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Board game interview: Alien Artifacts at Spiel 2017

You won’t believe how enthusiastic Ignacy is about Alien Artifacts. And why! And you won’t believe how much I want to play this game now! You see, there is something about Ignacy Trzewiczek, and I don’t mean a surname that makes my dyslexic mind go into a frenzy whenever I have to type it – […]

Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Interview Room: Alexander Argyopoulos and 12 Realms: Bedtime Story

Although not many people think about countries like Greece a country with a board game tradition, some companies are keen on setting a stepping stone and bring some excellent games to the table of as many as possible. Mage Company has been doing that since they released Wrong Chemistry a few years ago and then […]

Article – An open letter to the big stores of the world who sell games

By Paco Garcia Jaen Beware, this open letter is an opinionated rant about games in large department stores. Last night, after our holidays, we decided to watch the only episode of The Apprentice I could have possibly had any interest in. The episode in which they have to design a board game from start to […]

Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Interview Room: Skyway Robbery with Philip duBarry

Skyway Robbery is the product of designer Philip duBarry, the same Philip duBarrry who designed Canalis, Courtier, Kingdom of Solomon… Yeah… he’s pretty good. This time he’s turned to Kickstarter to try and get the funds and produce Skyway Robbery, a steampunk stravaganza in which the players have to put together the biggest heist they […]

Video Interview – Matt Leacock at UK Games Expo

Matt Leacock has become the go-to game when is about cooperative games design. True that there are other designers out there who create fantastic cooperative games, but Matt… He’s the guy! With Pandemic, Forbidden Island and Forbidden Desert  and others under his belt he’s an undisputed authority in the genre, so having him in a […]

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