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Original Games

Original games designed by me, thoughts about game design, and other apocrypha

Captain Bogg Cards, Revised

I just recently pulled out the Captain Bogg & Salty card game I had prototyped many years ago, and gave it a couple of…

Top Trumps

This whole 2016 election cycle was craziness. But one thing that kept popping up in my mind was the classic kid's card game Top…

Toru, Part 1: A Game from the Basics

I've been poking around into mechanics recently, and starting playing around with the idea of a very basic game. I don't mean "basic" in…

The Tortoise and the Hare

As part of her weekly homework, my daughter brings home a board game from school. She's 5 years old, "Year 1" in NZ parlance.

Captain Bogg & Salty: The Card Game

I just typed up the rules from the scrawled notes I made. I'm still working on designing the cards themselves, but that's going to…

Hexagram

Much like The Commons, this game came out of exercises in my Game Design and Play class. For a final exam, I gave my…

Buried Treasure

I recently found a stack of 3 x 2.5" cards -- the prototype for a pirate-themed children's card game I was developing several years…

The Commons

During my Game Design and Play class, I'll often set an in-class assignment to design a game. These assignments come with restrictions, which I…