It is no surprise to anyone when I tell them I like indie games. I mean the name of the website I write for is The Indie Game Report. When I attended Gen Con this past August, I was set on finding games that weren’t listed in “The Hotness” on BoardGameGeek. I wanted to find the games which were treasures hidden among the shiny franchised games.
Tom: Jason Kotarski of Green Couch Games is my guest this time on Go Forth And Game. It’s a fun interview. I hope you enjoy it. Hi Jason. It’s great to have you back as my guest on Go Forth And Game. First off, introduce yourself in case someone just got back from Jupiter. What’s your gamer cred? Jason: Ha! Gamer cred. That sounds way less tough than street cred. But I’ll try. I am the owner of Green Couch Games. We have a line of small box games that are created with the goal of bridging the gap between casual/family gamers looking for an experience to share with their people and more serious gamers who are looking for meaningful games to play with their families and the more casual gamers in their lives. Let’s talk about your games. You’re a designer as well as a publisher. How about list out your…
I’ve just gotten back from my first Origins and it has definitely been my favorite convention that I’ve ever been to. Let’s get into why!
Another Meeple Speak article from Nat Levan (designer of New Bedford) this time on nanogame adaptions of existing games.
Find out why The Inquisitive Meeple says that Ladder 29 should be in every gamers collection, and then check out an interview with both designers to learn the story behind the game.
In this Q&Play, The Inquisitive Meeple combines (and remixes) his previous (p)review of Rocky Road a la Mode and interview with designer Joshua Mills into a single article giving you a double scoop of Rocky Road.
In episode 55, we get crazy stir fryin’ in the family dexterity game Wok on Fire from Green Couch Games. Flip ingredients and make fancy shmancy recipes! The one with the greatest point-yielding recipes wins the game.
Feature article on publisher, Jason Kotarski and his journey on becoming a full-time publisher with Green Couch Games. Plus, we’re giving away a copy of Green Couch Games’ Best Tree House Ever.
When Fairway was a kid, he lived at a place with a great big woods in the backyard. There were plenty of places to build what he thought would be the Best Tree House Ever. It turns out that’s actually a really hard thing to do. Well, as luck would have it, Scott Almes and Green Couch Games have made it a lot easier. Today, Fairway reviews a Kickstarted game: Best Tree House Ever.
Interview with designer Ryan Cowler (JurassAttack & SuperPLEX) on his newest game to hit Kickstarter from Green Couch Games, OutLawed!. In OutLawed! (which is a bluffing 2-4 player card game), players are bounty hunters trying to catch the most bandits.