The Spiel 2011 in Essen, Germany starts next week, the so called “biggest game fair event of the world”. But is it really that big and attractive for international visitors? Allen Varney wrote a great article about his trip to the Spiel 2010. “An Innocent at Essen” is the title of his article wherein he compares the Spiel with the Gen Con, provides tips and information for international visitors and summarizes the differences of German/European game fairs and US conventions.
Have a read at the escapist magazine!