Interviews

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_M
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_M
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_M
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....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 22nd, 2014
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Polyhedron Collider has a chat with Andrew Sherin of Terrorbull Games about their The Hen Commandments game that’s up on Kickstarter now. Source From the post: Usually the most controversial thing that happens in the board gaming world is the forums on Board Game Geek getting upset that their l...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 18th, 2014
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Club Fantasci’s David Lowry sits down with Larry Bogucki and has a chat about Warparty. There’s a party… in my war… would you like to go to the party in my war? Source From the post: David Lowry interviews Larry Bogucki about his game Warparty and his experience in the board g...
By Polar_Bear
In Interviews
Nov 16th, 2014
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Polyhedron Collider is also in the interview-y mood and had a chat with Wylliam Judd about Friends and Foes. Source From the post: Friends and Foes is heading towards its final few days on Kickstarter but it’s not too late to get the lowdown on the game. So I sparked up a conversation with Wylliam [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Interviews
Nov 16th, 2014
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Board Game Quest had a chance to take a seat with Ryan Bruns, the president of Mayday Games, and have a little chat. Go read what they had to talk about. Source From the post: While I was at GenCon 2014, I had the opportunity to sit down with Ryan Bruns from Mayday Games. Mayday […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Interviews
Nov 5th, 2014
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Club Fantasci’s David Lowry continues their Women in Board Games interview series with a chat with Suzanne Zinsli. Source From the post: In the 4th installment of the “Women In Board Games Series,” David Lowry interviews Suzanne Zinsli of Cardboard Edison....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 3rd, 2014
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The Meeple Mechanic sat down with Dave Killingsworth from SolarFlare Games for their Foxhole Fiver (five questions while a Kickstarter campaign is going on). Source From the post: Dumpster Brawl was an attempt to have a time where we would all get together and play a game and bond a little. Let them ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 31st, 2014
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Club Fantasci’s David Lowry talks with Randy Hoyt of Foxtrot Games about his Lanters: The Harvest Festival game. Source From the post: David Lowry interviews Randy Hoyt of Foxtrot Games about Lanterns: The Harvest Festival currently on Kickstarter for Club Fantasci....
By Polar_Bear
In Interviews
Oct 30th, 2014
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Krazy Ivan sat down and had a chat with Nick Defossez, creator of Clockwork, the print and play strategy card game/role playing game. Go see what they had to talk about. Source From the website: The Emporium was lucky enough to have Nick Defossez stop by the other day to talk about his new print [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 29th, 2014
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Brutal Gamer had themselves a chat with Jason Hawronsky from Jasco Games about the upcoming Megaman board game release. Source From the website: Jason said that the Mega Man board game was a dream come true, and shared how he came up with the idea. “I came up with the idea while sleeping on a [&helli...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 28th, 2014
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Polyhedron Collider sat down and talked with Tina Engstrom about Privateers, the new pirate game from Myling Games. Source From the article: Privateers! is a modular scenario driven board game of pirate adventures with a good deal of fantasy and otherworldly horror thrown into the mix. Try to imagine...
By Polar_Bear
In Interviews
Oct 8th, 2014
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Polyhedron Collider recently sat down with Piotr from Historical Games Factory and had a little chat. See what they had to say in this article. Source From the website: The other week, while browsing the upcoming Essen releases on Board Game Geek, I stumbled upon some amazing artwork for a game calle...
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