Tuesday, May 24, 2022

People Behind the Meeples - Episode 317: Till Peters

Welcome to People Behind the Meeples, a series of interviews with indie game designers.  Here you'll find out more than you ever wanted to know about the people who make the best games that you may or may not have heard of before.  If you'd like to be featured, head over to http://gjjgames.blogspot.com/p/game-designer-interview-questionnaire.html and fill out the questionnaire! You can find all the interviews here: People Behind the Meeples. Support me on Patreon!


Name:Till Peters
Email:till@lupus.games
Location:Christchurch, New Zealand
Day Job:I help farmers. From the desk, rarely in the field.
Designing:Over ten years!
Webpage:https://cheapsheep.games/
BGG:https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/320199/castleshire
Twitter:@lupus_games
YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XH8h37kpS_8
Other:Kickstarter: Castleshire - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cheapsheepnz/castleshire
Find my games at:Castleshire - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cheapsheepnz/castleshire
Today's Interview is with:

Till Peters
Interviewed on: 4/27/2022

Today's interview is with Till Peters, the designer of Castleshire, on Kickstarter by Cheap Sheep Games right now! Castleshire will be Till's first published game ant it looks amazing, so be sure to check it out. Be sure to continue reading to learn more about Till and how he goes about designing games.

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

People Behind the Meeples - Episode 316: Justin DIaz

Welcome to People Behind the Meeples, a series of interviews with indie game designers.  Here you'll find out more than you ever wanted to know about the people who make the best games that you may or may not have heard of before.  If you'd like to be featured, head over to http://gjjgames.blogspot.com/p/game-designer-interview-questionnaire.html and fill out the questionnaire! You can find all the interviews here: People Behind the Meeples. Support me on Patreon!


Name:Justin Diaz
Location:Denver, Colorado
Day Job:I am currently a graduate student at the University of Denver.
Designing:Two to five years.
BGG:King of the Castle
Twitter:@JustinD04193032
Find my games at:Kickstarter! We are launching in June!
Today's Interview is with:

Justin Diaz
Interviewed on: 2/23/2022

Justin Diaz is a new designer that is launching a Kickstarter for his first game, King of the Castle, very soon. It's been a work in progress for some time but is about ready to hit the big time, so keep it on your radar!

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Press Release - Ahau – Rulers of Yucatan by Apeiron Games

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Ahau – Rulers of Yucatan by Apeiron Games

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/apeirongames/ahau-rulers-of-yucatan

ONE OF THE MOST CHALLENGING EDUCATIONAL BOARD GAMES IN COMING TO KICKSTARTER 10 AM EST FEBRUARY 22, 2022!

Ahau is an innovative Euro-style board game set in the Classical Period of the Maya, which provides a fascinating and immersive theme. Besides being a fun way of entertainment, it's also a playful educational tool that brings Maya history closer to its players. The cultural and historical aspects of the game were reviewed by David S. Anderson, professor of anthropology and  archeology, instructor at the Radford University in Virginia, U.S. Furthermore, our team of advisors include:

  • Josh Schell, a PhD Candidate at Brown University who works as an archeologist in the Usumacinta Region, 

  • Walter Paz Joj from Guatemala, our cultural, a modern aj'tzib or Maya scribe, who is working hard to resurrect the ancient Maya writing system for modern use

  • Carlos H Rodriguez P, our cultural consultant from Mexico who is also well-versed in Maya history and culture, and knows how to write and read Mayan codices.

In the game, players take on the role of ancient Maya rulers and compete for dominance over the Yucatán peninsula.

 

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

People Behind the Meeples - Episode 315: Sigfried Trent

Welcome to People Behind the Meeples, a series of interviews with indie game designers.  Here you'll find out more than you ever wanted to know about the people who make the best games that you may or may not have heard of before.  If you'd like to be featured, head over to http://gjjgames.blogspot.com/p/game-designer-interview-questionnaire.html and fill out the questionnaire! You can find all the interviews here: People Behind the Meeples. Support me on Patreon!


Name:Sigfried Trent
Email:sigfried@gmail.com
Location:Kent, Washington
Day Job:I'm happy to say, I'm a full time game designer at the moment. I was a software engineer for around 25 years, have taught English in Japan, run movie theaters, and done many other kinds of work.
Designing:Over ten years!
Webpage:https://www.sigtrent.com/
Facebook:Sigfried Trent
Find my games at:https://www.sigtrent.com/shop/
Today's Interview is with:

Sigfried Trent
Interviewed on: 2/9/2022

After a short break People Behind the Meeples is back. This week we get to meet Sigfried Trent, part of the team bringing you Everyday Heroes, a 5E RPG tribute to D20 Modern. The game will be on Kickstarter soon, so be sure to follow along at Evil Genius Games so you don't miss it!

Friday, February 11, 2022