Cardboard Architects Ep. #56 Mechanics from Scratch

Episode Fifty – Six

Chris and Joe are going to build a mechanic from scratch. If you are here looking for the picture to reference, it is here!!!

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Board Game University #43 Chris Kirkman

Episode 43: Chris talks to Chris Kirkman from Dice Hate Me Games and the State of Games Podcast.

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If there are people in the industry you would like us to interview, please leave a comment below or contact Chris at c.renshall.tgik.games@gmail.com.

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Mars 4:45 The Exploration Module: Terra Sirenum

Now that the volcanic region of Olympus Mon and Tharsis Montes have been explored, the colonists are going to turn their attention south. Terra Sirenum is an area of mars with heavy cratering and it once held a large lake. There is great potential for all kinds of different and unexpected science data to be collected and analyzed.

“I feel like I am back in the lack of 10,000 lakes, except, with craters. Amazing!”

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We need your help! This will be our first game going to Kickstarter and we need to spread the word. We are looking at a Sept 1st to launch so over the next two months I hope you get to know the theme, art and mechanics of the game.  Please give the rules a read and watch our tutorial videos. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask. We want this game to succeed and we want you to get to know and enjoy this game as much as we do.

The art for Mars 4:45 is by Jason Washburn from Talon Strikes Studios

If you have any comments or questions, leave a comment here or email Chris at c.renshall.tgik.games@gmail.com

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Mars 4:45 Giveaway

​For those of you interested,  there is a give away currently running for a copy of Mars 4:45. Follow the link below for details!

http://www.artofboardgaming.com/extras/giveaway/

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Mars 4:45 Gets a Spot on Board Game Breakfast!!!

This is kind of awesome, Mars 4:45 got a spot on Board Game Breakfast this morning and we wanted to share it here on the blog. We updated the campaign page and below is the YouTube video. Please check out the video, check out and share the page and thank you to Suzanne at the dice tower for giving us a spot on her segment!

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Cardboard Architects Designer Interview #33 Grant Rodiek

Today we chat with Grant Rodiek about our favorite topic….Design!

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Mars 4:45 The Exploration Module: Tharsis Montes

The Tharsis Montes is an interesting volcanic formation of three volcanoes. The colonists want to explore this region to get an idea of how these volcanoes could be so evenly spaced. What kind of plate tectonic activity too place to make this formation? What about the other volcanic formations in the region that could give deeper clues to a younger Mars

“We have placed sensors at the top of all three volcanoes. We should have readings within the hour. When the stations are up and running, we will make our way down.”

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We need your help! This will be our first game going to Kickstarter and we need to spread the word. We are looking at a Sept 1st to launch so over the next two months I hope you get to know the theme, art and mechanics of the game.  Please give the rules a read and watch our tutorial videos. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask. We want this game to succeed and we want you to get to know and enjoy this game as much as we do.

The art for Mars 4:45 is by Jason Washburn from Talon Strikes Studios

If you have any comments or questions, leave a comment here or email Chris at c.renshall.tgik.games@gmail.com

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