Spiel 2017 blog and photo extravaganza avalanche part 2

And we are back for more. Embrace yourself and let’s continue our journey through Essen together…

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We arrive at day 3 of the fair in our story and after a late night at the Heavy Cardboard meetup, the fatigue starts to kick in, but who can be tired at Essen right? Let’s do this. Long days, short nights, but we must persevere and to be fairly honest, we love this feeling! Who doesn’t get an adrenaline rush from all those awesome board games and all those people at Spiel?

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Spiel 2017 blog and photo extravaganza avalanche part 1

Gone quicker than you could say french fries with bratwurst und sauerkraut.

Ladies and gentleman, another Spiel is in the books and another year went by as fast as lighting. What an absolute blast it was and there were so many great people I have met again and I had the honour of talking with. I am afraid it were just too many names to call them all out, but know that each and every one made my Spiel 2017 one I will remember for ever! Already missing the buzz surrounding this amazing event.

So let’s see what happened on days two, three and four and maybe we can share some nice scoops we have got from the publishers we spoke too. But as is custom with our blog, we will overload you with a lot of photos, to emerge you into the moment hopefully.

But first, the mandatory Spiel 2017 haul picture right…

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All Things You Need To Do Before you go to Essen Spiel 2017.

All Things You Need To Do Before you go to Essen Spiel 2017.

Grab your markers & your pencils and slay this beast!

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With the biggest board game convention of the year around the corner, everybody is eagerly making their battle plans to conquer those massive halls. This endeavor may seem daunting, and I agree it is nothing less than what it is, but with some effort upfront it gets a whole lot easier (and less stressful!) to overcome that massive crowds, be more efficient and enjoy your visit more.

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Spiel 2017 Anticipation lists and more board game news

Spiel 2017 Anticipation lists and more board game news

And so it begins…

Our second Spiel, our second trip to the European board game Walhalla, our second chance to go deep in to the heart of all that is fun at the chaos called Essen.

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How are you all doing? We had a rough week with one of the kids being ill and one having her continued trouble sleeping. Before we noticed a week without any noticeable gaming went by. But let’s return to the present, with Essen around the corner, there is a lot going on and a lot of gaming hours on the horizon.

 

My little boy loves his Portal games!
My little boy loves his Portal games!

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