. If you want to read about last year, here is a link …

Game Trades

I’ve been involved in a couple of math trades recently, and I felt pretty good about the outcomes. A math trade is sometimes called a mathematical no-risk trade list. It is a method of maximizing the number of trades between large groups of people. Let’s say that I have an …