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,…

Is one play enough for a good review?

Ok, I’m opening up a big ole can of worms with this one. Is one play enough for a good review? Should a reviewer play a game more than once to do a review? Is a one play review really just an impression or is it adequate for a good review? What about previews? Every Kickstarter has to have at least three or four to be taken seriously. So are they legit ‘reviews’ since the game and components could change in production?

Clipping The Hedges – A Conversation With…Danny Devine

In this episode of Go Forth And Game I’m talking to Danny Devine. You’ll remember Danny from his games Circle The Wagons and Ghosts Love Candy. This time we focus on his newest game Topiary. It’s an interesting show where we talk about Danny’s design philosophy, how he gets his ideas, and bushes. If you like the show, please a comment below. Enjoy. http://traffic.libsyn.com/goforthandgame/Danny_Devine_2018_complete.mp3

Second Star To The Right And Straight On To – A Conversation With…Scott Almes

Scott Almes is my guest this time. We focus on Scott’s latest game, The Neverland Rescue. It’s a new game from Letiman Games. As always Scott is a lot of fun to talk to and in addition to this game we talk about some that he is working on. I hope you enjoy. Feel free to leave a comment here or tweet me @tomgurg. http://traffic.libsyn.com/goforthandgame/2018_05_15__scottbalmes_final.mp3