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Game Review: Yedo

Curry favor with the Shōgun–or maybe assassinate him! Bits & Blips: Manga Bookshelf Edition Every October from several thousand kilometers away I try to live vicariously through others’ accounts of Internationale Spieltage SPIEL, the largest board gaming convention in the world, also known simply as Essen after the German city in which it is held. […]

Game Review: Motto Tanto Cuore

A party in the park with our favorite maids! Bits & Blips: Manga Bookshelf Edition The maids are back, and this time they’re getting ready for a party! If you’ve read my review of Tanto Cuore (and if not, I suggest you do so now if you aren’t familiar with the game) then you know […]

Game Review: Sutakku

Your wish is heard; a rich man you shall be! Bits & Blips: Manga Bookshelf Edition Once upon a time there lived a stonecutter, who went every day to a great rock in the side of a big mountain and cut out slabs for gravestones or houses. He understood very well the kinds of stones […]

Game Review: Hanabi

Playing with fireworks is fun! Bits & Blips: Manga Bookshelf Edition French designer Antoine Bauza made a name for himself with big hits such as Ghost Stories and 7 Wonders, the latter of which netted him the 2011 Kennerspiel des Jahres, the German award presented for the Enthusiast Game of the Year. However, the lesser […]

Game Review: Tanto Cuore

Do you have what it takes to be crowned “King of Maids”? Bits & Blips: Manga Bookshelf Edition Tanto Cuore (Italian for “Much Heart”) is a deck building game originally released in Japan by Arclight Games with the English edition published by Japanime Games in the US. The players play the “masters of the house” […]