The Spiel

  • Episode #316 - Warsaw: City of Ruins

    A review of Warsaw: City of Ruins written by Stephen Conway.

  • The Spiel #143 - Come On Down!

    You're the next contestant. We review two more Easy Play titles: Drachen Wurf and Big Points. Then, join us for the virtual Spiel-a-thon, an audio game show with fabulous prizes.

  • GenCon 2014 - Game Salute

    Dan Yarrington discusses Kings Forge - a dice based game of crafting weapons and trinkets in order to garner favor with the royal court. We also get a sneak peak at a game in development: Lighthouse Run

  • GenCon 2014 - Greater Than Games

    Mad genius Christopher Badell chats about 3 new games and his emphasis on storytelling in game development and design: Galactic Strike Force, Sentinel Tactics and Wrath of the Cosmos, an expansion for Sentinels of the Multiverse.

  • GenCon 2014 - Asmadi

    Chris Cieslik discusses 4 new games. Consequential: a co-op about mending holes in time. Impulse: a scifi card game from Carl Chudyk. Heat: a game of heists & avoiding the law. Red: a micro game - be in first place by the end of your turn or you're out!

  • GenCon 2014 - Iello

    Matthieu Bonin discusses two new titles from Iello. Zombie '15 is a real time scenario based game of teamwork and survival. King of New York is the follow up to Richard Garfield's hit dice game. This time, giant monsters are trying to take down Manhattan.

  • GenCon 2014 - Calliope Games

    Calliope is known for family friendly games like Roll for It and Tsuro. They are launching a new venture - the Titan Series: 9 games from some of the most creative minds in the industry including Richard Garfield, Eric Lang, Mike Selinker and many more.

  • GenCon 2014 - Bruno Cathala

    This year GenCon is really Cathala-Con. Famed French designer Bruno Cathala has 7 new games debuting at the con! We decide to focus our discussion on one: Abyss - a game about undersea Lords competing to control a forgotten realm.