As you read this, I’ll be in the halls at UK Games Expo setting up my booth for when the doors open tomorrow. How I have missed being at shows and can not wait to see some of you tomorrow! You’ll find me just past the main entrance to hall 1 at stand 1-724.
The best part is, when I pack up the booth and travel home next week, I’ll be heading straight to the airport as I’ve been able to book last minute flights to Origins. While I won’t have a booth at Origins, I will be there for the full 5 days and look forward to meeting more of you there and perhaps playing some games together.
Please don’t be afraid to say hello, I am at these shows to have fun and get to meet people.
This month in publisher lessons I discussed the following topics:
- Growing a community part 1
- Cancelled pledges are OK
- Creating a demo for your game
- 10 red flags for Kickstarters
- Adapting to circumstance: The unplanned game
- How many followers do you need to fund a Kickstarter?
- How to ship games from China
An update on Frank
Throughout May I spent a lot of time planning for UKGE, finalising samples for Project Smoke (they look so good!), and I even managed to play some board games. I really enjoyed trying out First Rat which was very different to what I expected but fun nonetheless!
Until next time
For the past few years I’ve always worked on the basis of announcing games 3-weeks ahead of launching the Kickstarter but I’m thinking this time around I may be trying something a little different.
I’m still putting plans in place but perhaps next month I’ll have something ready to share.
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