Reputedly once said by Raymond Chandler, a writer can seek inspiration by rummaging by other writers’ desks, when they are not home. But how does a game designer find inspiration to theme their game? Let’s take a closer look.
The Paladin Card Protection project has just finished on Kickstarter, with a whopping sum of over 140 thousand dollars. Still a little worn out after the wild ride of the final 72 hours, I want to share with you what the experience has been overall.
“A great game should be able to defend itself even if it’s made of two pencils and a sheet of paper”, I was told a few years ago by a game buddy. I agree with one caveat: defending oneself is very different from being successful.
As you may know, we are in the process of launching Paladin Card Protection, our own brand of premium card sleeves. As the Kickstarter project is still up – being over 280% funded with 9 days still to go – we are gathering data from backers and Board Game Geek users about games you simply… Read More Paladin Card Protection: Make the Impossible Sleeve Possible!
Barely two days ago I talked about our new Kickstarter project. As Paladin Card Protection is getting closer and closer to being fully funded, I’d like to show you a few of the videos our backers asked us to film. Be advised, their content may be too much for the faint of heart.
If you’ve been following the NSKN Games Blog, then you know I have been talking about protecting your games from the regular wear and tear. Talking, however, is not really enough. Together with the rest of the NSKN Team we also wanted to actually do something, and so, Paladin Card Protection was born. Step right up,… Read More The Paladin will protect your cards!
It’s been a while since a new title with my name on it hit the shelves of board game stores. Expansions aside, my last published board game was Versailles in 2014. I have stated many times that publishing turns out to be challenging enough so that I can no longer dedicate time to board game… Read More Back to the drawing board
Last time I talked a bit about different ways to store your games, as well as about some basics of sleeving. Today it’s time to give you my personal sleeving flowchart, and a bit of a story about a carpet. Yes, a carpet.
If you’ve been following the NSKN Games Blog for some time, you might have noticed that we have had a tradition of going to a county retreat every year after Essen to play some new games. Last week we found a completely new use for the same great location.
If you’re a gamer, chances are that you have a collection of games, including at least some titles you like playing on a regular basis. Since games are things made primarily of cardboard and paper, they suffer wear and tear. Here’s a short list of ideas how to make your games last longer – and… Read More Protecting your Treasures, Part 1