Hot off the presses! The Essen Spiel press conference that is. 🙂
Here’s the lowdown on this year’s Spiel:
“Come and play!” Is this year’s motto for the convention with around 160,000 people expected to walk through the gates. Many have already called it the biggest one ever with a 9% increase in space to 63,000 square meters, with 908 exhibitors from 41 different countries!
Plenty of stuff going on too: Carcasonne World Championships, A record breaking 1000 Catan game(!) , R.I.S.K. Event and more.
Also officially announced were the Winners of the DSP: Voyages of Marco Polo and Spinderella (children’s category).
And present was Klaus Teuber (Catan designer) and his son Benjamin. They briefly talked about their co-design for Tumult Royale.
But we all know it’s really about the games right? So here are some highlights from the games preview gallery.
And this years big (annoying?) trend: Star Wars everything!
After the break, more great looking games!
Categories: Essen Spiel