I wrote up some observations on Carolina Death Crawl’s second go-round here. More nitty-gritty: Over the course of the game, 11 disgrace, 9 kill, and 5 burn cards were used. It’s hard to imagine a burn-heavy game, so that may
Hey all, Jason will be at Go Play Northwest this weekend, running Fiasco, Carolina Death Crawl, and some other stuff. Something called “Wall Street Roach” is also on the menu. If you are going, definitely say hello!
I found CSA Major Jedediah Hotchkiss’ map of North Carolina and overlaid Potter’s raid (.pdf). I don’t think this will be the actual thing, but it was cool to play with a period map. Weirdly, Rocky Mount does not show
Here’s a copy of the rules as they stand. This was just an experiment to see if I could squeeze them all on one sheet of paper, and it looks like it will be possible. This is Garamond 12/12, so
I’m building Carolina Death Crawl around 18-up card printing, so three sheets and a deck of 54. Here’s the mockup for Go Play Northwest: You can see the rules sheet horning in – they fit on a single sheet of
John Harper’s doing the art for Fiasco, and he’s got a delightful Saul Bass vibe going on the interior work so far. It’s going to look great. The blocky, active aesthetic just dovetails perfectly with the game’s irreverent tone and
I think the solution to the game’s handling time and weird flatness issues is, as with most things, Otherkind dice. Injecting an additional degree of player choice into the mix makes the math a little flighty, so more playtesting is
I had Joe and Remi over to playtest Cowboys With Big Hearts last night, and I was walking them through cowboy generation, when they both looked up at me expectantly. “So who are you playing?” Joe asked. And we all
I just handed off the diagram sketches to our artist for Fiasco and I can’t wait to see what he comes up with. I asked him to choose his own playset bits for #2 and #3, so that’ll be fun.
It’s getting swampy down here in North Carolina, and it seemed like it was time for a game design challenge! Check it out and enter your best little game – I dare you!