Author Archives: Ted Alspach

Exhibitor Prep for Essen Spiel 2013

I’m a game designer and a publisher who has attended Essen Spiel as an exhibitor for the past 7 years. As a result, a good deal of my world revolves around Essen. I start planning for Essen more than a … Continue reading

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Two Rooms and a Boom review

I like social deduction games. When a new one comes out, I’m always eager to try it out and see what new twist the designer(s) have added to the genre. Two Rooms and a Boom from Tuesday Knight Games, designed … Continue reading

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Board 2 Pieces December 27, 2012: Board 2 Pieces is on a “break”

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Board 2 Pieces December 20, 2012: The Gamification of B2P

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Board 2 Pieces December 18, 2012: The Gamification of Games

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Board 2 Pieces December 13, 2012: The Origin of Rondo

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Board 2 Pieces December 11, 2012: The Greenization of Games

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Board 2 Pieces December 6, 2012: Nieuw Amsterdam: In Depth Part 5: Ted Alspach’s Scathing Review

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Ted Alspach: Review of Nieuw Amsterdam

I clearly wasn’t paying attention in history class (no big surprise there), because when I heard the title of Jeff Aller’s new game, I had absolutely no idea that it was about Manhattan. But it appears that was the name … Continue reading

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Board 2 Pieces December 4, 2012: Nieuw Amsterdam: In Depth Part 4: It’s a Simulation

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