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London Playtest meetup

The December Meetup will be on Sunday 16th December from 1pm to 8pm.

If you've designed a game, bring it along and give it a play or just enjoy playing other people's prototypes in a friendly and constructive atmosphere.

If you would like to bring along a new design, contact Rob Harris (Organiser) and we will add your game to the list.

 

You can follow the group's blog at www.playtest.co.uk

We also have a guild page on BGG: www.boardgamegeek.com/guild/1398


Games to be playtested (TBC):

Fishy business - board game with trading (Mo Holkar)

Caterwaul - new game prototype (Mo Holkar)

Shah - new game prototype (Peter Coffey)

Movie Mogul - auction card game (Rob Harris)

Dwarf Chess - new game prototype (Dave Turner)

Brent Crude - oil industry game (Andrew Bond)

Hold the Front Page - newspaper industry game (Andrew Bond)

Jam - a transport strategy game (Ben)

Outrun - real-world game (Rob Harris)

Scattered Fleet - a space exploration game (Andrew Rowse)

 

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  • James L.

    Hi all - I'm hoping to come to this soon, once I have a playable prototype of the game I'm working on to show - I wanted to ask, hen making cards for use in your prototypes, do you guys just print and cut yourselves usually or get them done professionally? If so what printers do linen-style cards like those in Waterdeep?

    1 · December 12, 2012

    • James L.

      Thanks guys some great advice here :) ill print myself I think until I'm happy then try out superior pod

      December 12, 2012

    • Lawrence

      I design my cards and colour print them on A4 card. then cut them at home. Can also be laminated.

      December 20, 2012

  • blunder1983 (.

    Gutted I can't make it. I'm wondering if we ordered some bits on Spielmaterial.de would anyone be up for a designing session? We could choose from a selection of bits and design a game in a day :O

    1 · December 11, 2012

    • Rob H.

      Sounds like a great idea. Don't forget out 10% discount at www.boardgameextras.co.u­k Let me know if you need any help organising this. It could be part of a monthly Playtest meetup or a separate event, we could promote here.

      December 11, 2012

    • Lawrence

      Like Rob said, lets bulk order some bits from boardgameextras.co.uk and put together some shiny new games!

      December 20, 2012

  • Andrew B.

    Excellent company and a fantastic opportunity to try out new game ideas, both your own and other people's

    December 18, 2012

  • Mo H.

    A great day as usual, thanks all!

    December 17, 2012

  • Andrew R.

    I'd like to test a large tweak for Scattered Fleet (using hexes instead of squares for locations), but am happy to defer to people who didn't get anything to table last time :)

    December 16, 2012

  • Rob H.

    Not sure that Movie Mogul is going to make it for tomorrow :( Instead I've going to be trying out a real-world game called Outrun that I'm planning to run at the Science Museum in January.

    December 15, 2012

    • Mo H.

      Sounds good, looking forward to hearing more about this tomorrow!

      December 15, 2012

  • Mo H.

    Ixnay on Caterwaul, unfortunately, been too busy to get it together. Next time!
    But I am still bringing Fishy Business, revised quite a bit from last time.

    1 · December 11, 2012

    • Rob H.

      Looking forward to giving Fishy Business a try. Katarina really liked it last time.

      December 11, 2012

    • Mo H.

      I've aimed to polish away a few more of the potential frustration factors that were still present in that version. We shall see…

      December 11, 2012

  • Ben

    I'll be bringing a strategy game, working title Jam - actually a variant of the tube map game I brought last time, but with taxis driving around a fictional city instead.

    1 · December 11, 2012

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