Since when, and why there are the games academy?
The Game Academy was founded in September 2008 and sees itself as offering games - Experts for game enthusiasts. The motivation arose from a desire to relate his own position in the assessment and evaluation, which is not always compliant with the award of prizes in games of established prices.
When we started, we did not expect that we get such good feedback and look forward to a slow but steady growth of the content of this page. Meanwhile, the collection of ratings and reviews for current and board games is an integral part of the offer of the Games Academy, and forms the basis for the selection of a suitable board game in the connected web shop .
Why is it called the Academy side games?
The reason is banal fact, the street where we founded the site, called Academy Street. An adjacent bar is called "Beer Academy", so we named the Academy side games. .
What is your motto?
Our motto is: "We bring games closer." This is too ambiguous to understand the purpose of "understanding" we illustrate games and give you an idea about their quality. Literally, we bring games closer to the shipping route if it directly in our web store can be ordered. A third aspect of "bringing closer" deals with theory and culture of gambling. Outside the web, we are in consultancy for parents, children and Jugendeinrchtungen active. We also support the work of the Guide for authors develop games
Why is your board games make sense?
Board games train the tactical and strategic thinking skills and promote decision-making ability. Many game situations require lots of quick and correct decisions to win the game. On the memory is constantly being used, often because they remember playing situations, or needs to predict the future.
2nd No monitor, no electricity, no computer
After an exhausting day at the office with many hours on the computer it is a wonderful change to sit on the table being laid out in front of a board game. Maybe this property is exactly the reason for the success of the board game against the computer game. This does not mean that we are enemies of computer games. We are confessing Nindendo WII - Fans
The board game - pleasure starts already in the construction of the game. Schedule interpret, distribute, colors and figures, maps, mix interpret raw materials, all this and then the next game is at hand. In the truest sense of the word takes you into the game and thus influences the image on the table.
4th Interaction / communication
The rule often provides food for discussion, there are always ambiguous situations that need to be solved in an interview. A board game encourages interaction, even if it is designed as a puzzle game. Then results in a meta - level, It is said after the match, which was led during the course of the shields.
Among the thousands of games for each "mood" to find suitable matches, simple entertainment games, party games, two player games and multiplayer games provide complex for something to suit every interest.
Sounds good. What do I need to be able to join you?
It's simple: send us a request via our contact page . We are always looking for board game enthusiasts who want to be active as a game tester, or editorial staff in the field of board games. Even in the "customer control", ie at correction, and optimization of translation rules, we may need support.