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The G*M*S Magazine Podcast – Spiel 2012 part 1

For the second year in a row we’ve made our business to travel to Essen and interview some of the most interesting and innovative games and game designers. And also the most passionate people about boardgames and the boardgames industry.

The interviews you’ll hear are from the DVD, but without images. The DVDs with all the interviews will be available very soon. As soon as all the IndieGoGo campaign backers get their copies, it’ll be available to purchase to everyone else. And worry not, we’ll let all know!

River Dragons review

By Paco Garcia Jaen I will never understand why, despite sitting at the table with people I genuinely like and enjoy the company off – thus being people I’d never wish any bad things upon – I absolutely adore backstabbing and, generally, screwing my friends plans when we play a game. Probably more than I…
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The G*M*S Magazine Podcast Boardgames Edition – Episode 53: Spiel 2012 with Dominique Metzler

Again that time for a new episode of the G*M*S Magazine podcast Boardgame Edition with another interview.

This episode is really excellent because I had the pleasure of interviewing Dominique Metzler, one of the two amazing people who organise Spiel in Essen every year and for the last 15 years.

Unboxing: Air Show

By Paco Garcia Jaen Last year, at Spiel, this game took the Boardgame Geek ranks by storm to the point that the publishers, Gen X, run out of copies to sell two days before the show ended. Quite a nice problem to have! I managed to get my hands on one copy at last on…
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Cave Evil – First play review

You can do two things in Essen. Well, you can do a lot more than two, but these two are pretty huge. You can either look at the shiny things that the bigger companies come out with, or you can look in the little corners and crevasses to find different, new and difficult to obtain games that you never heard of.