Graphic Design in Card Games from Issue 25

Every player has seen them, cards that are well designed and functional. Or cards which confuse and confound. Khairul Hamdan discusses the fundamentals of card design, and looks at some examples of those doing it right. And those who aren’t. Read this article, and many more, in Issue 25 of The Campaigner. Get it now as digital download […]

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Issue 25 Available Today

Find out what’s cooking in Issue 25 of The Campaigner. In this issue things heat up in the kitchen as the game feature visits Burger Up. The games designer Matt Parkes talks about the frantic beginnings of the game, while Allen Chang of Rule & Make joins in to discuss the development. Tavis Parker, co-founder […]


Put To The Test: Part 2 in Issue 24

Do you want to design a game, but don’t know what is involved? Prototypes are an important part of the process of game design. Khairul Hamdan concludes his article series Put To The Test as he discusses testing a prototype, collecting feedback and making changes. Read this article, and many more, in Issue 24 of […]

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Issue 24 Available Today!

Become embroiled in The Campaigner Issue 24. In this issue we explore what is happening beneath the waves, with an Abyss game feature. Bruno Cathala and Charles Chevallier talk about creating the game, where the world came from, and working together on the title. Game stores are the lifeblood of many communities, and we present […]


Issue 24 content preview

Our next issue of The Campaigner draws closer. What can you look forward too? The game feature for Issue 24 will be on the highly popular board game Abyss, with its designers Bruno Cathala and Charles Chevallier providing insight into the development of the game. Other content includes an interview with Damien Voss about his […]

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Issue 23 Available Today

Out today the fury of The Campaigner Issue 23! In this issue we feature the tactical card game Final War, where the games designer Ben Ellis talks about what inspired the title and how Games Lab brought it to fruition. We talk to the three members of The Dice Men Cometh, and discover how a […]


Reign review

Now is your chance to grasp power and wealth. The kingdom is in chaos after the Kings death. With no heir to claim the throne the Lords and Ladies of the land conspire with the great houses to take the title. Can you gain the support you need and wear the Onyx Crown? Reign is […]


Khairul Hamdan talks Reign

At PAXAus 2016 Khairul Hamdan, game designer from Garage Games, was giving attendees a taste of Reign at the TGDA booth. Part combat card game, part political negotiation simulator, Reign gives players the chance to use all their wiles to claim the Kingdom for themselves. I talked with Khairul about the game, his forays into […]

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