Posts Tagged ‘spiel’

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 […]

30 more to go…29 more to go…

Working hard to send this seasons prototypes to the game publishers’ test panels. The moment of truth! Is their experience the same as ours during our extensive testing period with children? Let’s hope so! Test panel members: enjoy!    

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 […]

Camera on… action!

Today we conducted the final tests of our new games range. Previous testing had proven that the games worked well, so today we concentrated on filming children while playing. The last details were fine-tuned, new prototypes prepared, and after a long day of play-testing we went home with a camera full of playful evidence.

Observing the players at the Essen SPIEL fair

Last week we visited SPIEL, the famous fair for board and family games. Although our schedules are filled with all the appointments we have, we also try to take a look at the new releases. And, as Spiel is essentially a consumer fair, it’s interesting to see families play various games. At some booths, they […]

Sending out the prototypes

Our first prototypes from this season’s ideation round have left the workshop and are on their way to the game publishers’ test panels! In the final stages of game development, a host of detailed decisions have to be made. We always test our prototypes extensively by ourselves first, then with children, and we are confident […]

Visit to Spiel 2010

The visit to Spiel 2010 in Essen was awesome! We had great talks during the day and we were impressed by how interested everybody was in our game concepts. It was a wonderful experience and we will certainly be back next year. Hopefully for more days, because this year we haven’t had any time to […]

Visiting Spiel

Sixeye is visiting the Spiel in Essen on October 23th and looking forward to it!