Where in Gen Con is the League of Gamemakers – 2016 Edition

Where in Gen Con is the League of Gamemakers – 2016 Edition

And now for our annual Gen Con where is everyone post … This year’s Gen Con promises to be a lot of fun yet again….

It’s OK to Play With Yourself: Designing Solo Rules

It’s OK to Play With Yourself: Designing Solo Rules

What do you do when your gaming group can’t get together and your family is busy with other endevours? You play with yourself of course!…

The Price is Right! Volume 2

The Price is Right! Volume 2

As we get prepared to launch Campaign Trail on Kickstarter tomorrow, I want to make sure that we offer the game at a fair price…

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…

Embracing Thematic Design or: How I learned to stop hating and love the story

Embracing Thematic Design or: How I learned to stop hating and love the story

I have always been a lover of mechanics. For as long as I can remember, I have felt the pull of new and exciting ways…

These Games Aren’t Going To Ship Themselves!

These Games Aren’t Going To Ship Themselves!

Update: Campaign Trail is now live on Kickstarter! As a Kickstarter creator, one of the most difficult and expensive parts of the project you will…

On the campaign trail with Campaign Trail

On the campaign trail with Campaign Trail

I’ve talked a lot recently about Campaign Trail, our design process, our Kickstarter tips and advice, but today (on the day we launch our Kickstarter…

Top 3 Tips for Prepping Prototypes for Reviewers

Top 3 Tips for Prepping Prototypes for Reviewers

One of the most important parts of your Kickstarter preparation is sending your prototype out for review. A review is one of the best ways…

Asymmetrical Design Is Your Running Mate

Asymmetrical Design Is Your Running Mate

“I want to let you know that I am in awe of how well you’ve managed to balance this game! You’ve done something tremendous with…

Are Backers Always Right?

Are Backers Always Right?

What do you do as a Kickstarter creator when the public (your potential backer population) is telling you they want one thing, and every other…

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