Pixels & Pieces: Marketing and Kickstarter with Jamey Stegmaier

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Our fifth and final for the year in a series of videos on board game design. Jamey Stegmaier of Stonemaier Games, creator of Viticulture and Scythe, and author of “A Crowdfunder’s Strategy Guide: Build a Better Business by Building Community”, discusses with us how to kickstart and market a game. Join us Thursday nights from… Read more »

Contribution Corner: Ren Faire

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Turkey legs, mock combat, and anachronistic clothing. These are the things renaissance fairs are made of. You and your friends, new to the scene, try to blend in by adorning yourself with hats and tunics. A good costume is expensive though, and earning coin in a place like this requires some skill… Or daring. In… Read more »

Contribution Corner: Secret Hitler

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The year is 1919, and post Great War Germany has established a new republic with the Weimar Constitution. The problem? The country is split between two political factions, each attempting to shape this new government in its own image. There are the Liberals, limiting the government’s control over the people. There are the Fascists, seeking… Read more »

Contribution Corner: Cinque Terre

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  Cinque Terre is a land of lush vegetation, vibrant seaside villages, and panoramic landscapes. Or so any travel guide for the Italian Riviera would tell you. This region, named for the five towns that line the seaside, is also home to a thriving local produce market. The game Cinque Terre by Rio Grande Games… Read more »

Contribution Corner: Small World

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Ratmen, Trolls, Elves, and Sorcerers: What do they all have in common? They want to rule the world! Only, the world is small after all (please no singing…). When one race expands, another must fall. Small World, by Days of Wonder, takes place in a realm where every intelligent species vies for power in a… Read more »