The SpielAuthor: Stephen Conway & David Coleson
27 Feb 2017

The Spiel

Download, listen or watch all podcasts

A show about games and the people who love them

  • Listen

    Episode #254 - Imagine is Major Fun

    A review of Imagine written by Stephen Conway. Imagine is a party game where players use the language of symbols to communicate. Here's the twist. You can layer the transparent cards to create complex images or animate the cards to create a small story.

  • Posted on 24 Feb 2017

    download
  • Listen

    Episode #253 - Game of Trains is Major Fun

    Game of Trains is a fast fun card game. Your futuristic train can't leave the station until all the cars are arranged from low to high. The artwork includes tons of nerdy references but the game itself is easy enough for your grandma to play and enjoy.

  • Posted on 13 Feb 2017

    download
  • Listen

    Episode #252 - The Spiel on Hanamikoji

    Hanamikoji is a brilliant 2 player card game. You are restaurateur, trying to hire talented geishas. The beauty of the game is its simplicity. Four simple actions combine in various ways to create surprising, challenging and fun decisions on every turn.

  • Posted on 06 Feb 2017

    download
  • Listen

    Episode #251 - Holiday Party

    Crotch chocolate, Mornington Crescent, bad jokes and The Ghost of Board Games Past. Join our party of misift nerds for a festive, freewheeling conversation spanning the wide world geekdom. Most of all, be ready to laugh!

  • Posted on 24 Dec 2016

    download
  • Listen

    Episode #250 - The Spiel on Honshu

    Honshu is a map building card game set in feudal Japan and powered by a clever trick-taking mechanic. Each card you win must overlap with cards already in your domain. This means each card becomes a challenging mini-puzzle to solve.

  • Posted on 19 Dec 2016

    download

Follow Playlisto