Happy Accidents in Game Production

Happy Accidents in Game Production

Game production is never perfect. Anyone who tells you otherwise is selling something. Now there are a lot of ways that manufacturing can go wrong….

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Designing a Word Game: Spelling it Out

Designing a Word Game: Spelling it Out

The idea for my word game, Letter Tycoon, came quickly. I didn’t study what made for a good word game experience and then craft a…

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…

Tabletopia: The Imaginary Ideal For Design?

Tabletopia: The Imaginary Ideal For Design?

Tabletopia is a slick looking, inside-your-browser, online experience where board games go digital. It’s being supported by some big names in the industry due to…

The Photography of Scott King: Tabletops of Beauty

The Photography of Scott King: Tabletops of Beauty

WARNING: What you’re about to see is a blog post crammed full of pictures. Your eyes will be assaulted with gorgeous game shots. This is…

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…

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…

The League Rundown: April

The League Rundown: April

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