Protospiel San Jose 2019

elysium cards12Protospiel San Jose is a Bay Area play testing event with over eighty game designers. It’s your chance to help game designers improve their games, and have fun playing games. And it’s free for play testers.

The event will  be on Friday October 11 – 13, and it will be at the Mountain View Game Kastle (550 Showers Drive Mountain View, CA 94040). More information can be found here.

James Gray, the designer of Crazier Eights, will be there to test new versions of the game. Continue reading

I will be at GobbleCon

olympus cardsI will be at a protospiel event at GobbleCon on Friday November 24th from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM (at Burlingame, CA). I will bring high quality prototypes of multiple future versions of Crazier Eights for playtesting.

The main concern is tuning the games at this point to play as well as possible. How long it takes to play the games is one issue in addition to keeping the sets properly balanced and elegant to at least some degree. Continue reading

Protospiel San Jose @ Mountain View

1001 nights promo2I will be participating in a free three day game convention at Game Kastle in Mountain view — Protospiel San Jose 2017. The event starts on Friday April 7th and ends Sunday April 9th. This event will have various game designers (including myself) show off their new prototypes & give you a chance to playtest. More information can be found here.

The event is free for ordinary people, but game designers are charged to have a table to present their games. Continue reading

Crazier Eights Events at DunDraCon

m2-crown-of-kings2I will be attending DunDraCon at San Ramon, CA from Friday February 17th to Monday February 20th. My events can be found on their card game page here., but I will try to get some playtesting at Protospeil as well. I will be showing sneak previews of the Arabian Nights/10001 Nights version of Crazier Eights in addition to the new look for the game.

My main events are the following: Continue reading