Great games and good eating for December

December always brings me fond memories of hours playing board games with my family, sometimes falling out, often going over the allowability of certain two-letter words in scrabble that certain family members insist on playing – you know who you are! I can’t promise the suggestions here will stop any falling out but they should […]

Tinkerbot Games Announce Ghostel Reprint

Tinkerbot Games are very pleased to announce that the first print run of Ghostel has been so successful, demand has risen above production. As a result, a brand new print run has been ordered from WinGo Games.

TT#24 – Ghostel is ALIVE! (on Kickstarter now!) Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:42 — 1.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSGhostel is live on Kickstarter right now!

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 reveal the answer)

Get Your Face In Ghostel Winners Announced!

The Winners Have Been Picked! Yes, that’s right! Do you remember this competition we ran? The one about getting your face into a game? Well here are the winners! What was the plan? Here at Tinkerbot Games we’re currently on the earliest stages of artwork with our artist Tyler Johnson for our board game Ghostel. We’re going to have […]

TT #19 – A MONSTROUS interview with Kim Brebach Play in new window | Download (Duration: 50:19 — 46.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSIn this episode Gino interviews Kim Brebach about his Kickstarter campaign for tactical dexterity game MONSTROUS. Take a listen if you’re interested in commissioning artwork, making critical funding decisions and more lessons about running a successful campaign.

TT #17 – UK Games Expo Advice, XCOM Giveaway, Funky Dice & We Do a Video Review Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:08 — 32.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS1:50 – A transcript of our interview with John Coveyou for a deaf follower (Thanks Terrance) 3:00 – Banana Banana Banana 6:20 – Gino is betrayed by Bevan and Tony 7:15 – Tips and advice for the UK Games Expo […]

[TRANSCRIPT] Talking Tinkerbots #16 – We’ve got chemistry with John Coveyou!

  In episode 16 of our podcast we had a great discussion with game designer John Coveyou about how he successfully funded his 3rd Kickstarter campaign in under 24 hours. We were contacted by someone who was interested in knowing what John had to say but couldn’t hear the podcast because they were deaf. Thankfully […]

Chaos Unpub – Tinkerbot Review

Bevan’s Bit Last weekend myself and the rest of Tinkerbot Towers were lucky enough to attend a board and card game design event known as Chaos Unpub (check here for more details). We got the chance to meet many great designers and play-testers, show off a few of our own designs and check out the […]