• TT#23 – It’s a MFGCast/Talking Tinkerbots Cross-over!

    http://media.blubrry.com/talkingtinkerbots/p/tinkerbotgames.com/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/Talking_Tinkerbots_Ep_23.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 45:58 — 42.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSGino and Bevan chat to Kurt from the MFGCast, a cracking podcast about tabletop and video gaming from across the Pond. In this cross-over…

  • TT#21 – New Music, Ghostel is coming and Spreading the Love!

    http://media.blubrry.com/talkingtinkerbots/p/tinkerbotgames.com/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/Talking_Tinkerbots_Ep_21.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:07 — 8.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSIn this short and sweet episode Bevan is going solo! There’s a quick set of updates of all that happening on the upcoming Ghostel…

  • Damage Orbs! (Board Games Anagrams)

    Can you figure out all 10 board game anagrams? Hey folks, how about a bit of light fun today? Below you’ll find 10 board game anagrams, how many can you solve without looking it up? (click on the anagram to…

  • Ghostel Kickstarter live date announced

    Hey folks! So things are really hotting up on the Ghostel Kickstarter campaign and I just wanted to give you guys and gals an update. So the big question is: When will we be going live? Well, the campaign itself…

  • Ghostel Design Blog 4 – Stacking the deck

    Hi all! For this week’s article, I’d like to discuss the use of variable difficulty on the human visitor cards used to occupy the ghost house. Right at the beginning of Ghostel’s development, I always intended there to be different…

  • Ghostel Design Blog 3 – The Phobias

    This week I thought I’d look at one of the more thematic elements of Ghostel; the Phobias. Update: Since the writing of this blog, the Phobias have been renamed as scare tactics. The Phobias started as an evolution of the…

  • Ghostel Design Blog 2 – Scoring Big

    This week I’d like to look at the mechanics used for scoring points. For those who haven’t had a go at Ghostel, players roll dice at the start of each night to determine how scary they are. The players then…

  • Is Tabletopia the future of tabletop gaming?

    Some exciting news from the world of tabletop gaming. A new digital board game client has come onto the scene, boasting all manner of features and a slick 3D presentation as of yet unseen in the industry.

  • Break the Block

    Hi folks! So last week I posted an update which included my unfortunate realisation that at some point in the last few months I’d hit something all designers dread; Writer’s Block. Now this really sucked, but I was super lucky…