Archived Memories – An Android: Netrunner Tribute

Fantasy Flight Game’s living card game Android: Netrunner was recently discontinued, here is my tribute video I created to honor this great game and the friends I made during my time playing it: Fans of the Netrunner franchise shared some of their personal experiences with Android: Netrunner in light of recent news of support for … More Archived Memories – An Android: Netrunner Tribute

Fusionhaa July Update

Hello friends, Summer pre-gencon gaming has traditionally been slow for updates and news.  Dan and I are working on dramatically improving the audio quality by upping our recording game.  This has unexpectedly delayed us with updates because we’re having to learn to use new software and how to get us from the garage to studio-quality. … More Fusionhaa July Update

FusionHaa News 6/13/2017: The End of Geek Chic

**Update** 6/13/2017 3:08pm cst — Robert Gifford has tweeted the following confirming that Geek Chic is closing shop:     They thought Geek Chic was going to be much bigger than the $30,000 luxury gaming tables they produced for their elite clientele. Many expected them to fail before they even got off of the ground.  How … More FusionHaa News 6/13/2017: The End of Geek Chic

Design Diary 6/2/2017: How To Throw Knives – The Solo Designer’s Job

Last week on a routine trip to the local game store, I had the serendipitous opportunity to meet with fellow local Game Designer Steven Lykowski, creator of Nova Cry and Era. Dan and I will talk about it more in next week’s Fusionhaa Cast, but it was great to chat with Steven about games, because he’s just … More Design Diary 6/2/2017: How To Throw Knives – The Solo Designer’s Job

BGG in Review 5/24/2017: Thematic Rulebooks

On May 16, BGG user TheFlamingNOODLE started this really interesting post discussing 2 different approaches to rulebook design in games: Subject: Thematic vs Meta Rulebooks: Holistically engaging the player in the TheFlamingNOODLE describes these two different types of rulebooks: If you have a game with a Rule Reference that simply explains the rules of the game nicely, neatly, … More BGG in Review 5/24/2017: Thematic Rulebooks

BGG in Review 5/8/17: Ambition vs Overambition

A few days ago in the Boardgamegeek.com Game Designers Subforum, a brand new user Matthew Jones (ClashOfTheWorlds) made this post talking about his project: Subject: Building A Game and at Beta Testing, Funding, and Partner Phase In 200 words, Jones put a vivid image in my mind of a 90 year-old off-the-grid ex-wargamer, toiling away at a passion … More BGG in Review 5/8/17: Ambition vs Overambition