Tim Maddams can't make it to the Bash this Saturday 18th, but Danny Tucker has stepped into the breach with Caladium - Honour in Blood: Caladium is a fantasy-based PVP strategy fighting game where players test their wits and skills in a arena fighting in teams or alone. Caladium was born from a brainwave Danny... Continue Reading →
The twelfth Birmingham Boardgame Bash, on Saturday 18th January at the Meeple Mayhem boardgame cafe, will feature a great line up of games by designers from near and far. Paul Spencer, designer of Nothing to Declare, will be bringing Overstocked, a spacial card laying game with a focus on interactive scoring. In the game you're stocking your... Continue Reading →
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.
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 →