More than three years ago I started working on a game called “W – The Board Game“, centered around the US presidential elections of 2000 and 2004. The idea simply came to me one morning, so I wrote down the core mechanics of the game in about two hours and for the next three weeks… Read More The art of knowing when to give up
Simurgh was the first game ever picked up by NSKN Games after a pitch, and it is the first ever project in which we had to work with a designer who was not part of NSKN Games. It all started at the Nurnberg Toy Fair back in 2013. It was our first appearance at a… Read More A dragon’s tale (Part 1)
Last Friday the NSKN Games team made a little trip to Kraków. Although it’s a beautiful city, our mission there was not to marvel at all its wonders, but to see what is up with the production of Mistfall – our newest successful Kickstarter. And the news are good. Nowadays, more than 90% of Kickstarter… Read More The Mists will fall sooner…
The topic of Kickstarter projects being delivered late comes back to me every few weeks. Talking to other gamers, reading content on BoardGameGeek, or listening to a podcast, I encounter yet another story of a game, an expansion, a box of miniatures or wargaming terrain being just late – or horribly late. In fact, a… Read More The NSKN Method
Yes, our next board game is all about breeding dragons! We’ve been quite busy this year with two successful Kickstarter projects (Exodus & Mistfall), but we have been working in the background to finalize a project we’ve been long dreaming of… If you played Hyperborea and loved it, you must know that Pierluca Zizzi is… Read More Don’t you want to breed dragons?