spielbox February/March 2008

spielbox 1/2008 cover spielbox issue 1/2008 comes with a new building for Cuba. The contents is as follows, with games in italics receiving the best reviews:

  • News:
    • third game in the Cartagena-Series
    • first impressions of the Nuremberg game fair
    • founder of Days of Wonder moves to Asmodée
    • the As d'Or award
  • Long reviews: Agricola, In the Year of the Dragon, Anno 1701, Linq, Oregon, Hamburgum, Kingsburg, Gipsy King, Brass, Wabash Cannonball
  • Short reviews: Kakerlaken-Salat, Uptown, Ramses, Handelsfürsten
  • Children’s games: Lauras Erste Übernachtung, Pippi Langstrumpf, Capt'n Sharky
  • Profiles:
    • the game authors Knut Happel and Christian Fiore
    • a sales supporter of the Zoch Verlag
  • Reports:
    • workshop of the Fachgruppe Spiel: how to write rules well
    • Stonehenge: a game anthology
  • Edition spielbox 83: Time-Roulette, a betting game for 2+ players by Jürgen P.K. Grunau
  • History:
    • oldie: Schoko & Co
    • the roots of: Tzaar
    • evergreen: 20 years of Bausack
    • for collectors: the 19th century games publisher of the Züllchower Anstalten
  • Variants: 5-player variant for Before the Wind
  • Books: So spielt die Welt, a book about the games played around the world; two books about Bohnanza

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