Category Archives: Interviews

Liga: Hexemonia preview with some designer’s notes

Designer: Fabio Attoli Publisher: Pendragon Games Studio Players: 2-4 Time: 45 minutes Ages: 13+ Rules will be soon available on Pendragon Game Studio web-site Once upon a time there was hexes: every game with the ambition to be something more … Continue reading

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The Art of Design: interviews to game designers #25 – Paolo Mori

Here I’m again after a long stop. Organizing PLAY: The Games Festival becomes years after years more time demanding and dry up all my free time. I hope to be able to start post again with regularity on Opinionated Gamers. … Continue reading

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The Art of Design: Interviews to game designers #24 – Jeffrey D. Allers

Dear gamers, after a long silence here again with some new interviews to game designers. In the meanwhile I have to say that I used some pieces of my past interviews as important designers notes on an upcoming book about … Continue reading

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The Art of Design: Interviews of game designers #23 – Bernd Eisenstein

Dear Gamers, here again after a long silence to continue my series of interviews.  Please, write me if you are interested in some particular designer or, if you are a designer interested in being interviewed.  In the meanwhile I have … Continue reading

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Kris Hall: Interview with Martin Wallace – April 2013

The Kickstarter campaign for Martin Wallace’s latest game A Study in Emerald recently launched.  So this seemed to be a good time for another interview with Mr. Wallace. Kris: Congratulations on achieving your Kickstarter goal for A Study in Emerald … Continue reading

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Essen Preview #28: Interview with Scott Alden (Aldie) from Boardgamegeek.com

One of my other jobs in the gaming industry is serving as one of the file admins for Boardgamegeek.com – perhaps you’ve heard of the site?  When the site started, it was merely an online repository for session reports.  Since … Continue reading

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Essen Preview #6: Interview with Ted Alspach, Designer of Suburbia (Bezier/Lookout)

Today, we have another Essen Preview interview – this one continues our format of a concise 16 question interview.  Today, we’re trying a not-so-subtle attempt to flood the airwaves with news about Suburbia, the new city-building game coming out from … Continue reading

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2012 Essen Preview #3: Interview with Tony Boydell – designer of Snowdonia (Surprised Stare / Lookout)

Well, last year we had a fair amount of success doing some interviews with game designers and publishers about their new offerings at SPIEL.  This year, we’re going to continue with a series of interviews, but we’re going to try … Continue reading

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The Art of Design: interviews to game designers #22 – Rudiger Dorn

Dear Gamers, after reaching the interview #20 I’m continuing the series: Eric Lang and today I’m gone to interview Rudiger Dorn, one of the greatest examples of the so called “German School”. Goa really impressed me (and gamers world) and … Continue reading

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The Art of Design: interviews to game designers #21 – Eric M. Lang

Dear Gamers, after reaching the interview #20 I’m continuing the series: today I’m gone to interview Eric M. Lang, one of the greatest designer in the outstanding Fantasy Flight Games team (Eric is the first of the FFG’s designers I … Continue reading

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