Elegant - adj. - Pleasingly ingenious and simple. When gaming, a player uses two types of thinking: Fun thinking and work thinking. Fun thinking, the type we love using when playing games, includes; planning strategies, solving puzzles, and basically trying our best to win. Work thinking, which is the kind of thinking that takes away from … Continue reading Designing Elegant Board Games
I interview Dan Letzring of Letiman games about being a designer and publisher. http://podcast.theboardgameworkshop.com
Episode 2 of The Board Game Workshop is live. You can check it out here. Also on iTunes and Stitcher.
I just started a podcast about board game design. The first episode is live now. iTunes - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/board-game-workshop-episode/id1195466563?i=1000380007962&mt=2 Website - theboardgameworkshop.com Feedback is appreciated. Thanks.
I design a lot of card games. They are pretty easy to prototype so I end up making a lot of prototypes. This increased volume makes any streamlining of the process quite useful. On the card layout side I’m not really doing so well at streamlining. I don’t know or have Adobe InDesign and don’t … Continue reading Prototyping Cards
I just posted my entries from the Button Shy wallet games contest. Print, play, and share them and let me know what you think. Wallet Games Contest Entries
My entry in The Game Crafter and Letiman Games worker placement contest arrived today. It looks great with the UV coating and linen finish. The cards shuffle great and the laser cut chits are the nicest chits I've seen, once you wipe the soot off.