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…

Tabletop Tops 2015

Tabletop Tops 2015

Ok, you’ve read the tabletop tips and thanks. Now, just in time for holiday discounted shopping, it’s time for tops. The Leaguers were asked what…

Stretch Goals, Who Needs ‘Em

Stretch Goals, Who Needs ‘Em

The next Kickstarter from Kraken Games, Flippin Monsters, will not feature any Stretch Goals. There’s been an overwhelming attitude lately among creators that Stretch Goals…

Demoing at the First BGG Family Con

Demoing at the First BGG Family Con

A few weeks ago I was asked by our good friend and publisher, Peter Vaughan of Squirmy Beast and Ad Magic/Breaking Games if I could…

The League Rundown: April

The League Rundown: April

What was your primary project this month? What game is hot for you right now?

Reflections #3: The Face of Success

Reflections #3: The Face of Success

Running a Kickstarter campaign can be a constant battle against negativity. When Asking for Trobils finally reached funding, I was elated, but that feeling didn’t…

Reflections #2: Micro-Goals

Reflections #2: Micro-Goals

If you’re lucky enough to have had Kickstarter projects that fund in the first day or two, then you’ve never had to contend with the…

Reflection #1: Backers First

Reflection #1: Backers First

I’ve just completed a 35 day successful Kickstarter and my first pearl of wisdom to share; don’t run a 35 day Kickstarter. It’s a great…

Teaching a Game

Teaching a Game

You know this game, inside and out. It’s easy to learn, but as you’re talking you see the wrinkle forming in between their eyes. Another’s…

Why is it so ORANGE!!!

Why is it so ORANGE!!!

Would you have bought or even tried these games if they were all orange? Maybe not. Maybe the art would have turned you off, but…

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