Q&A: Joshua Cappel – Even Art Vets can be Indie

Q&A: Joshua Cappel – Even Art Vets can be Indie

Joshua Cappel has been creating art for board games for over a decade. We talk about how he got into the industry, tips and tricks…

Game Artisans of Canada

Game Artisans of Canada

The Game Artisans of Canada is an incredible art and design organization based out of Canada. In this video I talk about the group, its…

2, 3, 4, 5… That’s the way we subitize!

2, 3, 4, 5… That’s the way we subitize!

This post first appeared on Seth’s blog, Cumbersome I learned a word a few years ago from a friend of mine — a word that…

Rethinking Graphic Design

Rethinking Graphic Design

I’ve been a Graphic Designer for 14 years and a Boardgame Designer for almost 4 years. Most Boardgame Designers who are working towards a Kickstarter…

Adding Flavor to Your Game

Adding Flavor to Your Game

Fellow Leaguer, Mark Major, defines “flavor”, as it pertains to game design, in his article introducing us to context. Flavor draws the player into feeling…

Theme is More Important than Mechanics

Theme is More Important than Mechanics

Does your latest design resemble flavorless tofu cubes, ready to mix with a flavor? Are the mechanics straight from a can, with a generic label?…