I have now made posts about three different games and think it might be appropriate to let everyone know what the plan is with all these projects and let you know about some other projects that have come and gone or are still on their way.
Active Projects: (ordered by start date)
1. Meeple Adventure
2. Conflicting Ore'ders
3. The Next Don
4. Roasted Empire
5. Crazy Kitties
1. My Die (is replaced by The Next Don)
2. Word Weaver
3. Fruit Traders
1. Inept Recruits
Summary of Active Projects
Meeple Adventure (or Adventure of the Meeples)
This project is definitely an early work in progress, I have a very long way to go and have been wrestling with it for quite a bit. The game is going to be a dungeon crawl where the dungeon gets created as you go, drafting tiles and placing them to help advance your position or hinder your opinion. As you progress through the dungeon you'll refine your combat deck, which is a deck of cards container basic attacks of three types. Strength, Wisdom, Dexterity. This game is a long ways off and isn't quite ready for play testing yet! (no site yet!)
This project is a mining game, you can read more about this game at www.thegamecrafter.com/games/conflicting-ore-ders. We are trying to refine this game and improve upon it. This game was made with in conjunction with Jeremy Lounds. More to come on these changes!
The Next Don
This project I am hoping will be my first kickstarted project. I have hired an artist to redo the art work for this game. This game I kept most people in the dark about as I created the first version using images of my family members and gifted it to my family for Christmas. The Next Don is a Mafia themed version of My Die. I am still iterating on certain aspects of the game as the art trickles in. You can find information about My Die here, as it was my social deduction contest entry. www.thegamecrafter.com/games/my-die. I am hoping to make the next version of this game have 2 different play styles, advanced and simple, simple will be nearly identical to what you see in the My Die shop page, and advanced will have some extra mechanisms to increase the action. Updates will be continuing to flow in on this game, hopefully will get a version on Tabletop Simulator before long!
This project is the first of my two 2020 contest entries. I believe the game is contest ready and I am currently working on adding videos, you can see my previous post regarding the How To Play video and there will be a Play Through video on the way soon! Check out the details at www.thegamecrafter.com/games/roasted-empire. This game his heavy on the strategy but quick to play! I hope to play it with you someday soon either in person or on Tabletop Simulator. This game has received a lot of positive reviews and I may consider kick starting it in the future. Currently working on some expansion ideas.
This project is the second of my two 2020 contest entries and was a result of not having created a great family game and being inspired by a family game night. Crazy Kitties is fast and furious and a ton of fun for all ages. Check it out at www.thegamecrafter.com/games/crazy-kitties.
Summary of Completed and Shelved Projects
This project has been replaced by The Next Don. See the above information
This project was met with mixed reviews, it is a very challenging story telling game that really makes people step outside their comfort zone. www.thegamecrafter.com/games/word-weaver. I am unsure if I will ever dig this concept back up again or not.
This project is completed! You can buy a copy from me as I still have a good number left, or order a copy from The Game Crafter. www.thegamecrafter.com/games/inept-recruits.
Well, that is it for now! Check back in soon, next post will hopefully be the Play Through video for Roasted Empire.