The board game highlight of my year is without a doubt SPIEL. It always takes place in October, in Essen Germany. This year was my 4th time there, and I was just as excited (if not even more) than first 3 times I went there. So sit back and let me tell you how SPIEL ‘17 was for me.
The closer SPIEL gets, the more excited I get. It’s without a doubt the board game highlight of the year for me. It’s like Christmas for the little kid inside me, except it’s 4 days and I get to choose my own gifts. Like earlier years, there are so many great game releasing there, but with the help of my tool (Tabletop Together Tool) I managed to narrow down the list of hundreds and hundreds of releases to my personal Top 6 Most Anticipated Games at SPIEL ’17.
Adrenaline is not the first game to try to emulate a first-person shooter game in boardgame form. It is however the first to do it without dice and with euro-style elements. It sounds like a very weird cocktail right? But sometimes mixing lots of different things together can be a good thing. Find out if it’s any good or if it’s a just a horrible brown substance nobody wants to drink.
In Through the Ages, you get to be a leader of civilization. It is a long, deep game where every action matters, including those of your opponents. Weigh your choices carefully, and become the most advanced civilization; or languish in … Continued
Galaxy Trucker is all about building an awesome spaceship and then boldly go where no one has gone before, to a galaxy far far away. Chances are your ship will break down, get hit by meteors and shot at during your … Continued
Essen SPIEL ’15 is over now. 4 days of glorious madness has ended. So many games have been played and so many games have been bought. It has been a wonderful ride, but now the only thing that remains is to find … Continued
It’s not easy being a spymaster, but it is a lot of fun. Using one-word hints you must help your team find all your agents in the field before the other team find theirs. What is Codenames like? At its heart Codenames … Continued