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New halls and new games at Spiel 2013

  Autumn time = Spiel time! But this year in new halls, so finding our way was a game all in itself! A nice mixture of old and new, as were all our appointments. Meeting up with old friends and meeting new ones and learning even more about the wishes for the future games. And […]

All worries disappear in Nürnberg

Though Nürnberg is cold, inside the fair buildings the heat is on! We have spent a few hectic days, going from one appointment to the next and trying to scout the innovations in-between. Among the toys, we have seen pluche Buddhas, several Lego-adaptations, and loads of quadrocopters. Some game trends: learning games for under 2 years, […]

Making videos full of fun

With a few weeks to go, we are preparing the materials to show our business partners at the Nürnberg Toy Fair. Editing the videos of all the play-testing with children is a fun but time-consuming activity. We’re quite happy with the way some of the games have evolved in a few rounds of testing and […]

SPIEL: celebration of games

Last weekend we visited the SPIEL fair in Essen again, meeting old acquaintances and making new contacts. This year, there were contracts to sign, too. Though our schedule was quite full, we also got a chance to see some of the new releases. Action games are still hot, cooperative games a must for almost each […]

Getting ready for SPIEL

The SPIEL fair is Essen is approaching; we will visit it on Saturday, October 20. With a calendar full of appointments, we are currently in fast-forward mode to finish the presentations and edit the videos of our tests with children. While editing, it is fun to see again and again how children appreciate the game […]

Nurnberg Toy Fair

We just got back from our first visit to the Nurnberg Toy Fair, which was really, really impressive. Quite different from Essen, much larger, more toys of course and essentially no players.  That last one is a bit weird at the start, but it also means you get to see everything quite well. There’s two […]