Posted Thursday, 24-Oct-2019
Welcome to Day 1 of our annual Essen Spiel photojournal! We’ve got tons of great stuff to show you direct from the show floor.
By Calvin Wong
Obligatory hall shot.
There’s a big pivot towards apps, apparently.
… but nothing endures like the classics.
One of the best parts of Spiel is getting to see games from all over the world and find hidden gems.
Games manufacturers showing off their work, including Roger the Vagabond from Root.
Yes that’s Winterfell from Game of Thrones. Yes it really rotates.
Got to demo On The Undergound. Wasn’t really on my radar but fans of Ticket to Ride and other route building games; pay attention.
Quick demo of the Through the Ages app; with Ancient Vlaada as your guide!
Sanctum in action. God I want this game so bad. A hack and slash RPG in the vein of Diablo and Torchlight.
Quick peek at all the new cards from the new Through The Ages expansion.
From the designer of Kitchen Rush comes Rush MD, a real time game of keeping patients alive long enough to treat them.
Matagot’s Paris: New Eden has a 3D Eiffel Tower with each copy.
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Can we fit all the photos we took at Spiel into this article? No. But we’ll sure try! Here’s your last look at the last day of the biggest board games show in the world.
The tiredness starts to take hold; but we press on toward Day 3! We’ve got dice! We’ve got minis! We’ve got mechs! It’s Spiel!