Board Game Business Podcast

Today we dig into the Patreon mailbag and answer these questions:

  • How do you recover from being punched in the gut?
  • What is a unique enough selling point for a game?
  • What are some component cost considerations to take when
  • manufacturing your game?
  • Should I fulfill my Kickstarter campaign myself?
  • Is it possible to manufacture games in the US?


Thanks to Mark Edwards for editing this!

Direct download: BGBP085.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:46am PDT

How has the board game industry changed in the last 5 years? Brian co-founded Overworld Games about 6 years before this was recorded so it's also a view of how things have changed between when he started publishing games and now.

Here is the top 5 list:
5) More games in big box retailers
4) It's easier to make games
3) Kickstarter explosion
2) Growth of games at conventions
1) Distribution is harder


Direct download: BGBP084.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00pm PDT