’Tis the season… The questions keep on coming. Mostly they’re prefixed with the phrase: “You know what you’re talking about…” and then comes: “I want to give someone a game this year; which one should it be?” At first you feel honoured and flattered to be asked such a question – and completely clueless too.
Then the presumed expert draws a deep... Lesen Sie mehr
In a well-known little suburb on the edges of the city of Munich, the regular tabletop gaming meet-up is once again opening its doors. The first players step through the church’s copper doorway and start to make tracks to the game cupboard, to arm themselves with a game for the first round of the evening.
I’ve brought along a few new games I’d... Lesen Sie mehr
The past and present situation
“Yeeeeeees!” – Alexander Pfister lifts his arms in triumph. His game BROOM SERVICE has just won the “Kennerspiel des Jahres” award. Pfister’s co-designer Andreas Pelikan has also jumped to his feet and has started to applaud. Together with the product manager of Ravensburger, Thomas Zumbühl, they form a three-man... Lesen Sie mehr
As a member of the “Kinderspiel des Jahres” jury, I try out board games so that I can select the best of the yearly flood of new releases to recommend to children, their families, teachers or just anyone who plays board games with children. And of course I try out these games so that I can give my personal opinion as to which one of the jury’s... Lesen Sie mehr