Games to look for in Essen 2015 (old and new)
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1. Board Game: Eight Epics [Average Rating:6.05 Overall Rank:5422]
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#Players: 1-8 players
Publisher: Japon Brand
Booth: 3-S106, 3-S108
Price: €11,- (pre-order €13)

(Pre-ordered. Pick up before Saturday 2PM)

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2. Board Game: Eight Epics Exceed [Average Rating:6.95 Unranked] [Average Rating:6.95 Unranked]
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#Players: 1-8 players
Publisher: Japon Brand
Booth: 3-S106, 3-S108
Price: €5,- (pre-order €6,-)

pre-ordered (Pick up before Saturday 2PM)

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3. Board Game: Visby [Average Rating:6.56 Overall Rank:7293]
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#Players: 2 players
Publisher: OSTIA Spiele
Booth: 3-E108, 3-J100
Price: €5,- (for the 2 Player base pack)

Sounds interesting. Probably just pick up.



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4. Board Game: Visby: Der Abt [Average Rating:7.08 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.08 Unranked]
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#Players: 2 players
Publisher: OSTIA Spiele
Booth: 3-E108, 3-J100
Price: ??? Free as the base game is pre-ordered???

 
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5. Board Game: Arcadia [Average Rating:5.93 Overall Rank:6887]
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#Players: 2-4 players
Publisher: APE Games
Booth: 7-G115
Price: €8,-

Sounds interesting. Like the artwork seen so far.

 
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6. Board Game: Discoveries [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:577]
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#Players: 2-4 players
Publisher: Ludonaute
Booth: 3-S116
Price: €35,-

Looks like a nice game. Really like the style of Lewis & Clark.

 
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7. Board Game: Florenza: The Card Game [Average Rating:6.92 Overall Rank:2536]
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#Players: 2-4 players
Publisher: Placentia Games
Booth: 7-B111 & 7-C110
Price: €24,-

 
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8. Board Game: Haleakala [Average Rating:6.77 Overall Rank:2852]
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#Players: 2 players
Publisher: Feuerland Spiele
Booth: 3-D100
Price: €25,-


 
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9. Board Game: OctoDice [Average Rating:6.62 Overall Rank:2327]
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#Players: 2-4 players
Publisher: Pegasus Spiele
Booth:3-M110
Price: €15,-

Despite the little information about this game, it sounds like a fun filler.

 
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10. Board Game: Qwixx: Big Points [Average Rating:7.02 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.02 Unranked]
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#Players: 2-5 players
Publisher: Nürnberg Spielkarten Verlag
Booth: 1-C131
Price: €1,50

 
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11. Board Game: Oh My Goods! [Average Rating:7.02 Overall Rank:616]
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#Players: 2-4 players
Publisher: Österreichisches Spiele Museum e.V.
Booth: 1-C106
Price: €7,- (or cheaper)

 
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12. Board Game: Spellcaster [Average Rating:6.61 Overall Rank:3303]
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#Players: 2-4 players
Publisher: R&R Games
Booth: 1-G161
Price: ????


 
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13. Board Game: Villannex [Average Rating:5.74 Overall Rank:10450]
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#Players: 1-4 players
Publisher: Kogekogedo
Booth: 3-S106 and 3-S108
Price:

Hope they'll bring a couple of copies this year.

 
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14. Board Game: Automobiles [Average Rating:7.43 Overall Rank:619]
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#Players: 2-5 players
Publisher: AEG
Booth: 3-K107
Price:

Liked Trains, didn't like Planes. Maybe this one is another nice game. Have to try.

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15. Board Game: Cornwall [Average Rating:6.51 Overall Rank:4590]
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#Players: 2-4 players
Publisher: Schmidt Spiele
Booth: 3-H102
Price: €20,-

 
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16. Board Game: Dice City [Average Rating:6.88 Overall Rank:856]
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#Players: 1-4 players
Publisher: AEG
Booth: 3-K107
Price: €35,-

Not sure about this one. Maybe play it first.
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17. Board Game: Epic Card Game [Average Rating:6.59 Overall Rank:1403]
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#Players: 2-4 players
Publisher: White Wizzard Games
Booth: 1-G140
Price: ?

 
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18. Board Game: Harbour [Average Rating:6.59 Overall Rank:1248]
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#Players: 1-4 players
Publisher: Frosted Games
Booth: 3-J100
Price: €15,-

Looks like a fun worker placement game. Hope to find a table to test it.

 
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19. Board Game: Holmes: Sherlock & Mycroft [Average Rating:7.00 Overall Rank:1272]
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#Players: 2 players
Publisher: Devir
Booth:
Price:

Looks like an interesting 2 Player deckbuilder.

 
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20. Board Game: Die Legenden von Andor: Chada & Thorn [Average Rating:6.88 Overall Rank:2087]
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#Players: 2 players
Publisher: Kosmos
Booth: 3-B118
Price: €18,-

 
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21. Board Game: Trambahn [Average Rating:7.02 Overall Rank:1175]
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#Players: 2 players
Publisher: Lookout Spiele
Booth: 1-C105
Price: €18,-

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22. Board Game: 504 [Average Rating:6.49 Overall Rank:2051]
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#Players: 2-4 players
Publisher: 2F Spiele
Booth: 3-L103, 3-L107 &3-M107
Price: €65,-

With a discount price of €65,- it has to be a very good game will it make any chance to make it back home.

Definitely have to try this one before buying.

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23. Board Game: Broom Service [Average Rating:7.25 Overall Rank:404]
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#Players: 2-5 players
Publisher: Alea
Booth:
Price: €30,-

Not sure if this will be fun with two players. Have to play before considering a purchase.

 
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24. Board Game: Flip City [Average Rating:6.44 Overall Rank:1624] [Average Rating:6.44 Unranked]
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#Players: 1-4 players
Publisher: Homosapiens Lab (located at Taiwan Boardgame Design booth)
Booth: 7-B101 & 7-B102
Price: €20,-

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25. Board Game: Isle of Skye: From Chieftain to King [Average Rating:7.48 Overall Rank:155]
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#Players: 2-5 players
Publisher: Lookout Spiele
Booth: 1-C105
Price: €30,-

 
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