Yearly Archives: 2016


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


Episode 24 – Golden Geeks, More or Less, and Stephen Lies

EVENT DECK: PieFace wins Game of the Year, Crash Games Joins Geek Chic, Barnes and Noble Casual Game Gathering, Golden Geek Awards

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Publishing More or Less

FINAL SCORING: Finishing 51st State, Ignacy Hates First Martians, Stronghold to Release 17 New Titles.

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com


Episode 23 – New Partners, Post-Kickstarter, and Working Vacations

EVENT DECK: Stronghold Partners with Eggertspiele, Zev joins WizKids, CMON Fundraising, Hasbro courting Mattel, Superbowl Ads

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Finding a Publisher after Kickstarter

FINAL SCORING: Working vacations, NY Toy Fair

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com


Episode 22 – Distributors, Miniatures, and Trade Shows

EVENT DECK: PortalCon Announcements, Asmodee buys Enigma, Z-Man drops exclusivity

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Miniatures Production

FINAL SCORING: Trade Show Prep, New Games

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com