Tag Archives: Edition Spielwiese

Congratulations to the 2020 Spiel des Jahres nominees!

The Spiel des Jahres jury announced their nominees and recommendations this morning. Congratulations to the nominees! We’ve listed them below, but we’ve only put in the names of the German publishers (or what we assume is the German publisher). Links … Continue reading

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Essen 2019, Day One: What’s Hot, and What I Played (Chris Wray)

As with my past coverage, I’ll be posting each day about (1) what’s hot, (2) what I played, and (3) general thoughts on the convention.  I haven’t had the chance to play many games so far: I typically spend the … Continue reading

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Chris Wray: My Essen 2019 Most Anticipated List

Spiel (Essen) 2019 is at the end of next week, and I’ve been reading rulebooks and combing through Eric Martin’s oh-so-amazing Spiel ’19 Preview Tool on BGG. As in past years, I’ll be doing coverage from the fair for The … Continue reading

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Nimble (Game Review by Chris Wray)

  Designer: Peter Jürgensen Publisher: Stronghold Games; Edition Spielwiese Players: 2 – 4 Ages: 6 and Up Time: 1 – 5 Minutes Times Played: > 5 (On Review Copy from Publisher) Nimble is a fast-paced reaction game in which players … Continue reading

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Chris Wray: Quick Thoughts on 10 More Essen Games

I’ll begin churning out reviews soon, but I’ve enjoyed playing more than 50 Spiel ’17 titles since the end of October.  I wrote a list a few weeks ago with quick thoughts on 10 Essen games, and this is a … Continue reading

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Chris Wray: Quick Thoughts on 10 Essen Games

We’re a little over two weeks past Spiel ‘17, and I’ve played about 40 new titles.  So has my game group: every year, I invite everybody I regularly game with in Kansas and Missouri to a small get-together (called “Essen … Continue reading

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