German below “Deutscher Spielepreis” is a very important board game award in Germany. The winners are crowned by the public, any person can vote (only once of course). Here is the form: https://www.dspvoting.de/ You can vote for up to five family/strategy games but you can vote for a single game only as well. Even though […]
In the first part of this personal interview, Jamey Stegmaier explained how he acquired the key skills to be so successful with Stonemaier Games. In the second part, Jamey Stegmaier from Stonemaier Games describes how he would like to be remembered.
Fields of Arle is a complex worker placement game for 1-2 players by Uwe Rosenberg and Feuerland Spiele. Its setting is farming in the small East Frisian town Arle where Uwe’s father grew up.
Yinsh is an abstract 2-player strategy game within the so-called “Gipf” series by Kris Burm. It’s on rank 2 for abstract games on boardgamegeek, followed by two other games from the Gipf series.
Board games that try to simulate the feeling of a sport usually fail. It is difficult to create the same kind of dynamic of a sport in a board game. Heroes of Jugger TTG positively surprised me as a game designer and jugger player.
Marco Polo is a complex strategy game and has won the Deutsche Spielepreis in 2015. Especially the very asymetric characters contribute the strategic depth and popularity of the game. Thus, I want to share some really useful hints in this Marco Polo strategy guide.