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Designer’s Journal: PERIL

You are an old worn-out about-to-retire hero an you need one last score to enable a nice retirement. You have just descended the depths of the nasty Mount Skull and conquered the Demon Knight and plundered his treasure room. Now … Continue reading

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Designer Journal: Pioneers?

Recently, while listening the the Dicetower Podcast, I heard Tom and Eric discuss the lack of games on the market that use the “I split, you pick” mechanic. Essentially this is when one player takes a group of objects and … Continue reading

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The State of the Gnome Address

As most of you may know, Grey Gnome Games is basically a one man operation and has been from day one. My goals for Grey Gnome from the beginning┬áhas been┬áto design and publish my own games and it has served … Continue reading

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Designer Journal: The Hunt Below

As I was working on my design for UnderQuest, I stumbled upon a completely new design. Sometimes this happens. I quickly made a crude prototype (index cards, pen, and colored pencils) and the first playtest was a success. This is … Continue reading

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Designer Journal: Four Tribes 2nd Edition.

Four Tribes is a game I designed a few years back for a design contest on the Game Crafter, where it went on to be a finalist. I made quite a few changes to the design after that contest and … Continue reading

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The Dice Tower Reviews Trainmaker

Zee Garcia, from the Dice Tower, takes a look at Trainmaker.

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Protospiel Chicago

I will be at Protospiel Chicago tomorrow (Saturday the 10th) in Itasca IL. Protospiel is a playtesting event that is held a few times a year in different places across the Midwest. It is a great place to test out … Continue reading

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