On Board Games (crowd funding edition)
A show about board and card games. The guys of On Board Games discuss games from the viewpoints of new and expert players, reviewers, and people from the industry, to allow listeners insight into the gaming hobby so they can enjoy games more thoroughly.

Isaac and Stephanie recap the best games and most interesting news coming out of GenCon 2015.

 

F2Z Entertainment acquired Plaid Hat Games. 

GenCon had more than 60,000 attendees and growth of over 8% from last year.

Kickstarters of Interest

Direct download: OBG_CFE_29_GenCon_2015.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 3:37pm EST

This On Board Games Crowdfunding Edition is a short episode because of GenCon.

Special guests, Josh Garrett and Jordan Basaldua, from Regular People Gaming join Isaac to talk about Random Encounters.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/randomencounters/random-encounters-the-rpg-card-game

Random Encounters Box

 

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Direct download: OBG_CFE_28_Random_Encounters.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 9:21pm EST

OBG CFE 27: High Frontier

On this episode Isaac is joined by Bruce Voge, host of the Party Gamecast Featuring the Party Game Cast. and One Small Step Games! One Small Step is mostly does war games, as well as Ares Magazine.

Bruce Voge
Twitter: @partygamecast
URL: www.thepartygamecast.com

 

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Direct download: OBG_CFE_27_High_Frontier.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 10:24pm EST

Stephanie and Donald are joined by Grant Rodiek and Joshua Buergel to discuss Hocus and Andrew Federspiel about Apotheca.

Stephanie and Donald discuss FTC case against 'Doom that came to Atlantic City'.

Donald complains about Kickstarter videos autoplay feature.

 

Interview with Andrew Federspiel about Apotheca. 

 

 

 

Andrew Federspiel

 

Main interview block with Grant Rodiek and Joshua Buergel about Hocus

Hocus Box Cover 

Grant Rodiek

 

Joshua Buergel

 

 

 

Last Parsec is shipping!

 

Kickstarters of Interest

Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/
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On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Direct download: OBG_CFE_26_Hocus_and_Apotheca.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 12:41pm EST

OBG CFE 25: Monstrous

 

Isaac and Stephanie are joined by Kim Brebach, from Secret Base Games to talk about everything from kickstarter fulfillment to the Australian game design scene, but mostly about Monstrous, a dexterity game kickstarter that’s live now!

Origins Rundown

 

  • Steam Court

  • Pitch a game to Tom Vasel

  • Played Cahoots by Jay Treat

 

Khairul Hamdan stops by to talk about Reign:The Card Game
Reign the Card Game

 

Kim Brebach on Monstrous

 

Kickstarters of Interest

 
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Direct download: OBG_CFE_25_Monstrous.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 10:12pm EST

OBG CFE 24: Steam Court

Today, Stephanie and Isaac talk to Will and Ryan, from Tantrum House about Steam Court.

 Steam Court on Kickstarter

Steam Court

Kickstarters we’ve been playing

  • Eminent Domain: Microcosm
  • The Metagame - local no 12, Eric Zimmerman
  • Lift Off! by Eduardo Baraf
  • Agents of SMERSH by 8th Summit
  • Flip Hue by Studio 202 Games
  • Treasure Chest

Active Kickstarters of Interest

 

Want to be on the show? Please be in touch 3-6 months before your kickstarter launch to learn about dates, rates and sponsorship opportunities. 

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Direct download: OBG_CFE_24_Steam_Court.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 1:11pm EST

OBG CFE 23 Grey Fox Games

Isaac Shalev and Stephanie Straw are joined by Joshua Lobkowicz, the head of game development at Grey Fox Games. http://www.greyfoxgames.com/games/ 

 

Show Sponsor

Tides of Infamy & Gamewalker Games

Cards from Tides of Infamy

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1807984992/tides-of-infamy

 

2015 Kickstarters Geeklist

A geek list by Matt Wolf

http://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/184188/2015-kickstarter-boardgame-projects

Wombat Rescue

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2002188924/wombat-rescue-unlike-any-game-seen-played-or-smelt

Wombat Rescue Box

 

Kickstarters of Interest

 

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Direct download: OBG_CFE_23_Grey_Fox_Games.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 8:17pm EST

OBG CFE 22: Tides of Infamy

 

Isaac Shalev and Stephanie Straw are joined by Jacob Bunting, designer of Tides of Infamy, a beautiful and very interactive pirate themed game featuring art and design by Peter Wocken, Jon Ariosa, and Corey Godbey.

 

Other Discussions

Kickstarter continues to improve with the help of Google Analytics. Google Analytics added to Kickstater helps project creators understand how the market is responding to their promotional efforts, and to their page.

https://www.kickstarter.com/blog/introducing-google-analytics-and-an-inside-look-at-the-creator-d

  

Results from James Mathe’s survey about shipping and early birds.

http://www.jamesmathe.com/survey-says-ks-usage/

 

 

 

Interview

Jacob Bunting of Gamewalker about Tides of Infamy

Twitter @GamewalkerLLC

 

Kickstarters of Interest

 

 

Tides of Infamy Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1807984992/tides-of-infamy

Gamewalker LLC: https://www.facebook.com/gamewalker
 
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Direct download: OBG_CFE_22_Tides_of_Infamy.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 4:25pm EST

Brikenbrak Games. Check out their latest project, Bill Shakespeare is Dead, funding now on Kickstarter! Later, Paul Cosca, founder of Brikenbrak. 

 

 

Bill Shakespeare is Dead

 

Mighty Heroes  

Kickstarters recently played/received:

  • March of the Ants

  • Dawn: Rise of the Oculites

 

Kickstarters of Interest

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Direct download: OBG_CFE_21_Shakespeare_is_Dead.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 9:40pm EST

OBG CFE 20: Geoff Engelstein

Geoff Englestein, host of Ludology, and designer of games like Space Cadets and the Ares Project, joins Isaac and Stephanie to talk about applying concepts from game theory, behavioral economics, and game design to Kickstarter projects themselves.

Kickstarters we have recently played/received:

 

  • Cheesenomics

  • March of the Ants

 

Geoff & Ludology

http://www.ludology.libsyn.com/

On Twitter @gengelstein

 

Kickstarters of Interest

Direct download: OBG_CFE_20_Geoff_Engelstein.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 1:38pm EST