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


Episode 19 – Z-Man, Websites, and Holidays

EVENT DECK: Asmodee Distribution Changes, Zev leaves Z-Man

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Publisher Websites, or BGG?

FINAL SCORING: Happy Holidays! Look for awesome announcements in Jan 2016!

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com


Episode 18 – Gen Con, Street Dates, and New Games

EVENT DECK: : Gen Con is Growing, FFG goes Trivia, and BGG Needs Money

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: How do street dates work?

FINAL SCORING: Stronghold and Rattle, Battle still not available in Poland, Stronghold to print Village, New games in Q2 2016 from both companies.

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com


Episode 17 – Thematics, Crisis, and BGG.Con

EVENT DECK: : AEG Sells 7th Seas, Hasbro Announces 9% Growth, Star Wars: Rebellion

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Stronghold 2nd Edition – Handling a Crisis

FINAL SCORING: Metatopia, Too many games in 2016, BGG.Con, 12 Chirstmas releases for Poland

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com