Hey, gang! Today's Kickstarter Highlight is Maquis by Side Room Games! Solo gamers, rejoice, because Maquis is one of the best - it uses the mechanics you already love from multiplayer games like worker placement and a ticking clock, and creates a solo experience that's still exciting and strategic. AND it's set during the nazi … Continue reading Maquis
Ahoy, gang! Spring has sprung, as they say, and I've been spending a lot of time outdoors - in Michigan, we get approximately 15 days of actual nice weather per year, so I'm taking advantage of it! But that doesn't mean I haven't been playing tabletop games. By the by, how was everyone's International Tabletop … Continue reading May Kickstarter Roundup!
Ahoy, gang! I'm just popping in for a quick announcements this week - all good stuff! First off - apologies for the lack of a Kickstarter Game of the Week today. This actually relates to the announcement: I'm mixing up the format of the regular blog posts a bit. Instead of a Kickstarter Game of … Continue reading Monthly Roundups!
Wishing y'all a very merry Christmas and happy holiday season, wherever you are. 2017 has been a truly awesome year. Osprey Adrift was funded and created, all because of your excitement and support. Thank you all. Here's to 2018 being even better and brighter! xo Nick
Hey, gang! Every Wednesday, I talk about one of the games I'm currently playing, and this week's game is one that sees the table quite a bit - Kodama The Tree Spirits by Action Phase Games. This is a great small box card game that is light enough for casual gamers and kids to learn … Continue reading The Robot Plays: Kodama
Hey, gang! Some exciting news to share in this week's Crow's Nest post as work on Osprey Adrift barrels along... Our talented graphic artist, Von Serrot (née: Kaela Torres) has completed the game's logo! We spent some time going over ideas, sketches, and she played with different fonts and layouts until we got the one … Continue reading The Crow’s Nest: The Logo!
Hey, gang! As I continue with the procurement process in lining up the perfect manufacturing partner for Osprey Adrift, I've become aware of something that perhaps my naievete left me ignorant of: Custom plastic components are expensive. Now, don't get me wrong. I've done plenty of prior research, talked to plenty of other game designers, and … Continue reading The Crow’s Nest: Custom Plastic Components