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…

Kickstarter Basics: Making a Video

Kickstarter Basics: Making a Video

If you are making a Kickstarter, you are going to have to make a video. Two in fact: One to headline your campaign and one…

Going to GAMA

Going to GAMA

Most Leaguers have been to game cons, but few have been to the GAMA Trade Show. I know I hadn’t been. Here are some quick…

The Game That Won’t Get Published

The Game That Won’t Get Published

I can still remember the exhilaration of hearing my game, Unearth, announced as the winner of the KublaCon Game Design Contest in May 2006. All…

Product Lead: Rules of Thumb

Product Lead: Rules of Thumb

Leading a game team is no easy job. There are countless moving parts, dynamic situations, and a gauntlet of challenges. Here are 10 concepts that…

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 Heroes and Princesses

Kickstarter Heroes and Princesses

Over the past few years, Kickstarter has emerged as the primary entry point for small, independent game makers and publishers. However, even though countless first-timers…

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!…

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!…

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…

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