Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity (Seneca)
No, I’ve not been leafing through our Book of Happiness. But I often hear or read phrases like “a game of chance” or “a strategy game with no element of luck” and start thinking about what luck in games actually means. At any rate it doesn’t mean bad luck in love, that much is clear... Lesen Sie mehr
You can't apply to be a 'Spiel des Jahres' juror. The position isn't advertised, you can't send in your CV.
You are called up to the jury. Or, to be a little less pompous, you get asked by the other jurors if you'd like to join. Realistically it's not for everyone; being a juror takes up a lot of your time.
The day the jury contacted me was in... Lesen Sie mehr
“We’ve got a list.” – After an almost ten-month selection process and a three-day closed meeting, we’ve done it: for the 38th time the “Spiel des Jahres” critics’ jury presents to the game-playing public a selection of exceptional games. The aim of our recommendations and nominations is once again to condense the year’s releases into a manageable... Lesen Sie mehr
Nobody wants to be struck by a serious illness – but sometimes fate has different things in store for us. But even when the rug is pulled out from under you by such a diagnosis, life goes on. I could tell you a thing or two about that. Over the past two and a half years I’ve collected several such experiences – and not only negative ones, by any... Lesen Sie mehr