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 […]

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!)

http://media.blubrry.com/talkingtinkerbots/tinkerbotgames.com/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/Talking_Tinkerbots_Ep_24.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:42 — 1.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSGhostel is live on Kickstarter right now! https://www.tinkerbotgames.com/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 reveal the answer)

The 3 Distinct Stages of Prototyping

When I started working on my first design I made a monumental cock up and, after speaking to other designers, I’ve discovered I’m not alone in this. Prototyping. It’s really easy to get excited by your first design and you want to get stuck in as soon as possible. You know it’s going to need […]

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

http://media.blubrry.com/talkingtinkerbots/tinkerbotgames.com/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/Talking_Tinkerbots_Ep_19.mp3Podcast: 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.

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 […]

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

http://media.blubrry.com/talkingtinkerbots/tinkerbotgames.com/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/Talking_Tinkerbots_Ep_16.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:19 — 47.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSThe 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 […]