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Who knew that being a snake-oil salesman was so much fun?
Last summer, the board game Die Quacksalber von Quedlinburg won a major award from the German press, and buzz was big on both sides of the Atlantic. Now out in English as The Quacks of Quedlinburg from North Star Games, we’ve finally had a chance to put this bag-building, press-your-luck game through its potion-making paces.