What type of Gamer are you?
Musings

What type of Gamer are you?

Each Hero from Heroes and Tricks (live on Kickstarter!) is the righteous embodiment of us gamers. The H&T team had a blast elevating our gamer…

How to Decide If You Need a Game Design Partner
Designing

How to Decide If You Need a Game Design Partner

When I first started designing games, my husband Pete and I were very intentional about saying, “These are your games, these are my games, and…

Kickstarter Advanced: Making Custom Components
Kickstarter

Kickstarter Advanced: Making Custom Components

In addition to the League Kickstarter Basics videos, I’ve decided to begin a Kickstarter Advanced series to take on more complicated, not-for-everyone, items for making…

Cooperative Games: Advice From the Experts
Designing

Cooperative Games: Advice From the Experts

Game making is the ultimate co-op adventure. What can Jerry Hawthorne, Ignacy Trzewiczek, and Mike Selinker tell us about co-op design? Let’s find out! —…

“Ask the League” – Naming a Game
Feature

“Ask the League” – Naming a Game

Seth: I think game titles are a bit of an art form. I like the title to convey the feel and spirit of the game,…

Friday Game Break: Intro
Musings

Friday Game Break: Intro

Today at the League, we were talking about a quick fix of content. We have nearly 350 posts, and sometimes we are amused ourselves discovering…

Social Awareness in Game Design
Musings

Social Awareness in Game Design

Recently my wife and I watched a movie entitled “The Watsons Go To Birmingham” In this movie the family lives in Flint, Michigan and all…

Behind the Counter: Interview with Ray Wisneski, Game Store Co-Owner
Feature

Behind the Counter: Interview with Ray Wisneski, Game Store Co-Owner

Ray Wisneski has been in the hobby game business for 14 years. He co-owns a chain of 3 Game Kastle stores in the San Francisco…

Polyspiel at Polycon, Playtesting in San Luis Obispo, CA
Playtesting

Polyspiel at Polycon, Playtesting in San Luis Obispo, CA

Polyspiel at Polycon June 17-19, 2016 Cal Poly University Union On Facebook: http://bit.ly/PacificProto For more Info: LukeLaurieGames@gmail.com Held annually at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo,…

Mechanics and Theme: The Best of Friends!
Designing

Mechanics and Theme: The Best of Friends!

Designers endlessly argue about whether you should start with Mechanics or Theme and which is more important. This is a fool’s errand. Seth Johnson joins…

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