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Fund It Friday! December 2nd

Published on December 2nd, 2016 | by Nicole Jekich

Brrr, there’s a chill in the air! It is December already and we’re looking forward to the winter months of cozy board game nights. These are some of the few and final Kickstarter campaigns you’ll see in [&hellip... Read More

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Fund It Friday: November 25th

Published on November 25th, 2016 | by Nicole Jekich

Post-Turkey Edition If you celebrate Thanksgiving, we hope you enjoyed the day with family, friends and a few games. Mmmm, I’m still in my turkey day food coma. Thankfully looking through the latest Kickstarter games doesn’t require [&hellip... Read More


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Designer Diary: Power Struggle

Published on November 19th, 2016 | by Luke Turpeinen

I wanted to design a game where everyone was a traitor, and the point was to figure out which player was which traitor- while not relying solely on a social deduction mechanic. I wanted the game to also be an interesting card game in its own right, outside of the social element... Read More

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Fund It Friday! November 18th

Published on November 18th, 2016 | by Nicole Jekich

Brrr…it’s chilly! Thanksgiving is just a week away and we’re looking forward to stuffing our faces with homemade foods and sitting down with friends for a weekend of gaming and staying inside (no Black Friday shopping [&hellip... Read More

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Fund It Friday November 11

Fund It Friday! November 11th

Published on November 11th, 2016 | by Nicole Jekich

Well needless to say that for us in the US this has been a tough week. As Across The Board Games we support an inclusive gaming community- one that welcomes people of color, immigrants, LGBTQ, women and [&hellip... Read More


How To Generate Names For Your Game

Published on November 7th, 2016 | by Luke Turpeinen

Language is going to be a reader's first introduction to your world and its denizens. Having an internally consistent naming language defines your canon in a simple and direct way... Read More

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Fund It Weekend! Kickstarters & Extra Life

Published on November 5th, 2016 | by Nicole Jekich

We’re looking forward to a weekend of playing games and getting caught up on Kickstarters. We’ll also tune into our fellow gamer friends raising money for the annual Extra Life event benefiting Children’s Hospital. This live streamed [&hellip... Read More

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Fund It…Tuesday! Returning Creators

Published on November 1st, 2016 | by Nicole Jekich

Okay so Fund It Tuesday doesn’t have the same, wonderful alliteration ring to it that we’re used to for our weekly Kickstarter articles; however, after a 2 week hiatus of games and writing in order to [&hellip... Read More


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Enchanted by Alara part 1

Published on October 15th, 2016 | by Nicole Jekich

My Magic the Gathering Story College was a bright period of awakening and discovery in my life. Already a lover of fine art, cartoons and games, I moved to Seattle in 2006 and started art school bright-eyed, bushy-tailed with the [&hellip... Read More

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