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Farewell 2018 – New-to-me Board Games

How fast the year has (almost) passed! As always, actually. And, also as always, it’s been eventful. The major change in my life is that I’ve finished my M.A. thesis (on the Cold War in board games). That means that I am no longer at least part-time professionally involved with history (I work in a non-related field), but my passion has not faded. In fact, one of the first things I did after my enrollment at university was terminated (and with it my access to the university’s libraries) was to create an account at another scientific library for myself. The books on history keep rolling my way.
So, there has been reading, but, of course, also a lot of gaming and blogging (historical or not). I’d like to share some of my favorites from this year with you. You’ll notice that hardly any book or game of those (or none at all?) was published in 2018. I have played games and read books from 2018, but they haven’t made it to these lists. New is not always better.
I give three nominations per category and crown one the winner – one category per day. So, let’s start with our first category. Continue reading