Kickstarter Game of the Week: Rolling Empires

Hey, gang! This week's Kickstarter Game of the Week is Rolling Empires by Fongomongo Games! This game scratches just about every itch I have when it comes to fantasy empire-building games: ┬áIt's got engine-building. It's got area control. It's got resource management. It's got a great fantasy theme. And... it's got tons of custom dice. … Continue reading Kickstarter Game of the Week: Rolling Empires

The Robot Plays: Champions of Midgard: The Dark Mountains & Valhalla

(If you missed my post in The Robot Plays where I talked about how much I love Champions of Midgard, you can read it here.) Hey, gang! Last weekend I finally had a chance to dig into both of the expansions for Champions of Midgard by Grey Fox Games - The Dark Mountains and Valhalla. … Continue reading The Robot Plays: Champions of Midgard: The Dark Mountains & Valhalla

Kickstarter Game of the Week: Bushido Breaker

Hey, gang! This week's Kickstarter Game of the Week is Bushido Breaker by Zach & White! What initially grabbed me about Bushido Breaker was it's phenomenal artwork - a sort of stark, black-white-and-red graphic design with pops of yellow and blue. It's just gorgeous, and it serves as an example of how minimalism can be … Continue reading Kickstarter Game of the Week: Bushido Breaker

The Designer Diaries: The Importance of Kickstarter Page Feedback

Hey, gang! There's a commonly held belief that spending too much of your time focused on any one thing will give you tunnel-vision. This is true for any creative endeavor - visual art, writing, music, comedy, etc. And Kickstarter campaigns are no exception. What's generally recommended if this happens is to get feedback from an … Continue reading The Designer Diaries: The Importance of Kickstarter Page Feedback