Yearly Archives: 2015

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 –

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 –

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 –

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 –

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 –

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

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 –

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 –

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 –