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Introducing “Year Zero Mini”

  [Update] The Year Zero Mini ruleset is now live and can be found here. Two game designers I have a lot of respect for have recently shared rules-light games that they want to play with their children. Diogo Nogueira has started working on Adventures in a World of Imagination, which is designed to play…
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12-Mar-19 0

M&B34: Game Design 1 – Worldbuilding

Due to popular demand, episode 34 marks the start of a new Game Design series here on Mud & Blood. Rather than produce a bunch of dry episodes about the theory of game design (arguably only of interest to a small number of people), we’ve decided to actually design a game live on the show, debating and thinking aloud each step of the way. What we’ll end up with is a suitably muddy & bloody game which we’ll share when the process is complete. In this inaugural episode, we do the first step – worldbuilding. So grab your drink of choice and join us as we zero in on the creating the setting of Mud & Blood!

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Music: Berserkir by Danheim

23-Feb-19 0

Nordsaga + Forbidden Lands

OK, it’s been a while since I’ve provided an update, and oh boy have I got a big one… I had a chance to playtest my latest Nordsaga draft just after Christmas with a visiting friend. It highlighted a number of issues which all go away if I make one big change: Make the game an…
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05-Jan-19 0