TT #16 – We’ve got chemistry with John Coveyou!

The tinkerbots interview featured guest John Coveyou. John is a successful board game designer and kickstarter campaign runner! He shares with us some excellent insights into running a crowdfunding campaign as well as design tips so if you’re one day hoping to have your game on a shelf in your friendly local gaming shop, keep listening!

Including discussions on:

– Science themed games
– Using long words
– Funding really quickly
– Building buzz in preparation for launch
– Gambling with the funding goal
– Crafting a tailored pitch
– Picking reviewers

For a full transcript of this episode, click here.

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Links!

Ion: The Compound Building Game – http://kck.st/1NT7DhM
Our review of Ion – http://tinkerbotgames.com/ion-review
John’s other games – http://gotgeniusgames.com/
John on twitter – @JohnCoveyou

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Our Free Micro Game – Tinker Tactics!
Main Page – http://tinkerbotgames.com/portfolio/tinkertactics/
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