S4E1 – Rob Daviau, Emma Larkins and Matt Leacock

https://media.blubrry.com/talkingtinkerbots/p/tinkerbotgames.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/S04E01-Talking-Tinkerbots.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download () | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSRob Daviau, Emma Larkins & Matt Leacock – Game Design & Pitching Panel Discussion Join host Gino from Tinkerbot Games as we hear from our panel of board game design experts as they share their insights and experiences about designing and pitching […]

Happy Halloween – Spot The 10 Scary Things!

Happy Halloween everyone! For a bit of halloween fun, can you find all 10 of the spooky things hiding on the Ghostel box cover? Click the image to download a high-res version of the file and see if you can find: All Four Ghosts A Snake A Doll A Clown Face Three Spiders  

Tinkerbot Games presents the UK Games Expo Game Design Hackathon 2018!

Today Tinkerbot Games and UK Games Expo announce the launch of the 24hr Game Design Hackathon Event happening live at the UK Games Expo 2018. This event is being run by Tinkerbot Games who felt that the UKGE should have a fun design event for aspiring game designers to take part in. It’s being sponsored […]

Ghostel Top 10 Family Game Celebration Sale!

To celebrate Ghostel being named in The Dice Tower’s Top 10 Family Games of 2017 by Tom Vasel, Tinkerbot Games are going to run a sale from now until the end of January! You can get Ghostel for a discounted price of £29 with FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE. So if you have a bit of Christmas […]

Tinkerbot Games are launching the Helperbots Network!

Howdy! If you’re reading this, you’ve made the first step to becoming a Helperbot. The helperbots are a group of like-minded board gamers looking to join our little community and help out with play testing, conventions and other promotional work. Each time we have something exciting to do, the Helperbots will be offered a chance […]

The Best Board Game Video Ever?

Greg Cornell has just released quite possible the most amazing board game video ever. It’s about Ghostel, so I might be slightly biased, but check it out! It’s stop motion and truly brilliant. The stop-motion ghosts …. just watch. (Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEMkEZMzsJs&feature=youtu.be&a=)    

399 Days of a Kickstarter Campaign – A Ghost Story

This infographic may be useful to people planning a board game Kickstarter campaign. For everyone else it’s an interesting look at the timeline for fulfilling a campaign like ours. On January 26th 2016 we launched the Kickstarter Campaign to produce our game Ghostel. We set ourselves a deadline of fulfilling all pledges by the end […]

Ghostel Expansion: Trick or Treaters, Families, Basements and New Ghosts

I was wrong. So very, very wrong. You see, after the campaign for Ghostel had ended, we at Tinkerbot Games had a sit-down and decided on what we should do next as a company. Bevan felt like we should expand Ghostel, offer new and exciting ways for players to enjoy the game, and add more […]

Ghostel Wins Family Silver Award 2017

Today the Imagination Games (IG) Awards were released and we’re very proud to announce that Ghostel was awarded a Silver Award for Family Games. Imagination Games used the following criteria for the Family Game category:   The key element of a good “family” game for us, is that everyone can play it… with everyone else… […]

Post-Expo Breakdown for Small Exhibitors

Overview Tinkerbot Games is a small publisher with 3 members, none of whom work full time for the company. Everything we do is evenings and weekends. This year (2017) we had our first proper stand at the UK’s biggest board game convention, the UK Games Expo in the NEC in Birmingham. The following information is […]