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,…
The Inquisitive Meeple interviews Scott Almes about Boomerang, and then reviews the card-drafting roll and write game, currently on Kickstarter.
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
Welcome to the Learn to Play for The Neverland Rescue from Letiman Games. To visit a specific section, jump to the time stamps here: Introduction 0:53 Setup 1:45 Round Walkthrough 3:20 Letiman Games’ website: www.letimangames.com The Neverland Rescue Kickstarter campaign: www.tinyurl.com/neverlandrescue Music Intro and outro: Rainbow Street by Scott Holmes
The Indie Game Report is the result of a bunch of sites coming together under one umbrella. For this last post of the year, I thought I’d highlight the top ten most viewed posts of 2016!
Gazing at the stars has been a pastime for humanity for generations. We love to seek out the brilliance sparkling in the night sky, catch as many shooting stars as we can, and sometimes, if we squint just the right way, we can see bits of ourselves in the cosmos. StarFall by Scott Almes is a game in which astronomers compete to identify cosmic wonders in hopes of creating the best portfolio and titled the most renowned astronomer.
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.
In his continuing series, Dan chats with Helaina Cappel of Kids Table Board Gaming about her Problem Picnic: Attack of the Ants Kickstarter campaign. Helaina discusses working with designer, Scott Almes, advertising and preparation, and the struggle of bringing family-friendly games to Kickstarter.
The Inquisitive Meeple investigates Kid’s Table BG’s Problem Picnic. A set collecting, dice dexterity game, designed by Scott Almes that is for for 2-4 players.
In this very special preview, Fairway takes TIGR to another galaxy and as he explores the new expansion to Scott Almes’s Tiny Epic Galaxy, Beyond the Black. See if Fairway is able to hire a trustworthy pilot to return him safely while he boldly goes… exploring.