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I Have a Board Game Idea – Now What? Part 56: 3 Examples of Creative Ways I’ve Seen Others Give Back to the Community

By Raymond Northcott | March 8, 2019 | 0

Prompted by a blog post on the Stonemaier Games’ website about fans using cards from their games to announce important life events, Raymond looks at three other examples of creative ways other designers/publishers are giving back to the board game community.

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I Have a Board Game Idea – Now What? Part 55: 3 Options for Attending Cons Without Attending Cons

By Raymond Northcott | March 1, 2019 | 0

Attending conventions can be one of the most important parts of getting your game in front of potential fans, but they are also extremely expensive to attend. For this week’s blog post, Raymond looks at 3 options for attending conventions without attending them.

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I Have a Board Game Idea, Now What? Part 54: 3 Tips to Keeping Backer Interest Post Campaign

By Raymond Northcott | February 15, 2019 | 0

Kickstarter creators can sometimes make backers feel like they’ve been forgotten once the focus switches from running the campaign to manufacturing and fulfillment. In this week’s post, Raymond share 3 tips to keeping backer interest post campaign.

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I Have a Board Game Idea – Now What? Part 53: 3 Game Design Lessons Learned Installing Bitcoin Machines

By Raymond Northcott | February 8, 2019 | 16

For this week’s blog post, Raymond shares three game design lessons he learned from spending three days installing bitcoin machines.

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I Have a Board Game Idea, Now What? Part 52: Taking the Time to Appreciate and Thank Others

By Raymond Northcott | February 1, 2019 | 0

This week Raymond talks about the importance of taking the time to show appreciation and share thanks with others and takes a few minutes to say thanks to those he is currently grateful for.

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I Have a Board Game Idea – Now What? Part 51 – 5 Reasons to Have a Digital Version of Your Game

By Raymond Northcott | January 25, 2019 | 4

In this week’s article, Raymond looks at 5 reasons why designers might want to have one or more digital versions of their games.

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I Have a Board Game Idea – Now What? Part 50: The Ins and Outs of Shipping and Fulfillment

By Raymond Northcott | January 18, 2019 | 0

In the 50th entry in the, I Have a Board Game Idea: Now What? series, Raymond looks at the ins and outs of reward shipping and fulfillment.

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I Have A Board Game Idea, Now What? Part 49: Another Look at the Indie Game Alliance (IGA)

By Raymond Northcott | January 11, 2019 | 0

After the recent announcement of a third tier to the designer and publisher membership to the IGA, Raymond decides to take a more in-depth look at what the Indie Game Alliance offers.

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I Have a Board Game Idea: Now What? Part 48: 5 Reasons Designers Should Consider Participating in Design Contests

By Raymond Northcott | January 4, 2019 | 8

After receiving notification of the launch of the submission period for the 2019 Cardboard Edison Award, Raymond looks at 5 reasons why board game designers might want to consider entering design contests.

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