Category Archives: Proposal/Game Idea

Here be DRAGONS! Or rather, half thought through game ideas that LIKE dragons won’t leave me alone until I slay them, or at least partially describe them for the benefit of being able to sleep

HexStatic – A #1GAM #onegameamonth tile laying strategy game for 1-3 players

Introduction HexStatic is a tile-laying puzzle strategy game of Red Green and Blue. Players attempt to make loops and lines by selectively laying tiles to form their own structures while blocking those of the other players. But first you need … Continue reading

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Pixeliction – A #1GAM #onegameamonth quick game for Artists and Retro Fans

Introduction This is a quick “gamers’ game” especially for retro fans and artists. Pixeliction is Pixel art version of Pictionary. If you don’t have that game, or got tired and gave it away, don’t worry: it’s usually available very cheaply … Continue reading

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Kipling, the Seemingly Saying Something Game – #1GAM Entry for @Boardroomers

The @Boardroomers February Game Design Competition deadline is TODAY! Here is my entryKipling the Seemingly Saying Something Game, which will also be my first February entry for #1GAM; I originally developed three @Boardroomers games, but (understandably) they decided to only … Continue reading

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Two #1GAM board games – “Mynd” and “Get thee behind me…”

Update You can now play GTBM online at Taebl but you will need a copy of the GTBM.taebl file. Note this needs Silverlight, and humans will need to moderate the rules. My first submission (actually two!) for #1GAM I intend … Continue reading

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Karmageddon

Introduction This is definitely one of those games where the name directed the mechanic. The concept of karma – good and bad, owing or being owed a debt, and both being a responsibility – and a meta game element of … Continue reading

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BANCE!

Introduction BANCE! is, according to @tableflipsyou: ‘It is a Victory word…like “Bingo!” or “Huzzah!” or “Yahtzee!”‘ http://twitter.com/#!/tableflipsyou/status/249316385287729152 It was coined by @Jared_Hunnefeld while playing “Lingo,” in which players need to figure out five letter words based on limited clues. Jared … Continue reading

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P.A.C.O. (Push Avoid Combat Oppose) – A G*M*S Magazine Board Game

Inspiration The initial challenge came from idle discussion with Paco, host of the G*M*S Magazine podcast, where we talked about rapid prototyping. I suggested that it should be possible to design a game during the podcast, so firstly, I decided … Continue reading

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