• TT #18 – Hate Mail, Bananas & Interviewing Cool People

    http://media.blubrry.com/talkingtinkerbots/p/tinkerbotgames.com/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/Talking_Tinkerbots_Ep_18.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:28 — 48.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS0:08 – We read out hate mail 2:40 – Tiger-grrs 3:30 – Bananas 7:15 – The UK Games Expo review 20:00 – XCOM competition…

  • Chaos Unpub on 25th April 2015

    Hey folks! Next week Tinkerbot Games will be attending the Chaos Unpub event in Sutton Benger, Wiltshire. Run by games designer Miles Radcliffe (of Chaos Publishing) and writer David Inker, this promises to give many designers a fantastic opportunity to…

  • 5th Street Games declares bankruptcy

    So last week I got the sad news that 5th Street Games has had to file for Bankruptcy. As a big user of Kickstarter for funding their game production, this has led to several projects entering the zone of no fulfilment.…

  • A first look at Wyrm Farm and making a game fun

    Hi folks! By now you’ve probably guessed I like a board game or two, and if you’re reading this you also know we at Tinkerbots are aspiring to become published game designers ourselves. We have a couple of titles getting…

  • A trip to the Thirsty Meeple!

    This weekend I celebrated my 31st rotation of the Sun on this little blue-green planet of ours, and to make it special me and a few friends visited one of the first board game cafes in the UK, Thirsty Meeples…

  • A Trivial Christmas Pursuit

    Christmas 2014 may be a rapidly dwindling memory, but even during this break from work  I was still presented with a learning opportunity for board game design.

  • The 2015 Tinkerbots 5×12 Challenge

      Last year we had the 10×10 Board Game Challenge. The challenge was to pick 10 board games you want to play more of, and over the year 2014 play those games 10 times each. The purpose of the challenge…