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I’ve been playing Dragonvale, since it was released in 2011, off and on. And ever since I got heavily into modern board gaming, I’ve been trying to think of a way of combining these two passions. But Dragonvale is very much a game for the long haul; literally played over months and years; collecting dragons as they were added. I could not think of a way to turn that into a 60 minute experience, that you would want to repeat each time you played the game. However my latest return read more

18 Card Legacy Competition – The Finalists

This is a post about the design and development of The Prodigals, 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.

To cut to the chase, The Prodigals did not make the finals of the competition. So development from this point, is all my own. But there’s some fascinating games that did. You can see all their entry videos below.

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

The Prodigals V1.01 – 18 Card Legacy Game Entry

All the required elements for my entry into The 18 Card Challenge

https://buttonshygames.com/blogs/news-1/the-18-card-challenge-design-an-18-card-legacy-game

9 cards per page, double sided PnP. Plus PnP of 2 card size stickers.

The Prodigals PnP – Page 1 Side A

The Prodigals PnP – Page 1 Side B

The Prodigals PnP – Page 2 Side A

The Prodigals PnP – Page 2 Side B

The Prodigals PnP – Stickers

The Prodigals Rules – 2 pages, double sided.

The Prodigals Video

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