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Garrett’s Games on 3/4 of the Tempest Line

By Edward Bolme, November 27, 2012 Comments Off Courtier, Love Letter, Mercante, Reviews

A fairly extensive review of Love Letter, Mercante, and Dominare in their most recent podcast.

Love Letter in French

By Edward Bolme, November 26, 2012 Comments Off Love Letter, Production Update, Tempest

It’s only appropriate that the first foreign language version of Love Letter be rendered in French. Well, Italian would also have worked. Ah, those Romance languages… Anyway, the French version is being produced by Filosofia Édition, and we will keep… Read More »

Tempest at BGG.Con

By Todd Rowland, November 14, 2012 Comments Off Convention, Tempest

We are all set up at BGG.Con! This is the first time in the United States to pick up a copy of the games. If you aren’t able to attend, find a friend who is!

Tempest at BGG Con

By Edward Bolme, November 12, 2012 Comments Off Convention, Tempest

AEG will be at BGG Con at DFW airport this week. We will be demoing all four Tempest games (and looking for game #5) as well as Guildhall Smash Up, and more. If you are attending, swing by, take a… Read More »

Swooning Over Courtier

By Edward Bolme, November 9, 2012 Comments Off Courtier, Reviews, Tempest

This Board Game Life has posted a lengthy and detailed review of Courtier, by Philip duBarry. “Courtier combined AEG’s Tempest world with Philip duBarry’s design skills which seemed like a natural win… and it was!” You can read the entire… Read More »

Love Letters

By Edward Bolme, November 6, 2012 Comments Off Love Letter, Reviews, Tempest

Love Letter was the belle of the ball at Essen, and as such has achieved the distinction of being well worth some good-natured mockery. For starters, blogger Martin G said, “There are so many ways this game shouldn’t work. It… Read More »

Love Letter: Japon vs. AEG

By Edward Bolme, October 30, 2012 Comments Off Developer's Blog, Love Letter, Tempest

Some mention has been made of the one major change in the cards of the Tempest version of Love Letter and the early Japon Brand version: The 7-point card changed from an automatic loss when paired with a card valued… Read More »

Graphic Design

By Edward Bolme, October 29, 2012 Comments Off Developer's Blog, Tempest

With Tempest playtesting underway, we needed to have someone in the graphic designer’s seat. As a game line, Tempest needed a cohesive look and feel. The person most qualified to do it, jim pinto, had burned out on the project… Read More »

Tempest Release Dates!

By Edward Bolme, October 26, 2012 Comments Off Courtier, Dominare, Love Letter, Mercante, Production Update, Tempest

All four Tempest games are scheduled to arrive in the US within a week or so. Then they have to clear customs, and we immediately start shipping to our international distributors. Thus we are able to peg an international release… Read More »

Promo Cards

By Edward Bolme, October 22, 2012 Comments Off Convention, Tempest

Promo cards have been a part of AEG history since the release of pre-Imperial cards for Legend of the Five Rings. Those cards were a print test of sorts, POD printed for Gen Con, using the art that had already… Read More »