Birmingham Boardgame Bash 4

The fourth Birmingham Boardgame Bash will take place this Saturday 16th September from midday at Meeple Mayhem. The designers who will be attending are: Those from afar… Joseph Norris, the designer of Nightlancer and owner of Adversity Games, will be returning to the Bash with Arachnida, a strategy game for 2-6 players. Guide your spider breed... Continue Reading →

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The Ultimate Challenge

There are few things harder than compressing the entirety of human history into a video game, and one of them is compressing it into a board game. An example of this is A New Dawn, the latest board game adaptation of the epic Civilization series. In order to meet the Ultimate Challenge, the designers had made... Continue Reading →

Immortality is funded!

Congratulations to Birmingham Designer Nicki Lloyd - his game Immortality has been funded on Kickstarter after only 1 week! If you'd like to back the game and help it to achieve a stretch goal then follow this link.

Tinmates Preview

Local designer Simon Milburn will be bringing his game Tinmates to Birmingham Boardgame Bash 3 at Meeple Mayhem this Saturday 16th June. Here is a short preview: Simon has been interested in designing games since 2007, but started seriously designing games in 2015. In the last 18 months Simon has joined forces with a couple of friends to form... Continue Reading →

My First Stand (for Dummies)

At this year's UK Games Expo (UKGE) I, for the first time, booked a stand in the trade hall to demo my board game prototype. I had a great time and would like to share the things I learnt in this article. The advice is aimed at indie game designers like myself who are thinking about having... Continue Reading →

Stranded Spacecraft Preview

Local designer Ayden Lowther will be bringing Stranded Spacecraft to Birmingham Boardgame Bash 3 at Meeple Mayhem on 16th June. Here is a short preview from Ayden himself: My name is Ayden Lowther and I am the designer of Stranded Spacecraft. I started playing board games about 8 years ago and I’ve been a heavy addict ever since. I’ve... Continue Reading →

Birmingham Designer Campaigns Underway

Immortality, the game of Greek mythology from Birmingham Designer Nicki Lloyd, began its Kickstarter campaign on 1st June and has almost reached 10% of its target of £9,000. If you missed the game at the UK Games Expo, then can try it out at Birmingham Boardgame Bash 3 on 16th June and at Birmingham Designers at Geek Retreat on 24th June.... Continue Reading →

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