Welcome to my first “Beyond the Box” post. In this series, I hope to interview people who are involved in the UK board game industry in one way or another. This could be anyone, whether they are illustrators, designers, board game shop/cafe owners, or are just involved in the UK board game scene in some way.
This week I talk to Jamie Noble Frier, aka The Noble Artist, about his upcoming game Hero Master: an Epic Game of Epic Fails, which hits Kickstarter next week. We also touch on his career as a freelance digital artist in the board game industry.
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Avoiding zombies is imperative to survival in an apocalypse. But zombies aren’t the only danger – rival communities might be more of a risk to each other then the zombies ever were! This is what the Last One In (by City Games) explores. Players compete to rescue civilians and eliminate each other’s town with zombies. The first player to save 50 civilians or inflict the wrath of 100 zombies onto the other town wins!
I was lucky enough to demo Last One In at the UK Games Expo last week, and have the game explained to me by its designer Mark Taylor. Not long after, I got my phone out and backed the game! And here are my reasons why:
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You don’t have to be in the hobby long until you start to hear about the ‘Tiny Epic’ series by Gamelyn Games; games that are renowned for providing an epic gaming experience despite the tiny box size. Unfortunately, I’ve not had the opportunity to play any of the current Tiny Epic games yet. But as soon as I saw Tiny Epic Zombies pop up on Kickstarter, I knew this was about to change! And here’s why:
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