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Board Game Design: Pt2 - Resource discovery and collection

Okay, last post I took a look at the general theme of my game idea and some basic main mechanics I wanted to include. The main idea of the game being to discover and obtain resources on an asteroid with some final objective. 797 more words

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Board Game Design: Pt1 - Theme and some ideas.


I dunno how many people have ever thought: “Hey, I like board games, I should make one”. Well I have a few times. The same way you sometimes think “Hey, I should write a book” but never get round to it. 691 more words

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Why We Should All Make Mini-Games - The Power of Small Batches

Not all game designers (or game design hobbyists) are like me – but if you are, you undoubtedly have a flair for the dramatic. ¬†Dreaming up new games and relishing in how awesome it will be to play them with your friends is exciting, and – much like the children’s classic¬† 663 more words


What have I been doing since PAX?

What I’ve been doing since March.

The short version: I formed an organization to help host MegaGames in New England. MegaGames United.

The long version: 2,168 more words

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All You Need is a Few Good Lines

The first stage of “Vuoden lautapelisuunnittelija 2015” ended last Sunday and I must say that I was pretty happy with the results. From 68 submitted games 21 were selected for playtesting, and all four games I submitted got past the first hurdle. 404 more words

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Gaming diary: Weeks 20 & 21

I didn’t attend the regular gaming night by design within the last two weeks so no new stories from them. I however went to Ropecon… 1,141 more words

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