3rd Anniversary

Today’s July 23rd, so it must be the 3rd anniversary of this blog. This is post 147, which is a post each week for the last year (on average), + 1 extra to claw back some of the ground I need to make up. Just 10 behind now. The last 12 months have been a good mix of posting about game designs and tips for Legacy games.

I have got a couple of prototypes out there, and had some fun feedback on Wingtip and The Prodigals. Still a couple of things to do with the first, and plenty to do on the read more

Aeon’s End: Legacy – Hints & Tips for Game 6

This is one in a series of posts regarding the board game Aeon’s End: Legacy. You can access all my other posts HERE. This post contains Hints & Tips for the sixth game of the campaign, and will contain Spoilers from Games 1 through 5. You have been warned.

End of Game 5

You only fight Haze Fiend once. Win or lose, you move on to the chapter 5 conclusion after the game. And during the conclusion, you add a second ability to your player mat. Both abilities trigger when you use up the 6 charges on the bottom read more

Entries for the 18 Card Legacy Competition

This is a post about the design and development of an 18 card legacy game. This is an adjunct to a larger project of a currently unnamed Shipwreck Game. You can see the other Blog posts at the Index for the Game.

Button Shy Games have released 3 videos showing quick clips of the various entries. There are some very clever people out there, making some great games. Watch through the clips to see how some of the 60 entrants approached an 18 card Legacy game. I make an appearance in the third video, read more

Dungeons and Dragons

School holidays are here, and my son is keen to play a D&D campaign. Since the lock down, he and his friends have been running a campaign on zoom, but he was keen to play in person with extended family. Now, I haven’t played since I was in high school, which was so long ago it was version 1 of AD&D. So I started researching the available races and classes, and after making some choices there, I started digging a bit deeper online to create some back story. And it will come as no read more

Aeon’s End: Legacy – Hints & Tips for Game 5

This is one in a series of posts regarding the board game Aeon’s End: Legacy. You can access all my other posts HERE. This post contains Hints & Tips for the fifth game of the campaign, and will contain Spoilers from Games 1 to 4. You have been warned.

End of Game 4

At the end of game 4 you add a second sticker to your starter card, that gives a second ability to your spell or gem. These additional starter effects are another way for you to make good combinations with your equipment and abilities.

Aeon's End: Legacy - Insight 9 Stickers

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