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Kickstarting your game UK Games Expo seminar video

Have you ever thought about funding your game in Kickstarter? Me neither, but quite a few people have and we thought it’d be a good idea to organise a panel at the biggest games convention in the UK so the attendees could have an insight and get some proper good advice. With Andrei Novak, from…
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UK Games Expo Seminar: How to get into Roleplaying Games

I believe one of the problems of the RPG hobby in general is that we don’t talk about it to people who don’t know about it often enough.

So we decided to do something about it at the UK Games Expo and organised a seminar with a bunch of people worth listening to and we go from a brief history of RPGs to some selection of games that would suit different types of gamer, ages and genres.

Jay Little at the UK Games Expo

By Paco Garcia Jaen Not very often one has the opportunity to host a panel with one of the most successful game designers of the moment and, judging by the stellar success of X-Win, Jay Little is, without a doubt, extremely successful. But since that’s not all he’s done, by any stretch of the imagination,…
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UK Games Expo 2013. An experience!

And then the UK Games Expo arrived. WOW!

For starters the venue this year was changed. We were located at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, which is pretty much adjacent to Birmingham NEC and the Airport. Easy to get to by train and plane. The hotel is pretty huge and it was able to accommodate the more than 7000 people the Expo saw last year. And the extra 3000 that have attended this year. It was pretty amazing!

Interview with Nine Worlds’ creator at the UK Games Expo

Richard Denning is the organiser the UK and also the designer of Nine Worlds, a game based on the discovery of gods in the Norse Mythology.

The idea of the game is to find a replacement for Loki, since he’s been imprisoned for being very naughty! Thus the gods need to find another one and they are competing against each other to score points, obtain divinity and find the new god.

Yep. It does sound fun to me!