Tiles vs Cards

Posted by on Sep 13, 2013 in Blog, Boardgames | No Comments

For the development of Outer Earth, I had a perception that the game would be a cardgame and stuck with that route. My tunnel vision might have brushed off some other options, now TILES are looking quite suitable for the game. To get a better grasp of the dilemma, I started a comparison of tiles ...

#3 CAH Deathmatch :: Cottage Playtest Changes

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in Blog, Boardgames | 2 Comments

From July 28th to August 2nd I managed to both go to the cottage while getting some solid playtesting done with a close group of friends. With Outer Earth in its mid-late stages of development, I am still looking to fine-tune the mechanics present in the game. Changes that were made + rationale: Reduced initial start ...

#2 CAH Deathmatch :: Travel, Lodging and Gen Con Badge

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in Blog, Boardgames | No Comments

Initially I did not have any plans of attending Gen Con. This also meant that I had nothing booked at all for Gen Con when they notified me about being one of the finalists! In my submission to the Deathmatch, I had stated that I was not attending Gen Con but if I was selected ...

#1 CAH Competition Update: Hush Hush

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in Blog, Boardgames | 2 Comments

On the night of July 22nd, Cards Against Humanities sent me an email notifying me that Outer Earth had been chosen as one of the 16 finalists in the Deathmatch! I (+ 500 other contestants) was getting quite anxious to receive the information (Since it was supposed to be revealed on the 15th!) of the ...

Outer Earth: A Boardgame Prototype

Posted by on Jul 1, 2013 in Blog, Boardgames | 4 Comments

Outer Earth is a boardgame I have been designing for 2 months. I have had some thoughs on designing boardgames but what pushed it over the edge was a competition by Cards Against Humanities for first time and unpublished game designers. I saw this as hitting two birds with one stone and here I am, ...