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Here is all the Crowdfunding stuff I find interesting and am looking at backing personally.

If the page is quiet, it’s not that I’m not interested – it’s that my wallet is on life support.

Can you outwit your own creation in The Grid: AI Awakens?

A great warning from a great movie: “Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should.” In The Grid: AI Awakens, you play as scientists that already have, but still try to turn the situation to their own advantage.

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If you thought trick-taking games were gone, here comes Gorus Maximus

Trick Taking games. When people hear of these games, they think of Hearts, Spades, Bridge and Euchre. Gorus Maximus shares the roots of these games but is definitely not any of them.

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One Last Job is up on Kickstarter

In honour of the ‘Hiest’ Blatherings last week, news on a new Kickstarter that looks great. While Android: Netrunner is coming to a close, the daunting task of teaching new players is real and one of the reasons I stopped playing. One Last Job looks to capture a lot of the ‘sweatiness’ I love about Android: Netrunner, but contained in one single deck. This could be a ‘light’ replacement for a loved game!

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Watching the Blood on the Clocktower

I love social deduction games. Get a group of people together, and it can be a great way to end a night. Australian designer Steven Medway and the team from the Pandemonium Institute seem to have similar ideas and has made Blood on the Clocktower with mechanics to specifically address some common social deduction negatives.

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What is this? It tastes… That’s Not Lemonade!

The crew at Tuesday Knight Games, with the help of Matt Fantastic, have done it again. We mentioned That’s Not Lemonade on the last Blatherings, but now it’s live on Kickstarter and ready for you to push your luck!

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