Board Game Business Podcast

What's the best way to get noticed by a publisher at a convention? What annoys them? What excites them? We talk about our experience and lessons learned as we cover these topics:

 - Making Appointments
 - Sell Sheets
 - Elevator Pitch
 - Finding a Publisher that Fits Your Game
 - Publisher Speed Dating
 - Ludography
 - Demos
 - Follow-ups After a Pitch

Video version on The Dice Tower:

Direct download: FLP027.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:52pm PDT

Richard New, Jeremy Commandeur, and Brian Henk talk about writing rules for a board game. Here are some of the topics we cover in this episode:

  • Different styles of reading and writing rules
  • Rules layouts
  • Managing versions of rules
  • Rules editors
  • Sanity test
  • Reference cards vs. rules
  • Rules for an expansion
  • Blind playtests



  • The Game Crafter Sanity Tests []
Direct download: FLP026.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:29am PDT

The top 5 keys to convention preparation from the designer and publisher perspective.

Also, how do you prepare for a smaller convention? Which conventions should you attend? 

Video/YouTube Version:


Direct download: FLP025.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 8:29pm PDT