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Essen Spiel 2016 Photojournal: DAY ONE!

Posted Thursday, 13-Oct-2016

Contributed by Calvin Wong

 

 

Outside the convention center - people meeting for trades.

Outside the convention center – people meeting for trades.

 


Days of Wonder got prime spot near the entrance.

Days of Wonder got a prime spot near the entrance.

 


Inis! There was a lot of Inis. A Celtic game of negotiation, card drafting, and area control.

Inis! There was a lot of Inis. A Celtic game of negotiation, card drafting, and area control.

 


Don't let looks fool you. Argo is a thinky puzzle eurogame with great mechanics.

Don’t let looks fool you. Argo is a think-ey¬†puzzle Eurogame with great mechanics.

 


FFG had Runewars: The Miniatures Game to show off, but none to sell. Teases.

FFG had Runewars: The Miniatures Game to show off, but none to sell. Teases.

 


Queen Game's Armageddon was kind of a sleeper hit - post-apocalyptic eurogames don't often see the light of day.

Queen Game’s Armageddon was kind of a sleeper hit – post-apocalyptic eurogames don’t often see the light of day.

 


Vendors were often selling tokens or chits.

Vendors were often selling tokens or chits.

 


Ludicreation's ridiculously exciting new game of science economic management - Crisis.

Ludicreation’s ridiculously exciting new game of science economic management – Crisis.

 


Ludicreation's new lineup for next year.

Ludicreation’s new lineup for next year.

 


The Chessex booth. Stay far, far away.

The Chessex booth. Stay far, far away.

 


MightyBoard Games was here with pre-production copies of Vengeance and the Posthuman expansion.

MightyBoard Games was here with pre-production copies of Vengeance and the Posthuman expansion.

 


Scythe was available to pick up at Essen!

Scythe was available to pick up at Essen!

 


Cute accessories for the home and dining room!

Cute accessories for the home and dining room!

 


A sneak peek at the first expansion to Cry Havoc.

A sneak peek at the first expansion to Cry Havoc.

 


Great Western Trail - this hotly anticipated eurogame was available to demo at the show.

Great Western Trail – this hotly anticipated eurogame was available to demo at the show.

 


The booths could get very creative with their decorations.

The booths could get very creative with their decorations.

 


Another hot game of the con - Adrenaline! First person shooter style deathmatch with no dice and no line of sight rules.

Another hot game of the con – Adrenaline! First person shooter style deathmatch with no dice and no line of sight rules.

 

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