Posts Tagged ‘game design’

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TGDA Hero Quest Challenge

Hero Quest is remembered fondly by a lot of people. I know it is here. We even dedicated an entire issue to the game. But the game is starting to show its age. So the members of the Tabletop Game Designers Australia have decided to try and do something about it. Starting this month the TGDA […]

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The Lady and the Tiger Game Design Contest

Entries close soon for the Jellybean Games The Lady and the Tiger Game Design Contest. Submissions must be in by 23 January, and only utilise some or all of the components of the game The Lady and the Tiger. A list of the relevant components is on the contest website. Learn more about the contest […]

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Unit Design Theory with Andy Chambers

Every wondered what makes a Space Marine a Space Marine? Why are Terran Marines in Starcraft heavily armoured cannon fodder?  Reforged Studios have uploaded a video to YouTube of well known game designer Andy Chambers talking about unit design theory, where he talks about these topics and more.

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This past week on the tabletop

31/07/2016 – 06/08/2016 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? US game publisher Greenbrier is going to be distributing the new Rule & Make title Burger Up. Now you can burger in the states! Bad Crow Games are part of their way through a Kickstarter for their Armored Core board game. […]

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This past week on the tabletop

17/07/2016 – 23/07/2016 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Who remembers the crazy first days of Dungeons & Dragons? Dorks of Yore do, and provided a video of Tim Kask talking about artwork in the early D&D books. Charity begins at home. Or maybe not, depending on how you interpret […]

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This past week on the tabletop

17/04/2016 –23/04/2016 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? The Adelaide Tabletop Game Design group holds its April meeting. With six games on the day, this is the largest prototype day held yet. Victory Pointers record a live chat. Prepare for in depth game talk and confused looks. Miniature Wargaming The […]

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The Campaigner Issue 15 released

Don’t look now, but Issue 15 is coming in to dock. Here it is, the latest issue of The Campaigner. This issue features the roleplay game Fragged Empire. We talk to the games designer, Wade Dyer, about the challenges of creating an entire universe and its rules. Allen Chang discusses the company he co-founded, Rule […]

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Good Games Publishing Designer’s Meeting Cancon 2016

Are you a game designer? Have a game you need testing? Will you be at Cancon later this month? Then the Cancon Game Design Session might be for you. Good Games Publishing and Canberra Games Society are hosting a games design session at Cancon this year. The session will run from 6pm until 12pm on […]

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Greater Than Games design contest

Greater Than Games are currently holding a game design contest. The aim is to create small games, in which the title and the core game mechanic are the same. For instance, Deck Building: the Deck Building Game, which was part of an April Fool’s Day Kickstarter earlier this year. Submissions are to be in by […]

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Hasbro Gaming Lab wants your game

Hasbro has announced that they are working with Indiegogo to find the next great game. Called Hasbro Gaming Lab, the Grand Prize Winner receives USD$10,000 and a trip to Hasbro headquarters where they will work with the game development team to turn their game into a reality. Not only that, but the creators retain all […]