We're chuffed that Andy Hopwood has won yet another award from the UK Games Expo to add to his already overburdened awards shelf. This time his latest game, Daring Dustbunnies, has won the judges award for Best New Family Game 2021. Together with Mijnlieff - his 2010 UKGE winner for Best Abstract Game - and... Continue Reading →
Today, the Kickstarter campaign for the Deckchairs on the Titanic was launched and will run for another 22 days. Deckchairs on the Titanic is a fast-moving, highly interactive board game with a healthy dose of ruthlessness required for victory! It is for 2-4 players and has a playing time of 15-30 minutes. It has been... Continue Reading →
Designing board and other tabletop games is a lengthy and involved process. So we can't talk about 2021 without looking back on 2020. First of all, we'd like to celebrate the games published by Birmingham game designers in the past year. These include: Solar Storm (Dranda Games) by Ayden Lowther This War Without an Enemy... Continue Reading →
Fox on the Run is a competitive game for 2 to 4 players designed by Salvo Guastella, one of the most active members of Birmingham Game Designers. There are two factions, Foxes and Guardians, each with a different winning condition and made of characters with unique traits. All characters have a special ability to use... Continue Reading →
Houses of Knowledge is a 2 to 4-player game, set collection game in which players take the role of museum curators. Designed by Thibaut Dévigne and published under his own Two Red Squares label, it has featured twice at the Birmingham Boardgame Bash. The Kickstarter campaign began earlier today and will run until 30th April.
The Kickstarter for Nightlancer has now finished after a 30-day campaign. It gathered an impressive £16,400 - 205% funded - from 304 backers! Three stretch goals were unlocked. The games will be delivered to backers in December of this year.
Here's a round up of interviews with me - Scott Moore, the designer of This War Without an Enemy - and other content that have appeared on blogs, Websites and Youtube over the past couple of months. Videos: Preview: This War Without an Enemy from Nuts! Publishing - The Players' Aid Entrevista: Scott Moore - Espinete Wargamero... Continue Reading →
Unfortunately both of these events are now cancelled due to the mandatory closure of Meeple Mayhem. We apologise for the inconvenience but hope to bring you all of the things below at another time. On behalf of all the Birmingham Board Game Designers I would like to wish you all the best at this difficult... Continue Reading →
Nightlancer, the cyperpunk board game set in the Britain of 2099 and designed by Joseph Norris, launched on Kickstarter earlier today. After only 9 hours it has reached over 110 backers and is more than 60% funded. Joe is based in Oxford, but has been a member and keen supporter of Birmingham Game Designers since... Continue Reading →