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March 26, 2016 2 comments

Since a lot of people ask when will Roadtrip! be available to purchase, last week I started a short series of posts about the process of taking the game from playtest to publication. It’s not all fun and design! Even an engaging game with nice graphics does not guarantee success. This I know. So, while I’m still updating components…

November 4, 2015 No comments exist

What a week it’s been! I’ve run another playtest, printed out a new version of the board, and tomorrow, I’m on the road to Metatopia in Morristown, NJ! Metatopia Besides some great panels and an infinite amount of schmoozing with fellow designers, here’s my Roadtrip! playtest schedule: Friday 11am-1pm (B134) Friday 4pm-6pm (B214) Saturday 11am-1pm…

October 25, 2015 No comments exist

Another week gone – new cards, two more playtests, a new game board design, and my Tips & Tricks from a Female GM article done! The New Game Board Graphics After taking into consideration the thoughtful suggestions from my playtesters, here is a sneak peak at the new game board graphic. I’m still adjusting and…

August 30, 2015 1 comment

I’ve only one word for you: Playtests! Ok, maybe I’ve got two words for you: Playtests and Options. Really, maybe one more word: Tightening. Essentially that’s the essence of this past two weeks. Roadtrip! remains the same at it’s core; playtests continue to be successful, ‘Fun!’ as most describe it. But, I have been up…

August 15, 2015 1 comment

A day late! But it has been a busy week… Another Playtest Event Completed! Last Thursday night I stopped by the Tabletop Thursday Game Designer Night at Hotel Durant in Berkeley, sponsored by Games of Berkeley. It was a blast and I met some great people and some fledgling designers like myself. I got two playtests…

August 8, 2015 No comments exist

I’m back! My sanity has been, at least, partially restored. And I’d like to thank those who braved my first semi-blind playtests of Roadtrip! Gencon 2015 Roadtrip! Playtest Results I ran six introductory games, five of which were in Double Exposure’s First Exposure Playtest Hall. My experience with the FEPH was wonderful, primarily because, as a…

July 31, 2015 No comments exist

On the Road at GenCon! Hello from Indianapolis! Here’a a quick note and a few shots from the midst of the madness that is GenCon… Roadtrip! Playtest I had three great, 4-player, playtest sessions yesterday – and I learned a lot, not just about playtesting to such a random crowd (I certainly got my spiel…

July 25, 2015 No comments exist

Welcome to the first installation of my weekly board game update! Now you can see just what I’ve been up to as Roadtrip! comes to life. Please comment and let me know questions you have and I’ll either address them here or in next week’s installment. GenCon Preparation! This past week has been almost exclusively…