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Breaking Into Board Games

Breaking into Board Games is a podcast about breaking into the hobby game industry. Every week, we interview a person of note, and give tips and tricks to make your way into the business of games. Hosts: Gil Hova -- Publisher -- @gilhova Gil Hova has been designing games since 2000. He has three published games, a fourth one on the way, and is now self-publishing as Formal Ferret Games. Gil lives in Jersey City, NJ, with his girlfriend and two adorable ferrets. Ian Zang -- Developer -- @ianzangdesign Ian Zang is a developer that has been making games from an early age. His most recent work has been on corporate game design, and rulebook editing. Ian lives with his wife in Pittsburgh, working as a consultant. Tony Miller -- Designer -- @beardedroguegames Tony Miller is an unpublished designer looking to land his first contract. He lives in Northern KY where he is furiously getting his designs ready for publishers between working at his IT job and taking care of his family.
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Now displaying: February, 2016
Feb 24, 2016

Tony, Ian, and Gil talk about the ins and outs of the newer addition to the business end of the board game industry: Speed Dating. We also talk about pitching to publishers in general.

 

Links: 

Sell Sheets

http://www.leagueofgamemakers.com/how-to-build-a-sell-sheet-for-your-game/

http://www.knapsackgames.com/blog/2015/3/14/10-tips-for-writing-board-game-sell-sheets

http://boardgameben.com/7-must-haves-on-your-sell-sheet/

https://inspirationtopublication.wordpress.com/2010/10/03/step-14-create-sales-sheets/

 

Icons: 

http://game-icons.net/

https://thenounproject.com/

 

As always, please follow us on social media, we like to hear from our listeners. What do you want to hear more about? Who do you want us to interview? Let us know!

Our Hosts: 

Designer -- Tony Miller @beardedroguegames

Developer -- Ian Zang @ianzangdesign

Publisher -- Gil Hova @gilhova

 

Feb 10, 2016

Our intrepid hosts interview Joel Eddy about becoming a video reviewer of games. 

Please reach out to us on social media! We love to hear what you think. 

@breakingintobg on twitter

breakingintoboardgames@gmail.com

 

You can find Joel online at his website: DriveThruVideos.com

 

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