The “Nearly” One Year Outer Earth Update

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in Blog, Boardgames | No Comments

Outer Earth has changed a lot since I started it back in May 2013. Being able to take part in Cards against Humanities Tabletop Deathmatch has been a superb experience and it has really fuelled my passion for boardgame design beyond imagination! I am super thankful for that! Now that the fluffy stuff is out ...

BoardGameJam 2014

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in Blog, Boardgames | 4 Comments

So what IS a boardgamejam?! In a nutshell, it is an event held every year in Toronto where you attempt to do is to make a boardgame over one weekend (2 days). So what can be done in 2 days? In this post I will talk about our (Justine + me) experience jamming out a ...

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 ...