Episode #72: Gaming with Edo on Overworld Games Experiments

Ed Baraf sits down with Brian Henk to discuss the history of experiments tried at Overworld Games, such as using IPs or releasing a game outside of Kickstarter — and how games have done in terms of profitability and copies sold. Going through what went well and what didn’t may give other creators some insight into what they should and should not do.

Audio Version: http://traffic.libsyn.com/theforbiddenlimb/edo_interview.mp3

 

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Top 5 Keys to Convention Preparation

We give our top 5 tips for convention preparation from the designer and publisher perspective. We also cover these topics:
– Smaller conventions vs. bigger conventions
– Should we go to non-gaming conventions?
– Matching conventions to your theme
– Reusing signage and supplies
– How many copies to bring?
– Packing for a con

Audio/Podcast Version: http://traffic.libsyn.com/theforbiddenlimb/FLP025.mp3

 

 

 

 

Wondercon Panel: Indie Publishing

Jeremy Commandeur hosts this WonderCon 2015 panel on Indie Tabletop Publishing. Jeremy is joined by these panelists:

  • Jeremy Commandeur
  • Chris Castagnetto
  • Brian Henk
  • Payton Lee

Podcast/Audio Version: http://traffic.libsyn.com/theforbiddenlimb/wondercon.mp3

Finding an Artist

The Forbidden Limb guys talk about different places to go to find an artist for your tabletop game.

Audio/Podcast Version: http://traffic.libsyn.com/theforbiddenlimb/FLP017.mp3

Topics:

  • Where can I go to find an artist?
  • What’s the difference between an artist and a graphic designer?
  • How much does an artist cost?

References:

http://www.comicsalliance.com http://www.fiverr.com http://www.deviantart.com http://www.99designs.com https://www.behance.net

Finding Art For Your Prototype

The Forbidden Limb debuts on The Dice Tower Network with tips on finding art for your prototype.

Audio/Podcast: http://traffic.libsyn.com/theforbiddenlimb/FLP016.mp3

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Top 9 Designer Considerations for Publishing Contracts

Jeremy tells us the top 9 items he believes designers should consider adding to a publishing contract before they sign it.

Audio/Podcast: http://traffic.libsyn.com/theforbiddenlimb/FLP015c.mp3

We don’t have video for this one due to some camera issues. Sorry about that!

Publishing Contracts

Learn about the important clauses in a contract between a tabletop game designer and publisher. What does a contract look like and what do you want to make sure is included, both from the publisher and designer perspective?

Audio/Podcast Version: http://traffic.libsyn.com/theforbiddenlimb/FLP015b.mp3