Dan Goes Inside Chai

Launch date: December 4, 2018 End date: Monday, January 7, 2019 at 12 PM MST Goal: $25,000 USD Cost for a copy of the game: $50 USD for Retail Edition, $59 USD for Deluxe Edition, $250 for Wooden Tea Master Edition Designed by: Dan & Connie Kazmaier Published by: Dan & Connie Kazmaier Campaign Link: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/strider88/chaian-immersive-tea-board-game 1. Why don’t you start us off by giving us a brief overview of Chai In Chai, you step into the shoes of a tea merchant, combining flavors to make a perfect blend. Specializing in either rooibos, green, oolong, black or white tea, you can buy and collect ingredients to fulfil your customers’ orders. There’s a lot of set collection, and trying to be strategic as you complete orders and money for victory points. There are three main actions you may choose from in a turn: a sliding tile market, a pantry for add-ins,…

Go Forth and Games $20 And Under Gift Guide 2018 – Part 1

In this episode, Ryan and I talk about a bunch of games you can purchase for $20 and less. With the holidays upon us, any of these games would make fantastic presents for friends, co-workers, and family. They are excellent stocking stuffers or party gifts. You’ll find a list of the games we discussed below. UNLESS STATED THESE ARE AMAZON PRICES WITH PRIME OR ADD ON SHIPPING OVER 40 Games here Misc. Board Games Rocky Road A la mode $16 NMBR 9 around $17 Bubblee Pop around $13 Great Heartland Hauling Co is $12 on amazon TICKET TO RIDE NY – TARGET $20 Games to introduce to adults Ladder 29 ($18 on amazon) Diamonds ($18 on amazon) Medici the Card game (around $18) Arboretum Card game $20 Flip City around $14 Red7 Card game $13 Codenames around $15 Lost Cities ( $14 amazon) The Game $13 TARGET Wordsy $20 amazon…

The Most Dangerous Games – A Conversation With…KeyMaster Games about Campy Creatures

In this Most Dangerous Games episode I talk to Jennifer Graham-Macht of KeyMaster Games about their game, Campy Creatures. This is a ghoulish trick taking game of deception and bluffing about mad scientists and their creatures capturing citizens for nefarious purposes. The game is getting a second edition and an expansion so wanted to get the lowdown on these and about KeyMaster Games. Here’s the link to the Kickstarter page. As always thank you for listening! A Proud Member of The Indie Game Report Network Subscribe to Go Forth & Game Apple iTunes: Go Forth & Game Libsyn: Go Forth & Game Podfanatic

A Conversation With…Julio Nazario, Game Design Champion, part 1

In this, part 1 of a two part interview, I’m talking with Iron Design Challenge winner AND just announced HABA contest winner Julio Nazario. Julio and I talk about how he got into gaming and game design. We also discuss the Asheville chapter of the Game Designers of North Carolina. Julio is a very humble guy and a brilliant game designer. As you will see. It is a fun show and I know you will enjoy it. http://traffic.libsyn.com/goforthandgame/Julio_part_1_final.mp3

Cassie’s Perusings: Bacon, Letters, and Tomatoes

Welcome to a quick thumb-through of Bacon, Letters, and Tomatoes by Pacdude Games! Learn more about this game and get a copy for yourself by visiting The Game Crafter! Don’t forget to like, share, and subscribe! Want Cassie to take a look at your game? Visit her website! www.CassieElle.com www.TheIndieGameReport.com Facebook.com/ElleCassie @FriedmanCassie Music Rainbow Street by Scott Holmes

Cassie’s Perusings: Burger Dice

Welcome to a quick thumb-through of Burger Dice by Matthew Gravelyn! Learn more about this game and get a copy for yourself by visiting The Game Crafter! Don’t forget to like, share, and subscribe! Want Cassie to take a look at your game? Visit her website! www.CassieElle.com www.TheIndieGameReport.com Facebook.com/ElleCassie @FriedmanCassie Music Rainbow Street by Scott Holmes

Lesson #23 – Getting A Struggling Kickstarter Campaign to Fund

Hello everyone, I am back! So I am so sorry but it has been almost a year since my last blog post. I am so sorry about that! Between being extremely busy and not being sure exactly what to write about, I definitely dropped the ball on this blog. If you have been following along, this past May I launched a campaign for our latest game called The Neverland Rescue. The game was designed by well-known superstar designer Scott Almes and it was beautifully illustrated by the extremely talented Jacqui Davis. These factors combined with the interesting gameplay and overall aesthetic, I would have thought it nearly impossible that this game would struggle to hit our modest goal of $10,300. However, I will be honest in that the campaign performed way below where we would have expected. There are a lot of reasons that I believe led to the struggle,…