How to prepare for 4 days of board games at Die Spiel 2017

As you may already know after browsing through our blog is that we are board game geeks. And that we are spending every year at least 4 days in a small town in Germany called Essen at “Die Spiel”, THE board game convention. The...


Top 5 Games at Die Spiel 2016 in Essen

Although we have bought 4 board games and 4 extension in Essen at Die Spiel 2016, we also want to talk about the top 5 games of Die Spiel 2016. And yes, they differ from the games we have bought — but that’s a different topic 😉 best...


Die Spiel 2016 — Day #4

Die Spiel 2016 — Day #4 in Essen

Sunday = the last day at Die Spiel 2016 — Day #4. That’s normally the day where I can’t get my head around any further explanations, miss Die Spiel already and am eager to play through one game until the end. But it’s also a great...


Die Spiel 2016 in Essen

Die Spiel 2016 — Day #3 in Essen

Saturday was Die Spiel 2016 — Day #3 and I have to admit: I’m getting pretty tired. But the first game we picked for today was one of the many Escape the Room games presented at Die Spiel 2016 and kick-started my inner me. Definitely...


Die Spiel 2016 — Day #2 in Essen

Friday was Die Spiel 2016 — Day #2 and in my opinion it was even more crowded than on Thursday. It seems that Die Spiel is getting more popular each year. And that of course is great, because this is the reasn why it is getting bigger...


Cry Havoc — Die Spiel 2016 — Day #1

Die Spiel 2016 — Day #1 in Essen

The first day of Die Spiel 2016 — Day #1 was amazing but really exhausting. Normally the first day is the least crowded day of the whole “Die Spiel” but this year it seemed to be even more crowded than a typical Saturday from...


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4 Days, 4 nerds & 47 board games at “Die Spiel” 2015

As you probably already know, especially when you are interested in board games, there is one of the biggest board game conventions in this universe that takes place in the small town called Essen, in Germany. “Die Spiel” is an enormous...


Best Games 2015

The 5 Board Game Voting Categories

The Trip Since a couple of years we are going to Essen to spend some amazing and fun days at “Die Spiel”. One of the biggest board game conventions on this beautiful planet. The convention takes place in Essen, Germany and lasts for...


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Preparing for Die Spiel 2016 in Essen

000 days 00 hours 00 minutes 00 secondsleft until Die Spiel 2016 in Essen Why Essen? Maybe you ask yourself why we are planning to leave Vienna — the beautiful capital of Austria —  to go for a four day trip to Essen in Germany to...


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