Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity (Seneca)
No, I’ve not been leafing through our Book of Happiness. But I often hear or read phrases like “a game of chance” or “a strategy game with no element of luck” and start thinking about what luck in games actually means. At any rate it doesn’t mean bad luck in love, that much is clear... Lesen Sie mehr
You can't apply to be a 'Spiel des Jahres' juror. The position isn't advertised, you can't send in your CV.
You are called up to the jury. Or, to be a little less pompous, you get asked by the other jurors if you'd like to join. Realistically it's not for everyone; being a juror takes up a lot of your time.
The day the jury contacted me was in... Lesen Sie mehr
Nobody wants to be struck by a serious illness – but sometimes fate has different things in store for us. But even when the rug is pulled out from under you by such a diagnosis, life goes on. I could tell you a thing or two about that. Over the past two and a half years I’ve collected several such experiences – and not only negative ones, by any... Lesen Sie mehr
’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