The Ongoing Evolution of Wu Wei

The Ongoing Evolution of Wu Wei

The Ongoing Evolution of Wu Wei The Latest and Greatest Back in August of 2016, I sent out 8 prototypes around the world to play testers. These brave souls agreed to read the rule book and attempt to play the game while I was not present to explain the finer points of...
The Genesis of a New Tabletop Project

The Genesis of a New Tabletop Project

The Genesis of a New Tabletop Project Getting Started The minimum amount of time required to make a half-way decent board game seems to fall in the 2-3 years range. That’s the equivalent of how long it would take to get your masters degree. And trust me when I...
Zen and the Art of Board Game Design

Zen and the Art of Board Game Design

Zen and the Art of Board Game Design Changing Perspectives The title of this post is a bit tongue-in-cheek because of the appropriation fad of making everything Zen or Tao. That being said I actually want to talk about the present moment. I’ve had the great...
The Student Has Become The Master

The Student Has Become The Master

The Student Has Become The Master Balancing Act I wanted to give players the opportunity to explore being a master and a student at the same time. Whenever I talk about Kung Fu or Tai Chi with friends, they tend to ask me if I am teaching. Sometimes I am teaching...
Organic, Thematic, and Never Static…Game Mechanics

Organic, Thematic, and Never Static…Game Mechanics

Organic, Thematic, and Never Static…Game Mechanics Great Things Come From Failure I have made virtually every mistake you can think of when it comes to creating game mechanics for Wu Wei. I make it a personal challenge to take every rule or concept out to the...
Journey of the Changing Board Game Prototype

Journey of the Changing Board Game Prototype

Journey of the Changing Board Game Prototype The evolution of a crazy notion… I have never worked on a project the way I have worked on this board game. It’s hard to explain why it takes so long to get something like this done. I have no doubt that there...
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