Thursday, June 28, 2012

POSTCARD FROM BERLIN #55: Reflections on the Most Beautiful--and Broken--Game

My latest article in the series, Postcards From Berlin, is up on the Opinionated Gamers.  In it, I take time out from watching the European Championships in football/soccer, in order to reflect on the sport from a boardgamer's perspective.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Pala available in Europe!

Being a small publisher, Cambridge Games Factory could only offer me 50 copies of the game as royalties for the first printing of Pala.  After giving away 10 copies to my playtesters, friend Bernd Eisenstein agreed to sell the remaining copies through his Irongames online shop.

The games cost 11 Euro each, and all proceeds (minus the Paypal fee) for this sale go to the designer.  If  you enjoy trick-taking games and are looking for something new in the genre, I can heartily recommend the game. "Thank you for your support!"

Here are some of the things that people have been saying about Pala:

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Cleaning Out My Closet

Recently, I've been digging through my game shelves, purging the collection down to a manageable number.  In addition, I've also been cleaning out my prototype closet, and it has been interesting to rediscover several long lost game ideas that have been buried under the rubble of cardboard and laminated paper.