BGG Hotness 2016

BGG Hotness 2016

This post is dedicated to 21 special games that will begin BoardGameGeek.con as The Hot Games. BGG Knows Hotness Of course, BGG and its site…

Take the Trobil to Teach Your Game Right

Take the Trobil to Teach Your Game Right

Chris Strain wrote one of my favorite pieces on the League, called Teaching a Game. I’ve referred to it several times, because I believe it…

Too Many Games, Too Little Time

Too Many Games, Too Little Time

Oooh, the possibilities in this snapshot of the prototype pieces at Print & Play Games! I can think of five moments in the last week…

Win Ratios in First Time Cooperative Play

Win Ratios in First Time Cooperative Play

As a follow up to JR Honeycutt’s article on Cooperative Games: Advice From the Experts, we asked some of the top board game designers of…

Just another Mechanic Monday – II

Just another Mechanic Monday – II

Wish it was Sunday… What tabletop games did you play over the weekend? Do you do as I do and think on what makes a…

Friday Game Break: Intro

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…

Play it Forward: Gamemakers

Play it Forward: Gamemakers

I started a public Facebook group yesterday, Breaking Games Backstage. It’s been a fun time setting it up, and we’re off to a great start…

Happy Accidents in Game Production

Happy Accidents in Game Production

Game production is never perfect. Anyone who tells you otherwise is selling something. Now there are a lot of ways that manufacturing can go wrong….

The Heart of Hearthstone – Core Design Lessons

The Heart of Hearthstone – Core Design Lessons

I first titled this post, “I blame Hearthstone” – blame as in for completely sucking me in, perhaps to the cost of countless productive blog…

Leap Day: 24 Hours of Extra Games

Leap Day: 24 Hours of Extra Games

So it’s Monday. But it’s also magically… Leap Day. What should you do with it? Forbes tells us, don’t waste your extra 24 hours! Whatever…

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