spielbox March/April 1999

spielbox 1/1999 cover The detailed table of contents of spielbox issue 1/1999 is available in German.

  • News: the 1999 Nürnberger Spielwarenmesse; Sega GameWorks
  • Long reviews: Samurai, Verräter, Hornochsen, Tikal, Samarkand, Ra, Das Prestel Kunstspiel, Cheops and Alexander the Great scenarios for Settlers of Catan
  • Short reviews: Input, Flower Power, Über den Wolken, Tokami, Anno Domini, Quacksalbe, Crazy Harry
  • Children’s games: Märchenland, Der kleine Riese Kasimir, Verschwindiwutz
  • Edition spielbox 37: Rangeln, an abstract positioning game for 3–5 players by Martin Osterroth and Harald Schroeter
  • Profiles: Schyns Didaktische Spiele, a publisher focussing on games for Kindergarten-aged children
  • History:
    • the roots of Paternoster
    • looking back 10 years to spielbox issue 1/89
    • Scherlock Holmes Criminal Cabinet
    • Was weisst Du?, a quiz game from the late 1940s
    • Globusspiel, a dexterity game with a religious meaning invented by a 15th century cardinal
  • Variants: Die Macher, Koo Koo Nauts, Trumpet/König Artus
  • Other: how to adapt games for the colour blind

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