Barbarossa

The winner of the 2017 Spiel des Jahres will be announced next month and I have yet to finish up my series on previous winners. Today I am going to set the wayback machine to a summer nearly thirty years ago, before Klaus Teuber’s name was constantly on the minds …

Drunter und Drüber

Drunter und Drüber means something close to topsy-turvy in German. It’s a tile placement game where players try to steer the placement of tiles away from the buildings that will score them points. The game won the Spiel des Jahres in 1991, which was the third win for designer Klaus Teuber. …