Are we about to ruin our board game with this idea?

Some of you may already know that the three of us are working on Ghostel. It’s Bevan’s design but Me and Tony are helping him out with development. We’re getting ready for the Kickstarter campaign and got onto the subject of this blog post: Game Art So naturally, with 3 people working on a project you’re eventually […]

TT #15 – Exciting News and Interviews: Tabletop Day Special (Hi Steve!) Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:02:52 — 57.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSIn episode 15 of Talking Tinkerbots: 0:24 – Finding Tony 1:02 – Follow-up: Luck in board games 5:08 – Why tweets are 140 characters 14:48 – Exciting news! 21:35 – Tabletop Day 25:10 – More things speeled wrong 26:25 […]

TT #14 – Luck in Board Games and a BIG SCARY Announcement Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:24 — 35.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSIn episode 14 of Talking Tinkerbots: 1.00 – The best method ever for picking a topic 2:08 – Luck in Board Games 23:45 – Ghostel!

Oh My Gods! – Reviewed by Bevan Clatworthy

POSITIVES A light game with more depth of strategy than you would expect in a small game Tight and efficient mechanics mean no holes in the rules, smooth gameplay easy learning NEGATIVES Some god cards are more powerful than others, so a rare bad draw may leave you behind the other players The artwork has […]

TT #13 – Aether Magic: An interview with Jeff and Lee of Happy Mitten Games (inc the Jumanji Question!) Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:12:50 — 66.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSIn episode 13 of Talking Tinkerbots Gino and Bevan interview Jeff and Lee from Happy Mitten Games about their experiences so far in their Kickstarter campaign Aether Magic. We discuss: A secret campaign update! Hear it here first! Asking […]

TT #12 – Sorry Huw, Being on The Dice Tower and a Board Game Cafe Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:40 — 30.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSIn episode 12 of Talking Tinkerbots: 0:30 – Feedback and follow-up about The Game Crafter’s Crowd Sales system 7:15 – We were on The Dice Tower! 8:40 – Sorry Huw… 9:45 – Tony’s Board Game Magic Moment 11:50 – Tinkerbot […]

TT #11 – Crowd Sales, UK Games Expo, The 5×12 Challenge and a baby! Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:12 — 27.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSIn episode 11 of Talking Tinkerbots: 0:32 – Bevan’s board game magic moment 5:30 – Crowd Sales from The Game Crafter 21:15 – UK Games Expo! 22:20 – Meeting people in real life 24:20 – Jamie’s blog about podcast 25:47 – The Tinkerbots […]

Bevan’s Top 8 games of 2014

Picture credit: Grublin Games

2014 was a great year for games, and I was very lucky to get a chance to play A LOT of games. Some were great, some were terrible, and some just went past with nary a blip on the Game-O-Radar. Since it’s a new year though, I’d like to start on a positive, hence my […]

TT #9 Xmas Special – Tinker Tactics (Free Microgame!), The Board Game Quiz, Xmas Games and Top Contributors of 2014 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:06:03 — 60.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSIn episode 9 of Talking Tinkerbots: 1:45 – Bevan recommends games to play at Christmas 12:40 – Gino explains the Camel Up/Cup thing 20:15 – Christmas Boardgame Quiz 40:20 – Tinker Tactics (Free Microgame!) 50:30 – Top Contributors to the […]