Kickstarter Advanced: People You Can Hire

Kickstarter Advanced: People You Can Hire

To design a game, run a Kickstarter, fulfill, and publish a game takes a ton of skills. For your first Kickstarter, you are probably doing…

Another Perspective on Being a Publisher

Another Perspective on Being a Publisher

Yesterday, Grant Rodiek – founder of Hyperbole Games – wrote an excellent article about his struggles as an indie board game publisher: “So, you want…

Play Games!

Play Games!

Want to make great games? Play great games! This is a short reminder why it is so important. Play Games!

Kickstarter Basics: Shipping from Home…

Kickstarter Basics: Shipping from Home…

There are lots of options for fulfilling your Kickstarter, but many creators decide, or simply assume, that they will be fulfilling from home. There are…

Kickstarter Basics: Marketing Solicitations

Kickstarter Basics: Marketing Solicitations

As soon as you launch your first Kickstarter, you will become flooded with emails, messages, and solicitations from marketing and PR firms. Are they worth…

Kickstarter Advanced: Distribution and Retail

Kickstarter Advanced: Distribution and Retail

Aldo Ghiozzi from Impressions ADV joins me to discuss Distribution and Retail options post Kickstarter. Have you thought through your post-fulfillment Kickstarter plans? Kickstarter Advanced:…

Kickstarter Basics: 3 Days to Launch!

Kickstarter Basics: 3 Days to Launch!

This is it! Your Kickstarter is launching in just 3 or 4 days. Are you ready? Have you double and triple checked everything? This video…

Kickstarter Basics: Marketing

Kickstarter Basics: Marketing

So you have a game, are planning a Kickstarter, got a review, but have no idea how to market your project? This video is for…

Kickstarter Advanced: Online Mass Playtests

Kickstarter Advanced: Online Mass Playtests

Do you believe in your game? Are your rules ready for prime time? Are those systems balanced? This is one sure way to find out!…

Kickstarter Advanced: Making Custom Components

Kickstarter Advanced: Making Custom Components

In addition to the League Kickstarter Basics videos, I’ve decided to begin a Kickstarter Advanced series to take on more complicated, not-for-everyone, items for making…