Pick Up and Deliver podcast 063: Art vs. Audience Brendan asks what flexibility a game designer should maintain in order to maximize audience fun or exposure. Show notes: Work In Progress thread for Something Wakes in the Forest Discussion thread
Pick Up & Deliver 062: Component Psychology
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
Pick Up & Deliver 061: What Kickstarter is for me as a consumer
Brendan discusses his history as a Kickstarter backer and the games he’s enjoyed therein. Games mentioned, etc: Brendan’s Kickstarter profile (with a list of all project backed) Miskatonic School for Girls Castle Dice Goonies: The Adventure Card Game A Study
Pick Up & Deliver 060: Panamax (Shootin’ from the Hip)
Brendan reflects on his recent first play of Panamax in the regular segment, “Shootin’ from the Hip.” Game mentioned: Panamax Have thoughts about Panamax or other stock market games? Join the conversation over at our Board Game Geek guild, #3269. Listen to
Pick Up & Deliver 059: Kickstarter is for many things
Brendan wraps up his mini-series on what Kickstarter is for with an episode covering a variety of small things Kickstarter does or about how it works. Games Brendan mentioned: Burgle Bros Paperback HATE Teramyyd: Earthsphere Have thoughts on the episode?
Pick Up & Deliver 058: Creative preoccupations
Brendan discusses how some artists return to attractive ideas or techniques over and over, trying to find the edges and contours of those creative elements. Join us! Games discussed: Prowler’s passage World’s Fair 1893 Sentient Which designers do you find
Pick Up & Deliver 057: Kickstarter is for pre-orders!
Brendan continues his discussion of Kickstarter, this time exploring the idea that the popular crowdfunding platform is for pre-orders from established companies. Show notes: Previous Kickstarter episode (54) Batman Chronicles HATE Arcadia Quest (was the game I was trying to
Pick Up & Deliver 056: Top of the Stack, June 2018
Brendan gives the update on his May experience with his Top of the Stack and 10 for 10. Want a spoiler, check out the list here: https://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/235177/my-2018-top-stack-list Let us know how your May went — join the conversation in our guild
Pick Up & Deliver 055: Kickstarter is for dreamers!
Brendan starts a series of podcasts about Kickstarter — what it’s for, why we use it, why it works, etc. This time, he explores the original mythology of Kickstarter, namely that Kickstarter is for dreamers. Have something to say? Join
Pick Up & Deliver 054: My Top 10
In this episode, Brendan offers up his opinions on ten games from his current Top 50 games. Games discussed: 10. Last Will 9. A Touch of Evil: The Supernatural Game 8. Anachrony 7. Arkham Horror: The Card Game 6. Brass: Lancashire 5. Star Wars: Rebellion 4. Dungeon