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Ten years. 220 episodes. 500+ hours of game reviews, history, and general silliness. That’s over 20 continuous days of The Spiel. Not that I’m recommending that for anyone unless they want to lose some serious sanity points!

The Spiel has reached critical mass in many respects. We have learned and grown so much and as a result of our many hours of hard work and fun - an opportunity now stands before us.

An opportunity for the show to grow into its own as we move forward.

II believe big things can be built from small acts of generosity and support.

And that’s where you, the listeners, come in.

We hope our work on The Spiel will inspire or convince you to make a financial contribution to the show.

Now this donation doesn’t need to be extravagant to have a significant and lasting impact for The Spiel and for us. Brick by brick - ambitious, creative things can be built. And each of you can help us build it.

With that in mind, here are some ways for you to show your financial support for the show at whatever level you’re able. We have donate/subscripton buttons via Paypal. We also have a Patreon campaign where listeners can pledge their support on an ongoing basis. Patreon supporters and Paypal subscribers are eligible for some small perks based on the amount. Single time contributors will have their names listed below and wlll be thanked on-air during an Aftershow segment. 

Check out the buttons and links in the left sidebar of the web site to make a contribution.

Listed below the buttons here are patrons for the current season of The Spiel. If you don't see your name there, I hope you'll consider adding it to the list.

If you’ve already contributed, THANK YOU!

If you haven’t here’s how you can show your support for The Spiel.

2017 Patrons      Current Total: 33

True Spieler Level Subscribers (Patreon)

Geir Harald "The Hand" Helgeid
Jay "a la Carte" Bartelt

Producer Level Subscribers (Patreon)

Antje "The Iron Lady" Berg
Ezra "Your Texas Snakes" Denney
Jeff "Iron Curtain" Ridpath
Doug "The Say Play Kid" Richardson
Mark "The Luggage" Reed

Patron Level Subscribers (Patreon)

Chris "The Fremen" Holm
Matt "Birdsong" Kollmer
Rachel "Squirrel Queen of the Magic Maze" Lee
Guillermo "Death from Above" Soria
Marcus "Solforger" Brissman
Kevin "The Tentacle" Duffy
Will "Swing Vote" Vodra

Meeple Level Subscribers (Patreon)

Joseph Lee
Scott Bolderson
Patrick Downey
Wenlan Frost
Jon Gorman
Josh Laison
Travis Bryant
Marc Specter
Brad Brooks
Debbie Ohi

Other subscribers

Robert Johnson

PayPal Subscribers

Peter  Mateja
David McAvoy
Eric Rasmussen
Steven Watkins
Artur Mittelbach
Mark Smalley
Hon Yee Lok
John Lawton

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Game Resources
Board Game Geek
Purple Pawn
Card Game Heaven
Board Game Design Forum
Occasional Gamer
Knizia Games
Convivium
Card Game Rules
Faidutti's Game Library
ICV2
Cyber Board
Zun Tzu

Game Blogs
Ludoscopia (Spanish)
Board Games in Blighty
Metroburb Gamers
The Board Game Family
Board Game Nut
Dreaded Gazebo
dICEHOUSES
Up the Vacuum Thingy
Vexillum (in Catalan)
Mad Town Gamer
Everyone Listens to Reason
Beyond Swelter's Kitchen
6-Sided Rhino
Gamer Dad
The Wargame Shed
BSK (Spanish)
Average Dave
Gamer Chris
Jugamos Todos (Spanish)
Goblin's Lair (Italian)
Gamer's Mind
NYC Gamer
Peg City Gamers
Roll To Hit
The Board Game Guy
Board Gamer
The Game Ranch
Game Night
Taller Than Thou
Knights of the Game Board
iMosse.net
Bode Gueims
New Gamer Dad
Playing Board Games
RCK2
Resident Meeple
Yehuda
Brettspieler aus Leidenschaft (German)
LaEsquinaFriki (Spanish)
Brdspl (Dutch)

Game Clubs
Euro Games Fest

Where to Buy Games
Board Games.com
Board Game Prices.com
Starlit Citadel
Fair Play Games
Boulder Games
Game Surplus
Funagain Games
Time Well Spent
Boards & Bits
Cardhaus
Mah Jongg Maven
Game Preserve
Ebay


Game Conventions
Essen Game Fair
GenCon
Origins
Australian Game Expo

Other Game Podcasts
The Dice Men Cometh
2d6.org
Board to Death
Board Games with Scott
Bookshelf Games
Garrett's Games & Geekiness
All Games Considered
The Dice Tower
Board Games to Go
Have Games Will Travel
Into the Gamescape
On Board Games


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