2020 brought us a global pandemic and, along with it, social distancing, masks, financial uncertainty and postponed delivery dates. For our end-of-the-year special we decided to turn to some of our favourite solo and soloable game designers and ask them to share their own experiences, feelings, plans and hopes both for the year we leave behind and the year to come.
Every day until December 31 we will publish one of these short interviews (we have no patience for long ones).
Update: Dire Alliance: Horror has launched on Kickstarter and the campaign will run for 21 days. You may pledge for a copy of the game with or without the minis, or for the minis alone. Our preview post below was published on October 24. Dire Alliance: Horror is a 1-4 player deck building and dice rolling game in which you fight against forces of evil. It supports both a competitive (designed by David Thompson) and a cooperative mode (designed by the Sadler brothers), and it
Freedom Five: A Sentinel Comics Board Game is a 1-5 player cooperative adventure game in which a team of superheroes is trying to protect their city from the evil Baron Blade and his minions. It launched on Kickstarter yesterday, October 20, and the campaign will run for 23 days. You may pledge either for the retail or the Kickstarter edition of the game, or pay quite a bit more to have the minis pre-painted and receive extra dice and card sleeves. Freedom Five is scenario-ba
Feel like playing as a commando in a game inspired by vintage run-and-gun video games? The Sadler brothers got you covered with Contra: The Board Game. Their 1-4 player cooperative hand management and dice rolling game will be available for pre-order from the Blacklist Games website on July 30. Contra takes place in the 27th century. You are a member of the Contra Task Force, fighting against the alien terrorist organization Red Falcon Army. Armed with weapons, you will charg