Spielraum

In the »Spielraum« column members of the jury commentate on a monthly basis. With reports and observations, comments and reviews, stories and glosses. Sometimes factual, other times subjective.
And of course always focused on games. The articles do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the entire jury, as Spielraum gives room for very individual notions.

Spielraum

06.12.2015
’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
10.11.2015
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
22.10.2015
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
13.09.2015
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