Pick Up & Deliver 254: Rattlebox Games Update – Brendan shares a discussion of the current games under production at Rattlebox Games, including Monster Press Your Luck, Hindsight, and Gameshire.
Brendan discusses some of our thinking about which components to include in a game and how the components, box size, and ideas about how the production of a game shapes how we understand it. Games discussed during the podcast: The
Brendan brings to a close his discussion of rules writing and rulebooks, exploring a few different rule types and games that have them. Is your favorite rulebook in this list? Games mentioned: Queen games – Alhambra, Queen’s Architect Rex Apocrypha:
In this episode, Brendan tells stories of five times his game experiences went wrong. A little bit of humor and a little bit of reflection help him recall these stories and discuss what can be learned from them. Sherlock Holmes
Brendan discusses the basic economics of board game kickstarter projects and the two kinds of approaches most of these games fall into, as well as some observations about the landscape now. Games mentioned: The Doom that Came to Atlantic City
Why don’t clocks carry any containers with more than 3oz of liquid? Sorry, couldn’t resist. It’s been a busy six weeks since the last time we updated this blog, so we thought we’d give you an update on what’s been
It’s been a busy month at Rattlebox Games HQ, where we’ve been playtesting and tweaking our dice-rolling Druid magic battle game. Up until a few days ago, we were calling the game Battle Rocks, which we were very fond of