April’s Cool

There won’t be a real post here today, because I don’t like to make people believe things that aren’t true. That’s right: I’m neither a missionary nor a priest. Nor a big-money funded climate-change “skeptic”.

The Cardboard Wall

  I find it rather surprising that there are so few games focused on spying in east/west Berlin. To me, it seems like potentially fertile ground for both card and board games. Then again, I know from experience how hard it is to simulate espionage, much less counter-espionage, without getting into some really convoluted rules…

Happy Monthiversary

Well, Ich Bin Ein Berlinerd is officially one month old, and fifteen or so posts deep. So far, I may not have dug as deep as I had planned when it comes to talking about the city I love, but upon rereading what I’ve written so far, I’m pretty happy with the general tenor of…

Super Luigi

I’ve been aware of industrial designer Luigi Colani for quite a while (if not necessarily by name), as one of the prime exponents of a very bold futuristic style, together with Syd Mead (who designed things like the car from Blade Runner). Both men have designed things that the world has not yet caught up…

Feeding the Addiction

One of the first things I will have to find upon finally moving to Berlin is a Friendly Neighborhood Games Store. Here in Katrineholm we have a great one, especially considering that this is a town with a population of only 30,000. I’ve already found two fantastic comics stores in Mitte and Kreuzberg, but the…