Shem Philips has designed quite a few games, but probably he’s most famous for his design of the “North Sea” saga games. Three games that are tied thematically together.
The king of awesome and dark sci-fi games has been kind enough to take some time out of designing his awesome games to do an interview. Strap yourself because he has a lot of interesting things to say. Can you … Continued
For me two player games have always been a bit of a odd thing. Either they are deeply seated in the thematic/ameritrash tradition or they are eurogames so scaled down that they lose their charm. I’m painting with very broad strokes … Continued
You might not know a lot about Nicolas Sato, but one thing you should know is that he makes great games. I had the pleasure of interviewing this new hot name in the game designing world. Can you tell me a … Continued
This year at the Essen Spiel far, I met up with a designer whom I greatly admire for his merging of things I love in board games. I recently began playing the Battlecon series of games (and I’m loving it) … Continued
Jamey Stegmaier has been behind some of the most successful boardgame Kickstarters, both in terms of critical reception and well run campaigns. These days the Kickstarter campaign for Scythe is blowing up and has seven days in to the campaign … Continued
Ryan Laukat has for a long time been one of my favorite designers. He makes very interesting games that are both very thematic and beautiful to look at. One of the reasons the art of his games work so well … Continued
Ben Harkins is not only a great designer that makes fun thematic games, with different and unique angles than most other games out there. He’s also the owner of his own publishing company Floodgate Games. I had the pleasure to ask … Continued