I like strategygames or games with tactical decisions to take. I play them mostly in a 2 player setup. Regularly I also join a gaming group to play games with at least 4 players where we play some heavier ones.
Languages spoken: German, French and of course English.
I am a Sci-Fi Fan and Star Trek is my favorite one, here is the list on how I rate the series:
1. Deep Space 9
A general top five of sci-fi series
1. Star Trek
2. Babylon 5
3. Stargate (& Atlantis spin off)
4. Battle Star Galactica
5. Seaquest DSV & Firefly & Torchwood
Top five of crossover series (sci-fi / mystery)
Top five of other series (mystery / comedy / drama)
1. Ally Mc Beal
2. Boston Legal
Good series that were closed after Season 1 but deserved a second:
1. Terra Nova
2. Almost Human
I love Music. From classical to Led Zeppelin to Sophie Zelmani.
Because classical music is a very broad field you find here some of my favorites:Top Symphonic Pieces:
1. Modest Mussorgsky: Night on bald Mountain
2. Camille Saint-Saens: Danse Macabre
3. Franz Liszt: Symphonic Poem #3: Les Preludes+
4. Hector Berlioz: March to the Schaffold (Symphonie Fantastique)
5. Richard Wagner: Götterdämmerung, Siegfrieds' Funeral March
6. Felix Mendelssohn: Overture to The HebridesTop Female Opera Arias
1. Alfredo Catalani, La Wally: "Ebben? Ne andrò lontano"
2. Leo Delibes, Lakmé: "Viens, Mallika" (Duettino)
3. Gaetano Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor: "Il dolce suono" tied with
3. Giacomo Puccini, Gianni Schicchi: "O mio bambino
4. Giuseppe Verdi, Forza del destino: "La vergine degli angeli"Top Male Opera Arias
1. Gaetano Donizetti, Elisir d'amore: "Una furtiva lagrima"
2. Giacomo Puccini, Turandot: "Nessun Dorma"
3. Giacomo Puccini, La Bohème: "Che gelida manina"
Sorry, no Mozart (not dramatic enough). Comments or suggestions are welcome.
I also try to develop own games or at least expansions. This is what I've done so far:
- Several expansion building tiles for Caylus (see according file section)
- Kids game about mountaineering called Everest (Prototype)
- Age of Steam Map "Australia" (image uploaded)
- A bonus building for "La Città"
- Buildings and Cards for pile IV for game "Anno 1701"
- German Player Aid for game Perikles
- Equipment cards for Zombicide
I was once Geek of the Week
. This is the thread:http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/318349
The following is a middle aged themed portrait of myself as featured in the game Dominion
. Thanks to the artist who is a friend of mine.
Me as the MoneylenderPeople don't quit playing because they grow old.
They grow old because they quit playing.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes