Gen Con 2018: Jonathan Chaffer – Designer

Jonathan Chaffer talked with us about two of his games, both present at Gen Con 2018. Filler Published by Green Couch Games. It is a filler game, about 20 minutes long. It’s about filling pastries: “I believe in pun-first design.” Hand-building game: you’re trying to put more cards in your hand, but unlike a deck-builder, you don’t have to shuffle

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Gen Con 2018: David Gerrard – Junk Spirit Games

Junk Spirit Games

Nick caught up with David Gerrard of Junk Spirit Games at Gen Con. Here are a few games they are excited about: Tyler Sigman’s Crows – Tyler Sigman is the designer of the video game “Darkest Dungeon”. This card game has been revamped and polished since its first version in 2010. By the Order of the Queen – an introduction

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105 – GenCan’t and Gen Con 2018 – The Family Gamers Podcast

Nick and Izzy Martinelli

It’s that time again – Gen Con is the largest gaming convention in the USA. If it seems like we’ve done this before, it’s because we have! We covered Gen Con (and Gen Can’t) last year (episode 60). Warning: this episode includes 2 hours of interviews from Gen Con, recorded by our man on the ground, Nick Martinelli.

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Gen Con 2018: Allen Chang – Rule & Make Games

We got a chance to talk to Allen Chang, creative director of Rule & Make Games, about a few of the games they have currently available, and what is coming out soon. Rule & Make is a publisher based in Australia. They make a variety of games: from family-weight to heavier hobbyist games. Family Games Robots and Rockets – a

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Gen Con 2018: Travis Drake – Brouhaha Games

Brouhaha Games

Brouhaha Games is a brand-new publisher, focused on making family-friendly games with a Halloween theme. We talked to Travis Drake, Creative Director, at Gen Con 2018. Check out their first game, Pumpkin Patch: Bad Seeds, on Kickstarter now. Pumpkin Patch: Bad Seeds On Kickstarter through Thursday, August 9 for only $9 (plus shipping)! 10-15 minute abstract game 1-3 players, kid-friendly

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101 – The Family Gamers Podcast – Origins with One Board Family

Origins

We get Ryan Gutowski, Erin Gutowski, and Ric White from One Board Family on the show this week; they went to Origins Game Fair and they’re going to tell us about it. We compare GenCon, Origins, and PAX Unplugged, based on what we know. Highlight of the show? Their favorite game was Pioneer Days – “it does what Oregon Trail

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75 – The Family Gamers Podcast – PAX Unplugged Interviews

PAX Unpulgged 2017, Philly PA

This week, we’re bringing you all the interviews we recorded at PAX Unplugged. There are a lot of interviews, so it’s another extra-long show. But first, some special guests – Asher and Claire!

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