Jess’s Fav Five Kickstarters of the Week 8/25/17

Friday is the funnest day as we dive on into the board game spawning pools of Kickstarter! …that sounded a lot cooler in my head 1. Now Boarding Now Boarding is a pick up-and-deliver game by Tim Fowers. Inspired by

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Hardback board game

Hardback Kickstarter Preview

Title: Hardback Genre: Spelling, Deckbuilding Publisher: Fowers Games Designer: Jeff Beck (II), Tim Fowers Artist: Ryan Goldsberry Player Count: 2-4 For People Who Like: Star Realms Hardback represents yet another well-conceived spelling game riff from Fowers Games.  Though the mid-game

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Excerpt of “Creating ‘Burgle Bros’: The Fantasy of the Heist”

This talk was given by Tim Fowers at the 2017 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Tim’s talk focused on the way a game tells a story and how it makes players feel. In Burgle Bros he wanted to evoke

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Jess Visits the Game Developers Conference

Each year Game Developers Conferences (GDC) occur all around the world in locations like China, Canada, Europe, and San Francisco. I ventured across the country to check out how board games have infiltrated this typically video-game focused event. This was my

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Paperback (Mobile) Review

Paperback is a game that fell through Gameosity’s cracks (now there’s an uncomfortable phrase) due to some unfortunate timing and my previously reviewing it over at Fanbolt Gaming. Andrew:  We all love it, though!  So, you know, there’s my review. If

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Word Domination Spells Evil on Kickstarter

Strap on your jet pack and arm your sharks with lasers, because it is time to get villainous! It’s the 1970’s and super villains all around the world are stealing artifacts. Will you become the most notorious villain of them

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Fugitive Kickstarter Preview

Tim Fowers has already done the unlikely.  In the first game of his which I had the pleasure of playing, Paperback, he managed to create a spelling game that I really love (the required backstory there is that I generally don’t

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