While this is normally a pretty slow time of year for me (things really crank from Con of the North time in February through GenCon in August, andthen sort of change into a slow-mo through Fall and early Winter) I have been up to a few things.
First, I’d like to direct your attention to a copy of Jump Gate that I have entered into the 2012 Jack Vasel Memorial Fund Auction at BoardGameGeek. I will sign it and write an inside-the-cover message (if the winning bidder wants that sort of thing) … and I’ll ship it to anywhere in the world. So, if you’re still looking to get a copy of the game and/or want to back a great gamer-focused charity, then put a bid on the thing.
Second, I’m happy to see that FatherGeek has had a chance to play Dicey Curves with the DANGER! Expansion, and really seems to like it, as do his little geeks. I’d love to play a game with that crew — it has to be a blast!
As for games I am working on right now … lately, my time has been spent working out a simple dice game that recently popped into my brain. I’ve put up a generic set of rules here: Simple Dice Game (Code Name: SB) (290 downloads)
I do have a theme planned for the game, along with a specific target market … so, my next steps will be to get a nice prototype put together and get it tested by some folks.
Finally, I am continue to edge Magistrate forward. All of the post-GenCon changes have been worked in, I’ve figured out what would all go into the updated prototype, and I’m slogging my way through an updated rulebook … and, if you know how I work, you know that the rules-writing thing is a bit of a hang-up for me. So, wish me luck and send me encouragement. 😉