Deej Johnson and Billy Langsworthy on unearthing the secrets of creativity in their new book, The Snakes & Ladders of Creative Thinking
Writer and speaker Deej Johnson is a creative consultant with five books to his name. His latest, co-authored by Mojo Nation founder Billy Langsworthy, explains how to apply creative techniques to the invention of board games.
“We look forward to seeing what the participants come up with and hopefully it will lead to some exciting new Gibsons products,” said Emily Charles, product development manager at Gibsons.
Galactic Sneeze’s Sara Farber and Bryan Wilson on goat yoga, Kikkerland and why game design is like improv
We caught up with Galactic Sneeze to find out where the ideas for their new range of games came, and how many classes of goat yoga it took for Sara and Bryan to nail the trend’s transition into party games.
SG Labs’ Michael Gramelspacher and Rory Sledge talk us through their beginnings in the toy space, as well as lifting the lid on their fruitful partnership with Bang Zoom.
4, 3, 1… If you’ve never felt tense saying that sequence of numbers, there’s a good chance you’ve not yet played Decrypto. We caught up with its inventor, Thomas Dagenais-Lespérance, to find out if he’s on our wavelength.
“We deeply believe in taking care of our planet for future generations, and we see this expansion as the next step in our sustainability journey,” said Hasbro’s John Frascotti.
One player takes on the role of the killer shark, while the other players step into the sopping wet boots of Brody, Hooper and Quint.
“The Mojo Pitch event is key for Vivid to continue our contact with the inventor community and also to see a new pool of inventor talent we are now yet aware of,” said Vivid’s Alex Reynolds.
We caught up with Hollywood to find out more about the origins of the game, and learn how the tabletop space compares with the industry he has spent most of his career in: the music business.