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Author Topic: The Blog of Michael Mindes: Ramblings of a Board Game Publisher  (Read 3197 times)

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The Blog of Michael Mindes: Ramblings of a Board Game Publisher
« on: February 11, 2010, 07:05:30 PM »
I have a real fascination with board game design (i remember distinctly visiting my father's university office as a little kid and seeing the board games his students had created as part of some project).  In the last few years my interest has been rekindled a bit for a variety of reasons, including the effort of a close friend to have his game (Crumble) published.

So i keep my eye open for good resources about inventing and publishing games.  Here's a nice blog with tons of nice commentary from an indie publisher.

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It has been a little over a month since I have really gotten into using Google Reader.  Since that time, I have shared a number of different posts that I have read that I felt were interesting, important, and/or funny.  I thought I would like to share with you the various links and provide some commentary on each.



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Re: The Blog of Michael Mindes: Ramblings of a Board Game Publisher
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2010, 01:17:37 PM »
he has a blog today discussing some of the financial calculations to starting a board game company:
http://michaelmindes...d-financial-decision

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Re: The Blog of Michael Mindes: Ramblings of a Board Game Publisher
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2010, 05:42:20 PM »
And to counter-balance it, today an indie board game developer named Jackson Pope who tried to make a go of it has announced he's closing shop:

"...Is it really worth throwing another huge wad of cash at the company and hoping I do things better with my next game? I've decided: No, it's not..."

http://creationandpl...10/04/au-revoir.html

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Re: The Blog of Michael Mindes: Ramblings of a Board Game Publisher
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2010, 10:40:48 AM »
Another good indie board game designer's blog:
http://inspirationto...ation.wordpress.com/