It's our anniversary! The sixth Birmingham Boardgame Bash will take place on Saturday 9th February, just over a year after our first ever event. The venue is, as always, the Meeple Mayhem boardgame cafe. Andy Lefter will be coming from down south, on this way back home to up north. The rest of the designers will be... Continue Reading →
The fifth Birmingham Boardgame Bash will take place on Saturday 17th November from midday at Meeple Mayhem. This time, we have new faces Danny Tucker and Tom Lovewell, as well as returning designers with new games to playtest. Those from afar… Tom Lovewell of Redwell games will dazzle us with Ka-Zing, a spell casting card game for 1-5 people,... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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.
Birmingham Designer Nicki Lloyd's game Immortality has been relaunched on Kickstarter at a new lower price of only £20!
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 →
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 →
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 →