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German board games story In U.S. News on Monday

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  • Matthew Horn
    Here s the article on the web: http://www.usnews.com/usnews/issue/021209/misc/9diversions.htm Includes references to some guy named Alan Moon: The Baldanzas
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 30, 2002
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      Here's the article on the web:

      http://www.usnews.com/usnews/issue/021209/misc/9diversions.htm

      Includes references to some guy named Alan Moon:

      The Baldanzas and friends are a distinct minority. While board game sales are spiking, the number of German-game devotees in the United States is probably under 30,000, speculates Alan Moon, an American designer who took home the 1998 spiel des jahres for Elfenland (players visit elf towns via giant pigs and troll wagons). Top-selling German games have about 10,000 copies in print in this country. By contrast, Scrabble sells more than a million copies a year.
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