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website for the European Society of Gamecollectors
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||ESG-Topic 2012: "Ich
bau Dir ein ... - Bauspiele"
Games about "build" something was our topic for the
exhibition this year at the game fare in Essen.
to a german article at the page "Spiel des
"Alex & Co"
At the SPIEL
´10 the ESG presented their Anniversarygame. More
informations and the english rules you can see at: "Alex
of the year 2010" - Dixit
about all the "game of the year"/"Spiel
des Jahres" and the 2010 game of the year "Dixit".
There are many games about railroads,
steamengines and trains. See many of them on the page: "Eisenbahn
A new site is devoted to Risk®: the
world's most famous strategy game. To celebrate the 50th anniversary
of the board game they present an “expansion”. Find the link to
this new page on our page "Risiko
From April 17th to October 18th, 2009, a special exhibition on
this subject will take place in the Archaeological Museum in Bad Fallingbostel (Lower
Saxony). More about the exhibition see on the page of our ESG-member
||Bookshelfs - Bookcases
See our new page with
german and international games in bookshelfs/bookcases: "Buchspiele".
It is told that Marco Polo brought
the game from china to europe. See more about these game on our
||Mastermind - Superhirn
knows these 2-player game where you have to find out the colourcode.
See the various editions of these worldwide known game on our page: "Mastermind
FOOTBALL - SOCCER
At the game fare SPIEL
´08 in Essen (23. - 26. october 2008) you saw an exhibition
(stand 5-52) round about football/soccer games. And also at the meeting
of the "gamers and collectors" on 24th october we
presented many games round about these theme.
To get an impression about football/soccer games, see our page "Fussball-Spiele".
1980 this game won the award "best Solitaire Game" in
Germany. More than 160 million cubes were sold worldwide. See more
information about "Rubik´s
Cube / Zauberwürfel".
2008 Avalon Hill made a new edition of these outstanding game that
was published first time in 1962 by 3M company. More about the game
and the various editions in our picture-gallery at: "ACQUIRE".
can only collect FRANKLIN MINT games if you have enough money. See
these supernice, exclusive and expensive games of "THE
COLLECTORS EDITION" on our page: "Franklin
||Bruce Whitehill receives
2008 Bradley-Parker Award
about the award and Bruce Whitehill you can see on the ESG-page "Bruce
also called china-puzzle, comes from china and is dated somewhere
between 800 to 400 before christ. In the early 19th century it came
to Europe and America. See more about these old but interesting game
on our page "Tangram".
german "game of the year 2008" is Keltis
Dr. Reiner Knizias game
"Keltis" is the 30th "game of the year" /
"Spiel des Jahres".
See all these 30 games on our page "Spiele des Jahres".
We show you a collection of many
games and puzzles about "Soccer". Have a look on more than
200 different games in our new picture-gallery: "Fussballspiele"
(Sorry, there are only german
language games in this galery. If there is a collection with
international Soccer-games around, please let us know, we would like
to link them!)
This company made very
nice games from 1979 to 1987. The most of the games were designed by
the italian Marco Donadoni. See the games on our page: "INTERNATIONAL
Probably the first
coloured 3M catalog from 1965 with game-description and super nice
pictures. See at "Kataloge / brochures" on our "3M-page".
games from the 50s
We show the good old
Ravensburger games out of the 50s. At that time our ESG-member Erwin
Glonnegger was responsable for the games of the company. See the
Spiele aus den 50er Jahren".
A limited very exlusive
RISK edition that is not available in shops. See and read more about
these game on our Risk-Page "Risiko-Seite"
Stocks & Bonds, McMulti/Crude, Playboss ... are some of the many
games about economy. You deal with real estate, stocks, oil, cars
... and so on. See the games on our page "Wirtschaftsspiele"
Havens is the designer of 3M´s Jati
An article in the
Minneapolis Tribune from 5th december 1965 shows the way to Keith Havens.
More informations on the "Jati-Page".
Jati - Search
up to now we found:
Some nice games from the collection of
Rudolf Rühle (RR)