Board Game

Games that sell: Specialist retailer Becky Ottery on what she can’t sell and doesn’t buy

What do retailers know about inventing games that sell? Darrell and Becky Ottery own and run the aptly named Eclectic Games in Reading. With a tireless work ethic, they strive to play every game they stock, and meet each customer’s need with insight.

“I want everything we put out to feel special”: Duncan Molloy on giving Rebellion’s hit brands the board game treatment with Rebellion Unplugged

Rebellion Unplugged’s Duncan Molloy tells us why Sniper Elite was the perfect IP to kick-start things for the new outfit.

Game designers to pitch concepts to DICE Toy Labs at India’s MeepleCon event

‘This will be the first event of its kind in India where a game designer can work with a company like ours to publish one of their games,” said DICE Toy Labs director Phalgun Polepalli.

How Pass the Pigs brought home the bacon: David Moffat on olives, beer and 74 million swine

On one of his rare U.K. stopovers, we met with David Moffat, the inventor of Pass the Pigs, a classic that has enjoyed over 37 million sales.

Rebellion launches new board game division in Rebellion Unplugged

The first game from the new offshoot will be Sniper Elite the Board Game, based on the studio’s bestselling tactical shooter series.

Games to Get’s Luke Evans on helping players get to know each other with Sussed

Luke Evans, lead product designer at Games to Get, talks us through the success of the firm’s range of Sussed card games.

Three simple (but not obvious) tips on playtesting

Gamely Games’ Hazel Reynolds shares three important things she’s learnt about playtesting (spoiler: you can’t rely on your mum!) .

Trivia with a twist: Ceri Price and Natalie Podd on the origins of their debut game, Confident?

What does it take to make a trivia game with no turn taking, no unfair questions – and no need to be a clever clogs? We caught up with Confident designers Natalie Podd and Ceri Price to find out.

Spin Master’s Nick Metzler on giving Black Panther the board game treatment in Wakanda Forever

Ahead of the game’s launch next month at Gen Con, we caught up with Metzler to learn more about the origins of Spin Master’s latest Marvel game.

WATCH: Prospero Hall on the design process behind Ravensburger’s Villainous board game

Created by Prospero Hall and Wonder Forge, and published by Ravensburger, Villainous is a card game that sees players step into the shoes of iconic Disney baddies.

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