April is always a whirlwind month for me and this April was no exception. The big event, of course, was Alan Moon’s Gathering of Friends, a 10 day, invite-only game con, held annually in Niagara Falls, NY, and hosted by legendary game designer Alan R…
Alan Moon’s The Gathering of Friends is coming up next month and I’ve got a big-box game to show to some of the publishers in attendance. I hammered on the design for this one heavily last year and, while it’s in great shape rules-wise, my old prototype…
When designing a game you hope to license for publication, keep in mind that you’re not just designing a game: you’re creating a product. For your game to be successful, a publisher must be able to sell it quickly, in quantity, and for a reasonable…
I gootta admit, it's pretty nice having @TheGameCrafter so close: prototype parts in hand 15 mins after the email notification! A photo posted by Brett Myers (@brettspiels) on Mar 16, 2015 at 4:57pm PDT I picked up the rest of the prototype pieces I’m…
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