The SpielAuthor: Stephen Conway & David Coleson
22 Aug 2017

The Spiel

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A show about games and the people who love them

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    Episode #268 - Mole Rats in Space is Major Fun

    Few know that mole rats make the best astronauts. Your team of "ratstronauts" is facing a huge crisis - a space station being overrun by intergalactic snakes! Can you gather the right supplies and get to the escape pod? Just don't forget the duct tape!

  • Posted on 14 Aug 2017

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    Episode #267 - The Spiel on Cottage Garden

    Cottage Garden is a tile laying game that plays like an interactive puzzle. Your goal is to paint with peonies and petunias, planting and arranging the right mix of flower and foliage to create a relaxing and glorious garden in the limited space you have.

  • Posted on 01 Aug 2017

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    Episode #266 - Beasts of Balance is Major Fun

    A review of Beasts of Balance written by Stephen Conway. Beasts of Balance is a playful hybrid of analog and digital games. It combines the simple act of stacking with technological elements that enhance and expand gameplay in fun and unexpected ways.

  • Posted on 26 Jun 2017

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    Episode #265 - Tricky Trunks is Major Fun

    Tricky Trunks embraces two simple ideas: find the pattern, collect plastic balls BUT... no hands allowed! Use this kooky elephant head instead. The game is a joy to play and most emphatically Major Fun!

  • Posted on 13 Jun 2017

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    Episode #264 - The Spiel on Roll Player

    Every adventurer has a story. In Roll Player, you craft a hero for the ages, one die roll at a time. Part puzzle, part press your luck, Roll Player offers fun decisions even if you can't tell an orc from an elf or a scimitar from a Bohemian earspoon!

  • Posted on 01 Jun 2017

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