The eleventh Birmingham Boardgame Bash will be on this Saturday 9th November at the Meeple Mayhem boardgame cafe. This time we have a half dozen of local designers. Nicki Lloyd, designer of Immortality will be back with the second game in his planned trilogy. Jim Heru, is returning with Heroes of Owre, a 2-5 player dungeon adventure game. Play... Continue Reading →
The Kickstarter for Solar Storm, designed by Ayden Lowther and published by Dranda Games, has now finished. It raised a whopping £68k (1166% of the target) from 2,896 backers! The game can still be preordered and is scheduled to be delivered to backers in May 2020.
https://vimeo.com/364385440 Date: 30/09/19 Venue: Meeple Mayhem, Birmingham Resource provider: Panda Game Manufacturing Judges: Richard Denning, Jane Denning Prize support: ASK Games Winning Design: Save the Panda We all know pandas are not particularly interested in staying alive. Players are caretakers of a little, daring panda. The goal is to keep the panda alive and... Continue Reading →
The tenth Birmingham Boardgame Bash will be on this Saturday 14th September at the Meeple Mayhem boardgame cafe. We're very pleased to have Ayden Lowther with his current Kickstarter hit Solar Storm, plus two other returning designers, and two who are new to the Bash. From afar... David Newton, the designer of Temp Worker Assassins, is bringing Petty Cash Thieves,... Continue Reading →
Okay, so it's not quite a game by a Birmingham designer. However, I've been involved in developing this game over the past year, including demoing it at the Spiel and UK Games Expo and helping out with the current Kickstarter. Saigon 75 is a moderate complexity two-player, highly asymmetrical game on the Vietnamese War. The... Continue Reading →
Congratulations to Dranda Games for the successful funding of Solar Storm, their first Kickstarter, in only 5 hours! As I write this, the campaign has already passed the first two Stretch goals. Please check out the game on Kickstarter. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/drandagames/solar-storm-work-together-or-die-alone/description
I've made a couple of posts recently about Kickstarter campaigns associated with Birmingham Game Designers, so I'd like to provide an update about them, as well as some other related news. First of all, congratulations to Tom Lovewell of Redwell Games on the successful funding of his Kickstarter campaign for Six Gun Showdown! Secondly, Birmingham... Continue Reading →
Six Gun Showdown, designed by Tom Lovewell of Redwell Games, and which featured at the Birmingham Boardgame Bash 8, is now in the last 48 hours of its Kickstarter campaign. Please check it out at this link!