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Showing posts from December, 2019

Jay Cormier of Off the Page Games

We speak to Jay Cormier , Vancouver-based game designer of Belfort , In the Hall of the Mountain King , Junk Art and many more .  Jay tells us about the merits of working in design partnerships and belonging to the Game Artisans of Canada . He recounts how he and his long-term design partner Sen-Foong Lim pitched their first games and made their initial industry connections. We learn about his new publishing company, Off the Page Games and their forthcoming game MIND MGNT, based on the hit comic book by Matt Kindt. Stick around til the end of the episode to lean about the comedian who inspires him to keep expanding into new ventures.  Fact of the show : Jay tells us how he and Sen popularized the board game sellsheet!  Links   Episode https://testcoastgames.s3-us-wes

Eric Raué of the Game Artisans of Canada

We speak to Eric Raué, Vancouver based game designer of Town Builder: Coevorden (2019) and member of the Game Artisans of Canada . Eric tells us about his early love of video games and the one that inspired him to start designing games. We learn about Town Builder and just how to pronounce Coevorden ("coup-for-dunn"). Eric tells about working with local publisher First Fish games and their successful Kickstarter campaign. We learn about the Game Artisans of Canada and how they help new designers hone their craft. TestCoastGames-012-eric-raue-of-the-GAC.mp3