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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

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 – Video for Version 1.01

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.

One of the requirements for the Button Shy Games competition is a video. Part tutorial, part teaser. It is meant to be used in conjuction with the instructions.

As always, all feedback welcomed.

The Prodigals – Ver 1.0

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.

The first draft of the campaign is up, and ready for anyone who wants to give it a try.

The introductory story to the game can be found in my last post.

Rules

5 page sides currently, but only 3 sheets double sided. I hope that is okay by the rules they have set. It’s an 11 read more