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Open Letter To Board Game Designers, Publishers and Mobile Developers

This is an open letter to the people that feed our passion and lust for bits of cardboard to push around to conquer our enemies.

Dear Board Game Designers, Publishers and Mobile Developers,

I beg you to please please please when you decide to do a mobile version of your game take into consideration what you are designing for. You are designing for a hand held device that can be as small as couple of credit cards and as large as a sheet of 8x10 paper. Please try…

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Added by Mike Rinehart on January 19, 2013 at 8:34pm — No Comments

iOS/Android Gaming Aids and Apps

So I'm trying to conduct an unofficial survey here...

What kinds of gaming aids would you like to see for iOS and Android devices?

Please post ideas in the comments.

Added by Mike Rinehart on February 21, 2012 at 2:51pm — 8 Comments

When Good Game Stores Go Good: Endgame - origianlly written 7/2/08

Well, the game store I blogged about in a previous post has closed its doors after 15 years of serving Atlanta. I wonder if it is the current state of the economy or the fact that when they moved locations they lost clientèle. I'm not sure. I'm sure I'll run into a gaming bud at some point that can offer some insight. My guess is the price of a gallon of gas and disposable income to spend on games are inversely proportional to each other.



I quit going after visiting the new location.… Continue

Added by Mike Rinehart on August 20, 2008 at 9:53am — No Comments

When Good Game Stores Go Good - originally written 3/16/06

I don't know what it is, but part of the appeal of going into a game store is going somewhere that's kind of a not a bad place to be but not a real nice one either.



My local game store (I say local when it was a good 40 minute drive with no traffic) moved from the location where I first discovered it. It used to be in this run down strip mall next to a Piggly Wiggly or Save Rite or some other kind of discount grocery store. It actually didn’t look like the safest place to be after… Continue

Added by Mike Rinehart on August 20, 2008 at 9:51am — No Comments

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