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Frank Schulte-Kulkmann
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Hello everybody!

A year has passed and once again I will be doing daily reports from the SPIEL convention.

Today I have started the warmup coverage, and this year you will be in for something special since Kulkmann's G@mebox actually is celebrating it's 20th anniversary!!!

It's incredible, but it all started back in 1996!

So, enjoy the reports:
http://boardgame.de/specials/messe/essen16/essen16.htm

Greetings from Essen!

Frank
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Congratulations on 20 years of Spiel reporting!

I'm also glad to hear that you're feeling better after being killed in the Charlie Hebdo attack. devil
 
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Jedit wrote:

I'm also glad to hear that you're feeling better after being killed in the Charlie Hebdo attack. devil


I don't get the joke ......
 
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Ilse23 wrote:
Jedit wrote:

I'm also glad to hear that you're feeling better after being killed in the Charlie Hebdo attack. devil


I don't get the joke ......


Read the 2015 report on Les Poilus.
 
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Yay, your first blog post marks the start of armchair Essen for me.

Out of curiousity, how many of your convention hits are still in your collection? I remember you telling me that you don't have a big collection (by BGG standards).
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Out of curiousity, how many of your convention hits are still in your collection? I remember you telling me that you don't have a big collection (by BGG standards).


Apart from "The Circle" everything is still there! cool
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Jedit wrote:
I'm also glad to hear that you're feeling better after being killed in the Charlie Hebdo attack. devil


OMG, what a crazy typo I have made there! I will have to correct this later... shake
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SPIEL warmup, Day 2!

I have just finished today's report and now I hope you will enjoy the read!

This year there will be a very special 20th Anniversary Prize Draw! ninja

More infos in today's report...

http://boardgame.de/specials/messe/essen16/essen16.htm

The SPIEL is getting closer day by day...

Cheers!!!
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As a lazy islander I look forward to this each year. Many thanks in advance. Lots of exciting games to see this year, so please take many photographs.
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As a lazy islander I look forward to this each year. Many thanks in advance. Lots of exciting games to see this year, so please take many photographs.


It's actually too many games, but I will do my best to give you an interesting overview!
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I wait for Frank's reporting every year.
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You put me in your blog again! wow
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rhianna_ wrote:
You put me in your blog again! wow


Yes, I am going through many nice moments from the 20 years of Convention reporting!
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And before I forget it!

There is an update waiting to be read!

http://boardgame.de/specials/messe/essen16/essen16.htm

You should really check out the PRIZE DRAW! There are some nice games and G@mebox Anniversary Specials to be won!!!

Cheers

Frank
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Loved the Essen and family history in today's update, Frank!
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MarkEJohnson wrote:
Loved the Essen and family history in today's update, Frank!


Thanks Mark! I thought I needed to add something really special...
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Just a quick note:

Update done!

http://boardgame.de/specials/messe/essen16/essen16.htm
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kulkmann wrote:


Was .... trying .... to ... resist. But now I want Flamme Rouge!

Have fun, Frank! As I always say, I'll be back next year
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Was .... trying .... to ... resist. But now I want Flamme Rouge!

Have fun, Frank! As I always say, I'll be back next year


I will get you a Flamme Rouge!

And I will also get you a hotel room for next year!!! whistle
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Phew, that was a long writeup today!

But the review is done - enjoy!!!

http://boardgame.de/specials/messe/essen16/essen16.htm
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Another long report is ready!!!

Enjoy!!!

http://boardgame.de/specials/messe/essen16/essen16.htm

I better sign off now... snore
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And once more: the update is done!

http://boardgame.de/specials/messe/essen16/essen16.htm

Cheers

Frank
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And don't miss our final report!!!

http://boardgame.de/specials/messe/essen16/essen16.htm

Cheers

Frank
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Many thanks for all of your reports and photos Frank (and Ralf). We couldn't make it to Spiel this year thanks to Eurowings messing around with our flight times ... I've been pining for the Messe while reading your reports ... hopefully bump into you next year (at the Fragor party?).
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brainrob wrote:
Many thanks for all of your reports and photos Frank (and Ralf). We couldn't make it to Spiel this year thanks to Eurowings messing around with our flight times ... I've been pining for the Messe while reading your reports ... hopefully bump into you next year (at the Fragor party?).


Hi Brian!

Sorry to hear that! But we will try to get Gordon and Fraser back here next year, and then we will all meet!!!

Cheers

Frank
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