The Spiel

The Spiel is a show about games and the people who love them. Each episode, we review and discuss a new board game or card game. Each game reviewed receives a Major Fun or Spiel of Approval award, our badge of quality. Older episodes (220 and earlier) feature a variety show format with game reviews and interviews. We here at The Spiel know fun. The Spiel and its media network are part of The Spiel Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to making the world a more playful place. We believe play is a powerful positive force in the world. Our goal with the show is open a door to the wider world of games to as many people as we can. Have a listen. I hope you'll be inspired to find a friend and play!

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 53m. Bisher sind 663 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich
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The Spiel #8 - Whodunnit?!


Put on your Deerstalker and massage those grey cells, we dive into three mystery games: Inkognito, Mystery on the Nile, and 221 B Baker St.


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 2006-07-28  1h23m
 
 

The Spiel #7 - Power to the Meeples!


Serfs up! Get ready for guild power struggles and try to keep your farmers our of prison. We take on Flandern 1302 and Carcassonne: The Tower, two medieval themed games where the peasants, the meeples, take center stage.


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 2006-07-04  1h11m
 
 

The Spiel #6 - Monkey Pirates


Two bargains, one steal. From the high seas to ancient jungle temples, we fight our way through Tortuga and strike gold with Monkey Mission.


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 2006-06-20  1h35m
 
 

The Spiel #5 - Renaissance Rockets


We play our way from the past to the future, covering Klaus Teuber's Anno 1503 and Richard Garfield's Rocketville. Two great designers, but alas, only one great game.


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 2006-05-22  1h22m
 
 

The Spiel #5 - Renaissance Rockets


We play our way from the past to the future, covering Klaus Teuber's Anno 1503 and Richard Garfield's Rocketville. Two great designers, but alas, only one great game.


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 2006-05-22  1h22m
 
 

The Spiel #4 - Cheese Canister


We circle the wagons to play Go West and then head for Sid Sackson's Bazaar. The title, you ask? Dave has a Lactaid moment discussing dice games.


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 2006-05-13  1h40m
 
 

The Spiel #4 - Cheese Canister


We circle the wagons to play Go West and then head for Sid Sackson's Bazaar. The title, you ask? Dave has a Lactaid moment discussing dice games.


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 2006-05-13  1h40m
 
 

The Spiel #3 - Cry Havoc


Let slip the dogs of war. We play a card game that combines an early Renaissance war with poker. Seriously. We're not kidding. We also play Clippers. Be glad it was us and not you!


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 2006-05-03  1h22m
 
 

The Spiel #3 - Cry Havoc


Let slip the dogs of war. We play a card game that combines an early Renaissance war with poker. Seriously. We're not kidding. We also play Clippers. Be glad it was us and not you!


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 2006-05-03  1h22m
 
 

The Spiel #2 - King Me


Crack open that bottle of Cabernet and pass the Camembert! We play and discuss Louis XIV, an influence based, tile-flipping game from Alea/Rio Grande Games. Truckloads of Goober makes its debut with Britannia.


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 2006-04-22  53m