I have lost only one night of sleep over work in the 28+ years I have been making games. It was the night we were waiting to see if Love Letter got nominated for the Spiele Des Jahres. Before the nomination I knew I was excited but did not think I was not emotionally invested in the nomination.Read More →

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We recently launched the entry information for an AEG Pitch Project.  For the next 3 months AEG is closing the normal submissions process and running a PITCH PROJECT for members of our designer forum.  What is the PITCH PROJECT?  The first PITCH PROJECT was the brainchild of Jay Cormier andRead More →

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  WE ARE GOING TO BUY TSR! TSR was an American game company and the publisher of Dungeons & Dragons. The company has a colorful history but the only information relevant to this story is that in 1997 TSR had major financial difficulties.  In fact, it was facing insolvency.  BobRead More →

If you are following along….back in the history of AEG #8 the company we created to publish Legend of the Five Rings, Five Rings Publishing Group (“FRPG”) got investment money to run a fast paced condensed version of our CCG plan.  Our original idea was to grow the business toRead More →

It’s official.  My staff thinks I am old.  That is me on the box (with the white hair).  The running joke at AEG is that I am not allowed to approve dice games.  It makes sense. I have an unnatural connection with dice and it is a distinct advantage inRead More →