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A talk with Alex Randolph
 
TwixtIn 1988 did Knut-Michael Wolf visit Alex Randolph in his studio in Venice on behalf of the Friedhelm Merz Verlag. In a long talk over several hours did the grand old man reveal his thoughts aubt games in general and his own in particular. The interview was published in a special issue of the Pöppel-Revue published in connection with Spiel '88.
 
The cover illustration featured a very artistic picture of Randolphs most famous game Twixt.
(provided by the 1989 calender Rheinmetall)
 
With kind permission from Knut-Michael Wolf and the Friedhelm Merz Verlag have I translated the interview with Alex Randolph.
 
 
Please note that I have done my best to be faithful to the great master, but alas am I not a master of neither German nor English. I have done my best...
 
Alex Randolph ...
... on gaming
... on the life in games
... on the development of his own games
... on his first game
... on his failures
... on INKOGNITO
... on the secret agent Alex Randolph
... on cooperative games
... on the rights of designers


© Mik Svellov 1997-2004 editor@brettboard.dk 03. maj 2004