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 54m. Bisher sind 667 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 29 days 9 hours 59 minutes

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The Spiel #12 - Going Postal


Strap on the mailbag and hitch up the wagon! We deliver our verdict on Thurn & Taxis, the 2006 Spiel de Jahres winner, and Big Top, a circus themed variant of a card game classic.


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 2006-09-11  1h16m
 
 

The Spiel #11 - Gen Con Part 2 - Rio Grande


A Rio Grande Games extravaganza! Listen for a play test report on five new games from Rio and then our interview with Jay Tummelson, the founder of the company and architect of the euro game revolution.


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 2006-08-28  1h6m
 
 

The Spiel #10 - Gen Con Part 1


Nerd up! Put on your badges and head for the dealers room, we're going to give you a geek's eye view of Gen Con, the world's largest game convention.


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 2006-08-21  1h16m
 
 

The Spiel #9 - Myth & Match


Release the Kraken! We take an in-depth look at Mare Nostrum with the Mythology Expansion and go for a short cruise with Reiner Knizia's Loot.


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 2006-08-07  1h11m
 
 

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