Nerdlab Podcast

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Today we have a great guest on the show and I am really excited to learn more about his game. He is the designer of AracKhan Wars, a strategy card game that just got successfully funded with more than 100k on Kickstarter last month. It’s a high
Today we have a great guest on the show. Gary Dworetsky is the designer and publisher of the very successful game Imperium: The Contention. The game has an incredible 8.1 rating on board game geek and is a 4-X card game about deploying fleets,
This week I had the chance to talk to Carlo Bortolini, a fellow game designer (Memoarr and Riftforce). Riftforce is a dueling card game that involves factions, drafting, combos, and different strategies. All the good stuff I love so much about
This week I have the incredible honor of hosting one of the best game designers in the world. He has designed countless games and it doesn’t seem like he is going to stop :-) And the majority of them are incredibly successful. For example he de
This week I have the honor of hosting Tom Lehmann, one of the best game designers in history. I wanted to talk to him for quite a while and am very happy that I now have the chance to do so. He has been designing many many games over the last 2
This week follow up on the topic of E-Mail Listbuilding as a Game Designer. Last week I talked about why you should start an E-Mail List. This week the focus is on how to do it. In the podcast, I cover the high-level process of: Creating a Lead
This week we tackle a very important topic. Last week I talked about why it is important to pput yourself out there and be active in the board game community. This week I am going to talk about why I think it is super important to create a rela
This week I talked about the importance of being part of the community and why it is so important to give without asking for anything in return. These are some of the topics we talked about on the show:   Why I started the podcast and the nerdl
If you want to join our Nerdlab Game Design Mastermind Groups, you can apply here:   Join a Mastermind Groups   This week I have the honor of hosting one of the best game designers in history. Without overstating, I can say that he and his game
Fantasy Realms on Boardgamegeek Fantasy Realms on Wizkids Today we have a great guest on the show. One of his earlier games is an industry highlight and has won a Gamers' Choice Award for the Best Board Game in 2004. One of his newer creations
This is the second part of me applying the Blue Ocean Strategy to Board Game Design. In this week I go through the methodology step by step and try to explain how to come up with innovative new ideas for the board game industry.   Do you want t
Do you want to use the Blue Ocean Strategy for your Game? Check out the Slides I prepared for you   In today's episode, I asked myself: Why are new games developed? How does it start? And how do the groundbreaking successes differ from less suc
Today's episode will be a bit different from the other episodes. Usually, I interview experienced game designers or do a lot of research about a topic before I cover it here on the show. Today it's more of a discussion I'd say. But since I'm al
Today's episode is about point-scoring mechanics. I went through different games like Sushi Go, Cat Lady, Point Salad or Go nuts for donuts. What do those games have in common? They all have some form of card distribution mechanic and a final s
Please take a look at Radlands on Kickstarter. I honestly think the game looks amazing. And I don't only mean the astonishing art, but also the gameplay and mechanics. I just backed it myself and am looking forward to adding it to my collection
In today's episode, I analyze the new keywords and mechanics of the Magic the Gathering set "Kaldheim". Especially "Foretell" and "Boast" which are very different. One has a lot of clear visible information and asks a very precise and direct qu
In today's episode, I explain my method of learning the language of my target audience? In order to do so, I asked people over at Reddit about what they like about Dueling Strategy Card Games and identified their answers and especially the word
This week I talked about the importance of being part of the community and why it is so important to give without asking for anything in return. If you want to join our playtest on April 18th, you can register here: Nerdlab Playtest Registratio
If you want to join our Nerdlab Game Design Mastermind Groups, you can apply here: Join a Mastermind Groups This week I have the honor of hosting one of the best game designers in history. Without overstating, I can say that he and his games ar
Fantasy Realms on BoardgamegeekFantasy Realms on Wizkids Today we have a great guest on the show. One of his earlier games is an industry highlight and has won a Gamers’ Choice Award for the Best Board Game in 2004. One of his newer creations i
This is the second part of me applying the Blue Ocean Strategy to Board Game Design. In this week I go through the methodology step by step and try to explain how to come up with innovative new ideas for the board game industry. Do you want to
Do you want to use the Blue Ocean Strategy for your Game?Check out the Slides I prepared for you In today’s episode, I asked myself: Why are new games developed? How does it start? And how do the groundbreaking successes differ from less succes
Today’s episode will be a bit different from the other episodes. Usually, I interview experienced game designers or do a lot of research about a topic before I cover it here on the show. Today it’s more of a discussion I’d say. But since I’m al
Today’s episode is about point-scoring mechanics. I went through different games like Sushi Go, Cat Lady, Point Salad or Go nuts for donuts. What do those games have in common? They all have some form of card distribution mechanic and a final s
Please take a look at Radlands on Kickstarter. I honestly think the game looks amazing. And I don’t only mean the astonishing art, but also the gameplay and mechanics. I just backed it myself and am looking forward to adding it to my collection
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