Category Archives: Designer Diaries

Designer Diaries: J.B. Howell

As a game designer I am all too familiar with testing a game and quickly finding out that it is horrible. It doesn't matter how many games I design some - probably most - of them still start out pretty awfully. However, whenever I play games with local designer, J.B. Howell, they always feel pretty…
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Designer Diaries: Ken Shannon

A while back I attended an amazing convention in Orlando, FL called Expedition Prototype Con and made lasting friendships. One of those friendships was with Ken Shannon, an incredible game designer that I am proud to call a friend. Ken is one of the kindest, most genuine people I have ever met and an incredibly…
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Designer Diaries: Luca Vince Caltabiano

When I was starting Atheris the company was all focused on an automotive themed trading card game called Holeshot Heroes. The team and I went to Gen Con in 2015 and instantly gravitated towards a table set-up to demo a game called Street Kings. The designer, Luca Vince Caltabiano, did a fabulous job with the…
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