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Czech board game scene gets a shot of Adrenaline

Czech Games Edition is a small but internationally-respected firm which has published very well-known original board game designs, some of them in as many as 12 languages. Titles include acclaimed party games like Krycí jména (Code Names) or heavier titles like the civ-builder Through the Ages. CGE’s newest release, which got a lot of hype at this year’s Essen Game Fair, was Adrenaline, a game pitting futuristic combatants against each other in a tight arena of rooms. Think proverbial “knife fight in an phone booth”.

 
 
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Zuzana Růžičková at 90: Other music was…

The internationally-renowned harpsichordist Zuzana Růžičková will celebrate her 90th birthday at a special concert in…

 
 
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London-based collective takes old…

Pavel Růžička and Petr Dvořák, known as the ORM duo, have produced music for some of the biggest Czechoslovak pop-stars…

 
 
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“Absolutely marvellous” lost Havel text…

Part of a 100-page personal report on the Charter 77 period written by Václav Havel is set for publication on Friday as…

 
 
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Graphic story of Czech illustration…

Pioneers and Robots is the title of a new book focusing on the golden era of Czechoslovak illustration, which was…

 
 
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Jakub Jan Ryba’s Czech Christmas Mass…

Jakub Jan Ryba’s Czech Christmas Mass is undoubtedly one of the symbols of Czech Christmas, along with fried carp and…

 
 
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End of chapter for legendary Prague…

The legendary Fišer bookstore in Kaprova Street near the Old Town Square, which has been selling books since the 1930s,…

 
 
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Three Wishes for Cinderella: Beloved…

Tři oříšky pro Popelku, which literally translates as Three Hazelnuts for Cinderella, is the most popular Czech movie…

 
 
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Viktorie Beldová: Designer of a crown…

The Belda family are famous Prague jewellers who are the only ones certified to oversee the upkeep of the Czech crown…

 
 
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Sís tapestry stops off in Prague ahead…

A tapestry bound for a new Václav Havel building in Strasbourg has just been placed on display at the DOX art centre in…

 
 
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Magdalena Kožená in fray for Grammy…

The world-renowned Czech mezzo soprano Magdalena Kožená has been nominated for this year’s Grammy Awards, along with…

 
 
 
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