Welcome special guest host Joe Slack, author of The Board Game Designers Guide, and force behind The Board Game Designers Course.
In Quick Thoughts, Joe and Royce talk about some recent plays, include Night Parade of 100 Yokai, recent kickstarter Voyages, and Iwari.
In The News, how will Ravensburger buying Gamefound affect the future of Kickstarter and crowdfunding table top games?
In New to the Collection, Royce has a super deluxe game that includes a cow poop mechanic, and a new beige trading in the Mediterranean euro. Joe talks about Cartographers.
Our Main Event is all about supporting your local game designers. What can you do? Where can you find them? Why is it important to give to the local design community?
And finally in a very special TOP 3: We talk about the game designers you should be watching. These are the folks that are new to the scene but have the potential to be among the greats. Our TOP 3 up and coming game designers.