Monthly Archives: December 2014

No Post on Sundays…..

…..and everyday is Sunday this week! Just a programming note for the blog. I will be everywhere but in front of a computer this week and I suspect most of you will be in the same position. Therefore, we will

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What Games Mean to Me #5 My Games Are Part of My Legacy

I would like to leave the world a better place then I found it. I could plant some trees, pick up litter on my way, donate to a nature preserve etc. If children are in my future, I can teach

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How to Build a Game #43 What are Your Local Cons and Events

Let me start by saying that I live in California. I bring that up first because my approach to Cons is greatly influenced by this fact. When we started out, the idea of travelling to all the major cons was

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What Games Mean to Me #4 Get Me Out of My Natural Shell

I know I have already said I am in introvert and that games are a social experience worth having.What I want to get across here is that even in a group of people I know, I say very little. If

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How to Build a Game #42 Learn How to Recruit Play Testers….Lots of Them

Getting your games play tested can take a long time and finding a reliable group of people willing to play your game over and over can be really tough. Due to all the various challenges of finding play testers, designers

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Is There a Designer in Every Gamer?

In episode 13 of the Whose Turn is it Podcast, the hosts were asking the question “is there was a designer in every gamer?” The hosts were of the mind that there is a designer in every gamer, but the

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What Games Mean to Me #3 Social Experience Worth Having

I am an introvert and meeting new people is not an easy exercise for me. I have a problem with coming across as aloof and disinterested. The truth is, I would prefer to skip the small talk when meeting new

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