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The History of The Hackers Guild Part 1 : Why I Decided to Create a Board Game

By Raymond Northcott | December 5, 2017 | 0

In the first part of The History of The Hackers Guild series, Raymond talks about the factors leading to him deciding to make a board game.

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I Have a Board Game Idea, Now What? Part 19: My Advice to New Designers

By Raymond Northcott | October 5, 2017 | 2

Inspired by talking shop with a new local designer, Raymond shares his top five lessons for new designers.

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I Have A Board Game Idea, Now What? Part 18: Learning When to Let Go and Other Lessons Learned at Protospiel-MN

By Raymond Northcott | February 17, 2017 | 0

At the end of January, Raymond attended Protospiel-MN to get The Hackers Guild playtested in an effort to make it the best game it can be. Join him as he reviews the weekend and outlines the 3 lessons he took away from the weekend.

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Congratulations to everythingboardgames.com giveaway winners

By Raymond Northcott | October 27, 2016 | 0

Over the last week or so, Games By Ray LLC and everythingboardgames.com partnered together to run a giveaway of 3 copies of the Kickstarter premium version […]

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Earn free upgrades while supporting The Hackers Guild

By Raymond Northcott | October 11, 2016 | 0

Welcome back. We are entering week two of the Kickstarter campaign and I’ve been overwhelmed by the generosity of backers like yourself. The campaign has come […]

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The Hackers Guild is now live on Kickstarter

By Raymond Northcott | October 3, 2016 | 0

Hey Everone! Just a quick note to let you know that The Hackers Guild is now live on Kickstarter! I’d love for you to check it […]

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I Have a Board Game Idea – Now What? Digital Prototyping Warfare – Tabletopia vs Tabletop Simulator

By Raymond Northcott | September 24, 2016 | 0

Welcome back everyone! A while back one of the Facebook groups I belong to had a thread discussing the comparison of Tabletopia vs Tabletop Simulator. While there are some really great resources and thoughts that have already been published on the subject, I thought I would add my two cents now that I have had a chance to use them both for digitizing The Hackers Guild.

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I Have a Board Game Idea – Now What? Part 16: Interview with Matt Holden from the IGA

By Raymond Northcott | September 15, 2016 | 2

As a follow up to part 14 I reached out to Matt Holden of the India Game Alliance to learn more about him and what his organization offers to the board game community. Enjoy!

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I Have a Board Game Idea – Now What? Part 15: The Hackers Guild Prototype Printing Postmortem

By Raymond Northcott | September 10, 2016 | 0

In the 15th entry in the I Have a Board Game Idea – Now What? series Raymond does a postmortem post on his experiences working with Chris Newton and MyGamePrinted.com in getting the review copy prototypes printed for The Hackers Guild.

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