Author Archives: Boardcrafting

Almost Famous

Boardcrafting was in the New York Times (sort of)! I was doing some vanity googling tonight, as one does – sometimes it’s fun to see where images of the Boardcrafting Catan boards pop up, and I saw a still image … Continue reading

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Refused Redemption and Corpsemonsters

Last night I completed my first playtest campaign of Deckahedron World! It. was. epic. Brian, Garrett, Greg, Jared, and I (and guest-star Joe as the Party Goblin) wove a tale of purple potatoes, murder, plagues, escapes, drug manufacturing, faction upheaval, … Continue reading

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Role Playing Games

I’ve been dabbling in Role Playing Games like D&D lately.  I’ve been using a commercial online game supply maker to make some playing cards for a RPG I’m designing, and I’m pleased with the results. I’m calling it Deckahedron

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Readying laser-cut Carcassonne

I’ve been finding some time recently to continue working on my designs for a laser-cut Carcassonne board.  It’s gone through revisions as I’ve been solving tricky problems and re-doing parts I wasn’t happy with.  Now I’ve got some wood to … Continue reading

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Laser-cut Carcassonne

I have been working recently on designs for a laser-cut Carcassonne set. I have completed a prototype of The River and some start tiles. I brought them all to KublaCon a couple weekends ago, and played many a game of … Continue reading

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Catan Treasure Chest

David Sopko has some very lucky friends. He created a wonderful wedding gift – a customized boxed set of Catan: Cities and Knights using Boardcrafting tiles, felt bags for the player pieces, and wooden trays for the cards. In his … Continue reading

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Combination Platter

The greatest thing about attending KublaCon last year was connecting with so many fellow board game enthusiasts, sharing ideas, and getting new inspiration. Jorge showed me a great example of mixing Boardcrafting tiles (he has the “Fancywood” edition with cherry and … Continue reading

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Tile Extractin’ Backing Action

One part of my Catan boards that doesn’t get enough attention is the backing. The backing is almost invisible during play, and it is obviously critical to keeping the frame together, but there’s one feature of the backing I haven’t … Continue reading

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Grand Opening on Amazon.com

Last week, I launched Boardcrafting on Amazon. It was a bit of a challenge jumping through all their hoops – particularly for a small company like mine, as I don’t have any UPC codes or any pictures with a white … Continue reading

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Laser-cut Hive Picnic

At the Stern Grove Music Festival this year I decided to encourage insect invaders on the picnic blanket. These are my personal set of Hive tiles, laser-cut and etched, with my own insect designs.

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