“Spielend für Toleranz” – or Playing for Tolerance – is an initiative which has been attracting more and more attention. The “Spiel des Jahres” association supports this initiative and represents the ideals of our open and philanthropic society.
Playing games brings us together, it doesn’t divide us. It is an expression of absolute equality and... Lesen Sie mehr
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
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