Let’s Play: The Plan

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dn4aBynLVZY As someone who hardly plays video games, I thought I would begin this journey by playing the most basic of basic games – a game that claimed to be a short story game... One that took under 10 minutes to complete. I present to you: The Plan. A fly ascends to the skies,… Continue reading Let’s Play: The Plan

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The Safe Zone Prototyping

Play testing became an integral part of the game design process. The first couple of play tests focused on testing whether the rules I had decided on fit in with the game and the mechanics. The later play tests revolved more around testing out the finalised rules and design with different size groups. Play test… Continue reading The Safe Zone Prototyping

The Safe Zone | A Game Pitch

The Safe Zone is a board game controlled by dice and chance cards that is inspired by I Am Legend (book or movie, you decide). The game combines my favourite elements of King of Tokyo. The Safe Zone takes a lot of the mechanics that were displayed in King of Tokyo and expands on others. I knew that I wanted… Continue reading The Safe Zone | A Game Pitch

Five Tribes: The Djinns of Naqala Board Game Review

I’m not going to lie, I didn’t like this game when we started to play it but after I got the hang of things, it was actually really great. Five Tribes is very similar to the board game Splendor but I found it to be a bit more interesting. Released in 2014 by Days of… Continue reading Five Tribes: The Djinns of Naqala Board Game Review