Episode 16 – Trade Shows, Volunteering, and Prototypes

EVENT DECK: PSI Hobby Marketing, GTS Come and Play, Scythe, Jack Vassel Memorial Fund

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Volunteering at Conventions

FINAL SCORING: Stronghold Delay, Playtesting Essen Prototypes, Escaping Ireland Alive

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Episode 15 – Forums, Languages, and Essen

EVENT DECK: No more Call of Cthulhu LCG, WoTC Forums Closed, Arcane Wonders and PSI

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Printing in multiple languages and locations.

FINAL SCORING: Barnes and Nobel, Portal VLOG, Essen Essen Essen

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Episode 14 – L5R, Cult of New, and Printing Delays

EVENT DECK: FFG Acquires L5R, Deutsche Spiele Preis, BGG Spring


FINAL SCORING: Chris Schreiber, Printing Delays, Space Cadets: Away Missions – DONE!, Help us Promote

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Episode 13 – Dice Tower Network, Editing, and Essen

EVENT DECK: Dice Tower Network, Treefrog Games, Neuroshima: Convoy, Tabletopia, Hasbro and Indiegogo

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Editing rulebooks

FINAL SCORING: Essen, Essen, Essen

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Episode 12 – Gen Con Has Passed, Essen is Coming, Re-Themes 2

A few weeks late, and poor audio quality. I am sorry but we are back on track! -Ignacy

EVENT DECK: Plaid Hat and Z-Man Merge,  Essen is Coming, Star Trek Frontiers

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Publishers changing rules, themes, and components

FINAL SCORING: 504, Stronghold 2E, Golden Ages, Expansions Galore

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Episode 11 – Spiel des Jahres, Marketing Plans, Gen Con!

EVENT DECK: Spiel des Jahres, Snakes and Lattes on TV, and War of the Ring anniversary edition

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: How do you build your marketing plan for new release

FINAL SCORING: We go to Gen con!

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Episode 10 – Monopoly, Manufacturing, and Marketing

EVENT DECK: Stronghold Publishes 504, UpperDeck does Firefly, and Hollywood takes on Monopoly

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: What manufacturers to choose?

FINAL SCORING: Ignacy’s KickStarter success and Stephen moves truckloads to Gen Con


Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Episode 9 – Kickstarter Litigation, Developing Games, and Conventions! 1

EVENT DECK: Kickstarter Litigation, Wil Wheaton, Treefrog & Discworld, and Swtizerland

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Developing Games – Does the publisher know best?

FINAL SCORING: Convention season is in full swing, New Portal web-store, and an earth-shattering announcement from Stronghold?


Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Episode 8 – Origins/UK Games Expo, An Average Day, and Portalcon

EVENT DECK: Origins Game Fair, and UK Games Expo

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: An average day at Stronghold Games and Portal Games

FINAL SCORING: What’s new at Stronghold, and how was Portalcon?


Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Episode 7 – BGG.Fam, Convention Income, and a Mystery Announcement 1

EVENT DECK: BGG.Fam and the Spiel des Jahres

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Convention Income: Sales or Marketing?

FINAL SCORING: Ignacy travels to UK Games Expo and a Mysterious Origins Announcement!?


Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com