Check out the latest episode of The Spiel Podcast hosted by Stephen Conway. It was recorded live at SPIEL in Essen, Germany. According to Wikipedia, Internationale Spieltage SPIEL, often called Essen after the city where it is held, is an annual four-day game trade fair held in October (Thursday to the following Sunday) at the Messe Essen exhibition centre in Essen. Many german-style board games are released at the fair. Below is Stephen's summary of the podcast. Be sure to visit The Spiel and listen to the episode! HABA is one of the most beloved publishers of games for kids or those who are still kids at heart. Their bright yellow boxes are recognized around the world. Jens Vogtlander, a game editor at HABA, discusses the development and design process for a company that publishes upwards of 40 new games each year. There are also details at The Spiel on how to save 15% on your next purchase on HABAUSA.com, as well as a sneak peak at 3 new HABA games due to come out in early 2015 - Bubble Bath Bunny, Monster Laundry and Crash Cup Karambolage.