Browsing the "Opinion" Tag

Time Vault- May 1995

February 10th, 2016 | by Luke Turpeinen

Where I read InQuest #1 I was ten years old in the summer of 1995. Ten years old, and living [&hellip


Board Games & Word Problems

June 5th, 2015 | by Luke Turpeinen

Board game designers face a lot of the same challenges that math instructors face in schools. We have this cool little mechanical puzzle that we think is really neat- but how do you get others to also think it's really neat


Boards Games on NBC Nightly News…Kinda

March 13th, 2015 | by Across the Board Games Staff

I would have liked it if they had mentioned anything about the absolute explosion of games from companies not owned by Hasbro, or anything about the recent surge in indie game companies


How to Make an Impression

March 11th, 2015 | by Nicole Jekich

Trying to get noticed as a first time game designer is difficult. Here are a couple notable things that indie game desingers have done that grabbed our attention


The Evolution of Brick & Mortar

February 4th, 2015 | by Luke Turpeinen

Last week I posted about the game cafe. This week I'll be reviewing two different game store/cafe combos, and talking about their strengths and weaknesses


In Favor Of The Board Game Cafe

January 26th, 2015 | by Luke Turpeinen

People want to support local business, but those Amazon 30% discounts and Super Saver shipping start to look pretty good pretty quickly. So what is a consumer supposed to do


What Makes Great Art in Games

January 12th, 2015 | by Nicole Jekich

I want to share why certain board game art stands out from the rest for me. I have also included a couple designer tips that might help you to produce art for your game


Presents to My Future Self

January 5th, 2015 | by Nicole Jekich

This year we had a very merry Kickstartermas, and I hope we will be able to continue this new holiday tradition into the future



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