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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 Tony Miller -- Designer -- @beardedroguegames Tony Miller is an unpublished designer looking to land his first contract.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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Oct 25, 2017

Gil and Ian talk to Ben Rosset, a Product Manager at Panda Game Manufacturing about the work he does behind the scenes to make sure games get made correctly. 

We also chat about his forays into game design and development.

 

You can reach out to Ben on twitter:

@benrosset

Or reach him by email:

Ben(AT)pandagm.com

 

 

Hosts:

Tony - Designer - @beardedroguegames

Ian - Developer - @ianzangdesign

Gil - Publisher - @gilhova



"There It Is" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Oct 11, 2017

Tony, Gil, and Ian talk to Evan Derrick, one of the two minds behind Van Ryder Games about his role in the industry and how he got there. From beginning with designing Battlestar Galactica Express, now known as Dark Moon, to balancing two full time jobs to ensure Van Ryder is successful.

 

You can reach out to Evan here:

Twitter: @evanderrick 

Email: Evan(AT)vanrydergames.com

Website: vanrydergames.com

Detective: City of Angels is on Kickstarter - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/vanrydergames/detective-city-of-angels

 

Hosts:

Tony - Designer - @beardedroguegames

Ian - Developer - @ianzangdesign

Gil - Publisher - @gilhova



"There It Is" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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