Category Archives: Essen 2021

Dale Yu – Review of Ubongo 3D

Ubongo 3D Designer: Gzegorz Rejchtman Publisher: Kosmos Players: 1-4 Age: 8+ Time: 25 minutes Played on review copy provided by Thames & Kosmos I first was exposed to this game back in 2009,  bringing home the humongous box (nearly a … Continue reading

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Simon W’s Sunday SPIEL 2021 Report

A slightly late write-up of my last, shorter day. The halls looked slightly less busy than Saturday and the show definitely felt like it was winding down as we headed into the afternoon. I had a chance to look at just … Continue reading

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Dale’s list of SPIEL 2021 Games to Get On The Table Soon

So yesterday I published a list of games that I was excited to get from the SPIEL Fair. However, I am blessed to also have a fair number of games already here at The Gaming Castle. Here’s a list of … Continue reading

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Simon W’s Saturday SPIEL 2021 Report

The halls keep getting busier – today it was actually slow and difficult to walk between halls, just like a real Essen. the only difference of course is the reduction in number of halls being used – with a large … Continue reading

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Dale Yu – Games I’m Anticipating from SPIEL 2021

Well, this year is only the third year in the past 22 where I haven’t been at SPIEL in Essen… But, that’s not to say that I’m not trying to keep tabs on all the new games.  Admittedly, as the … Continue reading

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Simon W’s Friday SPIEL report

Fridays at Spiel tend to be busier than Thursdays and today was no exception. Today really seemed as crowded as any other Friday, but I suspect that while there are more people moving around the aisles, there are less places … Continue reading

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