J.J. Altenburg

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Critical Role Crafts: The Crow’s Nest Inn & Tavern By Anne Palmer

<i>Critical Role</i> fans see them here every week: the wonderful art and gifs Critters (<b>Critical Role</b> fans) make in honor of our favorite group of …

Board Games

Games News! 15/05/2017

Paul: Quinns! The oven timer has gone off! What have you got in there, exactly? It looks like… bread. Quinns: No, that’s not bread that’s rising. …

Good Little Games Aren’t Just Great (They’re Free Too)

Who doesn’t love free stuff? Game designers Brett J. Gilbert and Matthew Dunstan are truly making a mission of total inclusiveness. With Good Little …

Board Games

Steal These RPG Mechanics to Make Your D&D Game Better

New mechanics are coming fast and furious out of Wizard of the Coast’s Unearthed Arcana column. It’s still unclear where and when these new player …

Infographic: 3 Basic Principles of Color Theory for Designers

3 Basic Principles of Color Theory for Designers + Infographic<p>November 9, 2017<p><i>Richard Mehl, author of Playing with Color, explains the values and</i> …

4 Mental Exercises to Stretch Your Game Design Muscles

Creativity and Innovation are two of the biggest buzzwords in business. However, as much as they are touted as essentials, there are few resources to …

How to Design a Board Game

This blog is about crowdfunding and entrepreneurship. But it’s hosted on my company website, which is mostly about the “games” portion of “Stonemaier …

Tips for Designing Heavier Games

Lately, I have been working on two heavier designs. One is an upcoming release to come out at GenCon and the other is a new co-design with fellow …

Hard-to-find Geeklists on dice mechanics

Hard-to-find Geeklists on dice mechanics<p>I went looking for Geeklists on innovative (and any other) dice mechanics, and these are what I found. Most …

Level Up : Custom Dice Made to Order For You

Eric Harshbarger’s custom dice are a labor of love. There are more than a few that will tug at your heart as someone who loves analog games. Like …

The 3 Key Questions of Core Engine Design

We are back with a deep dive into Collectible Game Core Engine Design. For an overview of collectible game design, click here.<p>Core Engine Design is …

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Broccoli, Lemon, and Parmesan Soup + Semolina Crackers

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: "Crackers, you complete me." -Soup</i><p>Just like Thelma had Louise, Laverne had Shirley, and Romy had Michele, soup has crackers. Soup</i> …

How to Cook Like a Millionaire

Foie gras, truffles—this book will teach you how to cook and eat like you have a million dollars.<p><i>Getting a chef to pick a favorite cookbook is like</i> …