Stuff We Loved: What are the industry’s favourite toy and game launches of 2022?
We asked figures in the industry for their favourite toy and game launches of the year. The only caveat… They couldn’t choose a product they were involved in!
Chasing, ghosting and feedback: Inventors discuss post-pitch follow up
How do you tackle follow up? When does chasing become pestering? Would you still pitch to a company after being ‘ghosted’ by them? Inventors share their thoughts.
The Fantastic Factory’s David Snow on designing LADbible’s first party game
The Fantastic Factory’s David Snow tells us why there’s more to come from LADbible in the games space.
Why design? Industry figures tell us what set them on the path to design
A love of toys? An inspirational teacher? An eye-opening exhibition? We asked figures from across the world of toy and game design what set them on the path to working in design and development.
Golden Bear debuts latest range of Trapped games, with pre-school and licensed versions in the pipeline
“We are delighted with the performance of Trapped and can’t thank our partners enough for their enthusiasm and support,” said David Snow, co-founder of The Fantastic Factory, inventors of Trapped.
Inside Trapped: A New Kind of Escape Room Game
This session looks at the design and invention process behind Trapped, a new series of escape room games published by Golden Bear that turns any room in your house into an escape room.
Watch: Failure is the Key to Success
This ‘Failure is the Key to Success’ session delves into how certain toys – that seemed destined for greatness, but flopped – provided some key lessons that were instrumental to the future success of other toys and games.
Industry execs to share how their flops paved the way to greater things in ‘Failure is the Key to Success’ session at Play Creators Conference
The session will welcome Master Toy Advisors’ Leila Nosrati, Jazwares’ Jeremy Padawer, The Toy Coach’s Azhelle Wade and The Fantastic Factory’s David Snow.
‘Inside Trapped’ panel unpicks a new kind of escape room game at Play Creators Conference
The session will delve into the design process behind Golden Bear’s new Trapped series of innovative games that turn any room into an Escape Room.
WATCH: University Games’ Bob Moog talks game design with Stupid Deaths inventor David Snow
At this year’s New York Toy Fair, University Games president Bob Moog sat down with The Fantastic Factory’s David Snow as part of the firm’s UG Studios video series.