Episode 34 – Sell Outs, Full Time, and Delays

** Rob Daviau’s new company is called Restoration Games

 

EVENT DECK: Gen Con Sell Outs, Dice Tower Live Show, Hobby Market Growth

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: What made you decide to go full time?

FINAL SCORING: Gen Con Reports, Mars is Delayed, More New Stronghold

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com


Episode 33 – Monopoly, Q&A, and The Hotness

EVENT DECK: SdJ Winners, Asmodee buys F2Z, Target Exclusives

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Questions and Answers

FINAL SCORING: Cry Havoc 2nd Printing, Fog of War, Terrraforming Mars, Dice Tower Live Show, Gen Con Preparations

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com


Episode 32 – Time, Q&A, and 2Fs

EVENT DECK: Time Magazine, Gen Con, Doomtown Canceled, Board Game Tables, Dice Tower Awards

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Questions and Answers

FINAL SCORING: Portal Games on Autopilot, Stronghold and 2F-Spiele, Ignacy’s Road Trip

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com


Episode 31 – Origins, Artwork, and Travels

EVENT DECK: Origins Growth, Origins Awards, Indie Boards and Cards and Action Phase Games Merger, Preferred Retailer Programs

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Names and Trademarks, Budgeting for Artwork, Does nationality matter?

FINAL SCORING: Ignacy tours the US, Dice Tower Con, Stronghold Launch Kits, Stronghold MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com


Episode 30 – Lawsuits, Contracts, and Conventions

EVENT DECK: Spiel Nominees, Cloning Lawsuits, Twilight Creations, Origins Releases

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Game Designer Contracts

FINAL SCORING: Pionek, Portalkon, EURO 2016, BGG.Con Spring, Origins

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com


Episode 29 – Judges, Q&A, and Releases!

EVENT DECK: Dark Souls, Dice Tower Awards, This War of Mine, Tokoyo Game Market, Magic Judges

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Questions and Answers

FINAL SCORING: Cry Havoc in print, Kraftwagen, Fog of War, Dragon and Flagon, 51st State street date!

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com


Episode 28 – Demo Copies, Licensing, and Street Dates

EVENT DECK: PAX East, Dark Souls Kickstarter, Charterstone, Barnes & Noble, Iello Policy, Demo Copies, Origins Awards Nominations, Tabletop Announcement

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Licensing and Sublicensing

FINAL SCORING: Closing 51st State Pre-Orders, New Releases May 25th… and More!

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com


Episode 27 – Live From the Gathering of Friends

Ignacy and Stephen were at the Gathering of Friends this past week so they recorded live with our sound engineer, Gil Hova! This show is a bit different, so sit back, relax, and listen to the boys tell you about all the great things they saw at the Gathering.

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com


Episode 26 – Distribution, Self-publishing, and Pre-orders 1

EVENT DECK: Golden Geek Winners, GAMA Announcements, Asmodee NA Policy

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Self Publishing – Shipping and Preparedness

FINAL SCORING: Pre-orders, streaming Stronghold from the Gathering

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com


Episode 25 – Leaked Announcements, Reprints, and GAMA

EVENT DECK: Golden Geek Nominations,  Leaked Announcements, ICv2 Top Ten, Market Growth

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: When do you decide to reprint?

FINAL SCORING: GAMA Trade Show, New Releases

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com