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…

Designing Outside Yourself

Designing Outside Yourself

A good designer can make something they love shine. A great designer can make something they hate shine. Now, this doesn’t mean you should go…

Tabletop Tips 2015

Tabletop Tips 2015

We asked some Leaguers what takeaway that they had in 2015 related to design or publishing, prototyping or playing games. Name one tip for gamemakers……

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…

Is Retheming Cheating?

Is Retheming Cheating?

Have you ever played a game but thought, “This would be so cool with X, Y, and Z mechanics” or “OMG THIS GAME NEEDS MERMAIDS”?…

Graphic Design Tips for Sell Sheets: A Sell Sheet Makeover Part 2

Graphic Design Tips for Sell Sheets: A Sell Sheet Makeover Part 2

Last week, we talked about why you want to avoid Giant Walls of Text, and I showed you my sell sheet redesign through three different…

It’s Been a Long Road – Stones of Fate’s Journey to your FLGS

It’s Been a Long Road – Stones of Fate’s Journey to your FLGS

We’ve finally reached the end of our journey, or is it just the beginning? Either way, Stones of Fate hit a major milestone this week…

Giant Walls of Text & Other Sell Sheet Mistakes: A Sell Sheet Makeover

Giant Walls of Text & Other Sell Sheet Mistakes: A Sell Sheet Makeover

I don’t claim to be an expert in graphic design. Far from it – learning Inkscape two summers ago took a lot of blood, sweat,…

Are You Playing Mind Games With Me?

Are You Playing Mind Games With Me?

This past weekend, over 300 people converged on sunny San Diego for an entire weekend of gaming. This was Mensa Mind Games, an annual competition…

Kickstarter Homework – Lesson 1: Quotes and Setting Prices

Kickstarter Homework – Lesson 1: Quotes and Setting Prices

One of the first things to do when setting up a Kickstarter is to figure out how much it will cost you to actually fulfill…

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