Interviews

By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 25th, 2015
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We’ve made it to another Wednesday. The previous weekend is as far away as the next one is. Some comment about camels. Hopefully the week has been treating you well. Anyway, we’ve got some of those bite-sized stories to give you. In this installment there’s: Angry Mojo Games opens u...
By Polar_Bear
In Interviews
Mar 23rd, 2015
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Polyhedron Collider sat down and had a talk with Adam Waite, designer of Neon Sanctum, about the creation of the game. What other games has he worked on? What was the decision to make the game card-driven? What is the background like for the game? Those questions and more are answered. From the post:...
By Polar_Bear
In American Civil War
Mar 18th, 2015
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I don’t know about the rest of you, but for me, the week is just flying by! Can you believe it’s already Wednesday? I hardly can. Hopefully the week is going well for the rest of you. I know a lot of readers are either on their way to, or about to make their way […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 13th, 2015
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Board Game Quest had themselves a little chat with Matt Leacock. They talk about the creative process that he uses and how it’s changed over time, what it’s like to have created a gaming phenomenon such as Pandemic is, what it’s like to work on a licensed product like The Thunderbir...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 13th, 2015
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The Inquisitive Meeple had themselves a chat with Rocco Privetera from Greenbrier Games about his game Ninja Dice: Kage Masters, that’s currently up on Kickstarter. Get some backstory on Rocco’s history with gaming, what he looks for in a game to add to his collection, and the creation of...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 13th, 2015
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Though it’s raining here in Atlanta on this Friday the 13th, we’re not letting it get us down. GAMA is next week, as well as AdeptiCon. So there’s plenty to be looking forward to. And, of course, there’s gaming this weekend. For me, there’ll be D&D. What do you have...
By Polar_Bear
In Interviews
Mar 11th, 2015
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Warlord Games continues their work on Beyond the Gates of Antares, their new sci-fi miniatures skirmish game. As they get into the Beta version of the game they’re constantly listening to you, the players. To show just how much, they’ve started a new “Ask Rick” column that wil...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 11th, 2015
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We’ve made it to another Wednesday. And at the time of this posting, it’s halfway through the workday. It’s like the Wednesday of hours on the Wednesday of days. If only it were the 15th of the month, too. Then it’d be the Wednesday of the month on the Wednesday of the week on...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 10th, 2015
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Polyhedron Collider sat down and chatted with two of the people behind the Thunderbirds board game that’s up on Kickstarter. They talk with Chris Birch from Modiphius about the acquisition of the license and with Matt Leacock about the board game rules. From t he post:...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 8th, 2015
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Welcome to the world of the 1-hour-in-the-future. I hope everyone enjoyed their little time-jaunt this morning (everyone being “everyone who lives with daylight savings time,” that is). So, fellow time-travelers, let’s see what bite-sized stories we found in the past couple days. In...
By Polar_Bear
In Interviews
Mar 6th, 2015
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Shut Up & Sit Down sat down, but didn’t shut up because they were having a conversation with Different Play about bringing more people into the hobby gaming world. Different Play is looking to bring more diversity to all aspects of gaming, from the games that are made, to the people who ma...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 27th, 2015
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We’ve made it through another week. *throws a party* It seems to be the general consensus that this week “took forever.” Has that been the case for you? Anyway, that’s all in the past, as the weekend will soon be upon us. What sort of gaming do you have planned? We’ve al...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Feb 26th, 2015
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Polygon posted up an article talking about the success of the Exploding Kittens Kickstarter. They point out that, while the campaign made $8.7 million, it’s not like that money’s all profit. That’s gross, not net (for you finances-type). It’s a common misconception about Kicks...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 25th, 2015
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Snowmageddon is about to descend upon Atlanta… again… supposedly. We’ll see if this one actually happens. Though after last year, everyone’s a bit on edge. So, what snippets do we have for you today? We have: More “The Fiver” interviews from The Meeple Mechanic, Da...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 20th, 2015
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The Meeple Mechanic has another installment of The Fiver, where they talk with game designers about their projects up on Kickstarter. This time it’s a twofer with Sari Gilbert and Robert Batchelor talking about Fujian Trader. Source From the post:...
By Jared Miller
In Card Games
Feb 19th, 2015
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Well, it’s all over, folks. The Exploding Kittens Kickstarter campaign has come to an end. The final total was a whopping $8,768,845 with 219,382 backers, making this the most backed project in Kickstarter history. The crew held an AMA on Reddit leading up to the campaign conclusion. We picked ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 19th, 2015
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The Meeple Mechanic posted another installment of The Fiver, where they ask five questions to a game designer. This time it’s Matt Riddle about his Floating Market game that’s currently up on Kickstarter. Get some background on Matt and some insight into designing the game. Source From th...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Feb 18th, 2015
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TGN’s Enrico Nardini was at TempleCon 2015 and had some interviews with various people there, including the Dicedevils, Outlaw Miniatures, Ninja Division, and Grant Garvin, who is the Director of TempleCon. They’re up now on our new SoundCloud account. Go have a listen. Source...
