I got a lot of games at Gen Con 2016. No, really a LOT of games. But I also got to play some games, and while talking about purchases is fun, I’d like to discuss the games I got to play and what I thought about them. Some of the games are out now, some won’t be out until later this year, but I had a great time at the convention.
Tagged: Dice Hate Me Games
Chris Kirkman from Dice Hate Me Games recently did a contest for players to create games using 54 cards. Bryan Fischer, a friend of mine designed a game around making pie and Chris’ contest inspired him to re-think his design. Now Pie Factory is up on Kickstarter along with five other card games. Is Pie Factory worthy of a blue ribbon or is it bland?
Ben Rosset is the designer of Mars Needs Mechanics, a wonderful market control game. He has been working on Brew Crafters, a worker placement game about making beer. While I’ve only gotten to play one game of it, I figured it would be good to talk about my first impressions of it.
I know I’m late in getting this posted, but last week kept me busy. At Origins, I got to play 7 games that were new to me, many of them being unpublished games. I love seeing the games in their prototype stages, playing them with the designer, and providing feedback on the games.
So everyone has been very patient while I’ve been fighting my lack of website design skills, and with the plans for the demo day on October 20th, I need to make an annoucement: Geek-Craft is now demoing for twelve companies! 5th Street Games AEG Clever Mojo Games Crash Games Dice Hate Me Games Eagle & Gryphon Games Greater Than Games Level 99 Games Looney Labs Games Mayfair Games Nevermore Games Steve Jackson Games You can see these game companies logos here: Demos.Geek-craft.com I’ll be working on making the page work in all browsers, so sorry if it looks strange in...
While at the World Boardgaming Championships, I got to try out Dice Hate Me Games’ newest Kickstarter project, The Great Heartland Hauling Co. by Jason Kotarski. I really like pick up and deliver games, and thought that one that plays in 30 minutes would work well and be a great fit with my gaming group.