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I Have A Board Game Idea, Now What? Part 11 : Lessons learned from PrairieCon XXXVII

By Raymond Northcott | June 7, 2016 | 0

Over the weekend, I attended PrairieCon XXXVII in Brandon. It was a great weekend full of meeting new people and playing games, including a number of playtest sessions for The Hackers Guild. While I had a great time, and got some invaluable feedback, there are a few things that I would definitely do different at the next con I attend.

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The Hackers Guild is Making Its Con Premiere This Weekend at PrairieCon XXXVII

By Raymond Northcott | May 31, 2016 | 0

I’m super excited to be preparing to participate in PrarieCon XXXVII this weekend June 3-5, 2016. This will be the first con I’ve attended, as well […]

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I Have a Board Game Idea, Now What? Part 10 – Check, Double Check and Triple Check

By Raymond Northcott | May 24, 2016 | 4

My grandfather enjoyed making things with wood and had a favourite saying: “Measure twice and cut once”. While this is relatively simple and obvious on the surface,it is a good lesson for all of us and not enough people follow it. With a little more time and care to begin with, you can save time, frustration, and materials in the long run. Earlier this Spring, I learned the hard way that this advice can apply to more than just woodworking, and when followed, can save time, money, frustration, as well as potential embarrassment.

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