The Mystery Box Game Jam 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 →

Birmingham Boardgame Bash 10

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 →

Saigon 75 on Kickstarter

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 →

Kickstarter news

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 →

Daring Dustbunnies live on Kickstarter!

The Kickstarter campaign for Daring Dustbunnies by local designer Andy Hopwood went live earlier today! Whether you are a first rate fluffomancer or just fancy some fun, then check out the details on the Kickstarter page and consider pledging for a copy.

Birmingham Boardgame Bash 9

The ninth Birmingham Boardgame Bash will be on Saturday 13th July, hosted by the Meeple Mayhem boardgame cafe. Three designers new to the Bash will be joined by four regulars. Those from afar… David Newton, the designer of Temp Worker Assassins, is bringing Petty Cash Thieves, a resource management, worker placement game set in a fantasy market... Continue Reading →

Birmingham Boardgame Bash 8

The eighth installment of the Birmingham Boardgame Bash will take place at the Meeple Mayhem boardgame cafe from midday on Saturday 18th May. We have a roster of both familiar and new designers bringing their games for you to try out. Those from afar… James Naylor  was not able to make it to BBB7, but will be... Continue Reading →

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