By Jared Miller
In Interviews
Feb 15th, 2015
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Recently, Chez Geeks, a FLGS in Québec, was targeted by the L’office du Quebec de la Langue Francaise (Québec Board of the French Language). Put simply, this board’s goal is to keep Québec’s French heritage alive. They claim Chez Geek is violating several of their laws that were put...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 12th, 2015
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The Meeple Mechanic gives us another installment of The Fiver where they ask five questions to a game developer. This time it’s with Danny Johnson from Poppy Jasper Games about their Lost Woods game that’s up now on Kickstarter. Source From the post:...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 11th, 2015
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The Meeple Mechanic has another The Fiver session with another game designer. This time, they talk with Sam Coates of Potluck Games about their Epic Dice Tower Defense game that’s currently up on Kickstarter. Source From the post:...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 10th, 2015
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In Ravage Magazine Issue 18, there’s an interview with Rey Wehrs, CEO of Calliope Games about the upcoming Titan Series of games. We’ve got some excerpts from the interview here on TGN (because Ravage and TGN are tight like that, yo!)....
By Polar_Bear
In Interviews
Feb 10th, 2015
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Calliope Games knows nothing says “love” like gaming with your significant other. To help get you some more games you can play together, they’ve got a 20% off sale happening over on their website. They’re also talking more about their upcoming Titan Series of games they’...
By Polar_Bear
In Interviews
Feb 9th, 2015
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The Meeple Mechanic continues their “The Fiver” question series with Jason Tagmire from Button Shy Games. This time they take a look at the design behind Pretense, the game night metagame. Source From the post:...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Feb 6th, 2015
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The Meeple Mechanic sits down and talks with Dustin Bluhm about the creation of Stipulations, the party card game that’s up on Kickstarter now. Check out another episode of “The Fiver” as it’s known. Source From the post:...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 5th, 2015
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Meeple Mechanic had a little chat with Garrett Herdter from Phoenix Rising Games about their Rolling For Amusement Kickstarter campaign. Learn about the man behind the game, as well as some of his thoughts on Kickstarter and game design. Plus poetry. Source From the post:...
By Jared Miller
In Card Games
Jan 30th, 2015
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TGN contributor and Ravage Magazine’s EIC Jared Miller managed to get a moment of Elan Lee’s time to quickly chat about the “Most Backed Campaign in Kickstarter History,” Exploding Kittens....
By Polar_Bear
In Interviews
Jan 22nd, 2015
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Grogheads sat down and had a chat with Mark Walker of Flying Pig Games and figured you’d want to know about it (I did). See what sort of things Flying Pig has in store for their first couple releases, and get some info about the pitfalls of running a gaming company. Source From the post:...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 18th, 2015
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Here we are again. Some shorter stories for Sunday surfing. Today we’ve got: new Commands and Colors storage options from Sally 4th, Club Fantasci Interviews Ed Teixeira of THW Game Designs about Heroes of the Colosseum, new Abscessus release from Hitech Miniatures, a new Wolsung preview, new 1...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 9th, 2015
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Geek Native had themselves a chat with Matt from On the Lamb Games about what’s happening with Endless Fantasy Tactics. They’ve also got some new artwork they’re showing off for some new characters for the game. Go see why you should pick up EFT in the new year. Source From the post...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 29th, 2014
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Calliope Games posted up another short video interview with another of their Titan Series game designers. This time it’s Paul Peterson, designer of such games as Guillotine and Smash Up. Stay tuned in the coming weeks as TGN will have an interview with Ray Wehrs, president of Calliope Games, al...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 11th, 2014
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Calliope Games is really excited about their upcoming Kickstarter for their Titans Series of games (stay tuned to TGN in the coming weeks for my interview with Calliope’s president about it!). To get things rolling, they’ve got a short video with Eric Lang, one of the designers that’...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 2nd, 2014
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Polyhedron Collider sat down and had a chat with Mike Langlois from Emergent Games about his Fireteam Zero Kickstarter campaign. Fireteam Zero is a new cooperative board game where players are trying to fight against the horrors of not just war, but of living artifacts bent on chaos and destruction. ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 1st, 2014
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Game reviews are an important part of TGN. I’m a firm believer in getting all the information you can about a product before you make a purchase. With the price of many board games out there on the market, most of us can ill-afford to drop a load of cash on a game that’ll just […]...
By Enrico Nardini
In Board Games
Nov 24th, 2014
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  TGN’s Enrico Nardini directs his palantir towards Bryan Pope, resident conjurer at Arcane Wonders and the creator of Mage Wars....
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