We’ve discussed lately about the circuit of money in the hobby industry and the margins of each party involved, from publishers to distributors and to retailers. But there’s a lot more to be said about how the hobby industry is trying to get itself established as a relevant market. Today, let’s talk about Minimum Advertising… Read More Let’s talk about money… again: MAP
During the last few weeks I’ve been spending a lot of my gaming time with Descent. Specifically, with its app-driven cooperative variant, which turned out to be both a blast, and a possible peek into the future of tabletop gaming.
AEG has recently announced that Doomtown Reloaded, their LCG-style card game, will be ending its run upon completing the current expansion cycle. It’s a sad time for all fans of the game. So, why am I overjoyed?
Do you remember that game you played as a kid? The most awesome game ever? The one game you would like to play again, but you can’t because the copy you played wasn’t yours? Or maybe it actually was your copy, but your parents threw it away while cleaning the attic, and now you have… Read More Age of Reprint
Expanding games is a bit tricky. A very good game can be lessened by an expansion that destroys its balance, its flow, or its overall feel. A solid but imperfect design can be either improved, or made worse, depending on whether its flaws are tackled, or ignored. And the perception of any game can be… Read More Expanding Fears