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Play test of #LXIX at #gof2015 A photo posted by Brett Myers (@brettspiels) on Apr 14, 2015 at 12:56pm PDT ROME: CITY OF MARBLE is finally starting to make its way into distribution. I got an update this evening from a friend on Facebook who has received…
ROME: CITY OF MARBLE is finally starting to make its way into distribution. I got an update this evening from a friend on Facebook who has received his pre-ordered copy. Huzzah! With ROME: CITY OF ...
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It’s funny the things you forget over the years. When Frank and Dan from R&R Games asked me to write a designers diary for ROME: CITY OF MARBLE, I was a little terrified. Though I blog occasionally here, I’m not very comfortable with long form writing:…
It's funny the things you forget over the years. When Frank and Dan from R&R Games asked me to write a designers diary for ROME: CITY OF MARBLE, I was a little terrified. Though I blog occasion...
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Originally posted on Boardgames That Tell Stories:Walec was testing Robinson with me for a couple of months. He joined us early Spring 2012 and played during Spring and Summer months. After each test game he was telling me that game is good, and better…
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Last night at Madison Board Games & Beer, the open-to-the-public board game night I organize, my game designer pal Kane Klenko gave me a handful of these ROME: CITY OF MARBLE beer coasters be brought back from the R&R Games booth at Gen Con. They look…
Last night at Madison Board Games & Beer, the open-to-the-public board game night I organize, my game designer pal Kane Klenko gave me a handful of these ROME: CITY OF MARBLE beer coasters be b...
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First game spotted at @AllianceGames Open House, @brettspiel – pic.twitter.com/fCmHrRRg1C — John Kovalic (@muskrat_john) September 13, 2015 Cannot wait to play this. https://t.co/fEKJ8Ttg8I — Grant Rodiek (@HyperboleGrant) September 13, 2015   And an…
  And an official press release from ACD Distribution:   Rome: City of Marble $49.99 SRP Welcome to ancient Rome! In this tile-laying game, you are a builder backed by one of the powerful...
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When I push my WordPress blog posts to G+, it tends to pick up the most
recent Instagram pic in my Instagram plugin instead of the picture from my
article. It does it nearly every time. I'm tempted to disconnect it and
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Word play around the campfire, or what I did this summer, last weekend. #WordZendo

    I’m fresh off a memorable weekend of tent camping at Kohler-Andrae State Park in Wisconsin, on the sandy shore of Lake Michigan, with a large group of friends and acquaintances. It was a weekend filled with adventure, play, laughter, learning, food…
    I'm fresh off a memorable weekend of tent camping at Kohler-Andrae State Park in Wisconsin, on the sandy shore of Lake Michigan, with a large group of friends and acquaintances. It wa...
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Finally publishing a Designer's Diary for my new game ROME: CITY OF MARBLE, due in stores in the coming week or so!
It's funny the things you forget over the years. When Frank and Dan from R&R Games asked me to write a designers diary for ROME: CITY OF MARBLE, I was a little terrified. Though I blog occasion...
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BoardGameGeekTV has released their preview video of ROME: CITY OF MARBLE from Spiel 2015. It should be hitting FLGS shelves in the states in a week or two!    
BoardGameGeekTV has released their preview video of ROME: CITY OF MARBLE from Spiel 2015. It should be hitting FLGS shelves in the states in a week or two!
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For the curious and those of you eagerly waiting, the rules for ROME: CITY OF MARBLE have been posted in the files section of the game page on BoardgameGeek in German, French, Dutch and English.     Edited with BlogPad Pro
For the curious and those of you eagerly waiting, the rules for ROME: CITY OF MARBLE have been posted in the files section of the game page on BoardgameGeek in German, French, Dutch and E...
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First game spotted at @AllianceGames Open House, @brettspiel – pic.twitter.com/fCmHrRRg1C — John Kovalic (@muskrat_john) September 13, 2015 Cannot wait to play this. https://t.co/fEKJ8Ttg8I — Grant Rodiek (@HyperboleGrant) September 13, 2015   And an…
  And an official press release from ACD Distribution:   Rome: City of Marble $49.99 SRP Welcome to ancient Rome! In this tile-laying game, you are a builder backed by one of the powerful...
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I just thought you had sourdough on the brain, which is completely understandable...mmmmm, sourdough...
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“I think of art, at its most significant, as a DEW line, a Distant Early Warning system that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen to it,” stated Marshall McLuhan in Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man. – See…
“I think of art, at its most significant, as a DEW line, a Distant Early Warning system that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen to it,” stated Marshall McLu...
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Rome is built on rhombuses in @brettspiel's Rome: City of Marble, debuting from @RnRGames at Spiel 2015: https://t.co/3CGslAet9s —WEM — BoardGameGeek (@BoardGameGeek) August 17, 2015 Last week at Gen Con, W Eric Martin from…
Last week at Gen Con, W Eric Martin from BoardgameNews and BoardGameGeekTV had a chat with my wonderful publisher Frank DiLorenzo from R&R Games about our upcoming Essen release, ROME: CITY OF ...
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Game Designer, Home Brewer, Gardener, Cook
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Geeze, nobody told me there would be an essay portion.

I make stuff. My favorite things to make are games, beer and food. Not always in that order.

You can catch me on the Twitter machine.
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Co-Designer of the game Nanuk, published by Steve Jackson Games.
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David Simon: 'There are now two Americas. My country is a horror show'
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Jimi Wallet: For People Who Hate Wallets
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Daniel Solis: Pitch Tag
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Pitch Tag. This is a creativity game for two or more players inspired by word association exercises and writer jam sessions. You can play th

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Over the weekend, Alan Moore engaged in a 2.5-hour webchat as a fundraiser for Cleveland's Harvey Pekar Library Statue. During this frank co

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Our excitement over the new Muppet movie just spiked dramatically with this hilarious, insane trailer. The fantasy world in which singing an

INCIDENTAL COMICS: Axes of Evil
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INCIDENTAL COMICS. Words and Pictures by Grant Snider. Monday, October 31, 2011. Axes of Evil. Happy Halloween! Beware of sinister graphs. P

How Board Games Are Manufactured — Tasty Minstrel Games
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TMG Dragon. Cart: 0 items. Our Mission: "To heal the world by providing games that strengthen family unity, communication, and love&quo

The Great Battles of History, in Miniature
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At a museum in Valencia, Spain, over one million toy soldiers stand at attention, prepared to reenact the wars that shaped the world

Board game designer Reiner Knizia interview
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http://www.submarinechannel.com/profiles/reiner-knizia Games need to reflect our high-paced way of life. That’s what Reiner Knizia thinks.

My SIGGRAPH keynote – Boing Boing
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This week, I gave the keynote address at the ACM SIGGRAPH conference in Vancouver, BC. The event's organizers were kind enough to record

Preserving human history in a National Park – Boing Boing
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Preserving human history in a National Park. Posted by Maggie Koerth-Baker on Wednesday, Aug 10th at 12:31pm. Northern Wisconsin, along the

Great Taste of the Midwest Preparties 2001
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In town for the Great Taste and wonder what you should be doing on Friday night? It has been a tradition for many years for visiting breweri