Hostage (pause) Negotiator! A Conversation with … AJ Porfirio of Van Ryder Games


It's a tense situation. A terrorist has taken control of the opera. Hundreds of people are held under the threat of being blown to bits. The police have surrounded the complex and are trying to figure out how free the hostages. They wait desperately for the one person who can save those people. Enter the [...]

A Look Inside – A Conversation with … Chris James of Casual Games Revolution


I'm talking to Chris James this time. Chris is the head honcho of Casual Games Revolution and Stratus Games. CGR publishes Casual Games Insider, a gaming magazine that is aimed right at bridging the gap between hardcore gamers and 'family' gamers. Tom: Hi Chris. It’s been quite a while since we last talked. What have [...]

The Fastest Yardmaster – A Conversation with David Short


David Short is my guest this time. We had an interesting time talking. I hope you enjoy the interview. Tom: David, you are best known for Ground Floor from TMG. Catch us up on it. David: Ground Floor released a little over a year ago. Since then, it has been played around the world, garnered [...]

Scott Almes Does It Again – A Quick Review of Harbour


  Scott Almes has another game on Kickstarter. Yep that is right. Another one. That’s like 15 this year. This one is from Tasty Minstrel Games. It’s called Harbour. In Harbour, players are entrepreneurs constructing buildings on the harbour of their city. These buildings produce goods which are sold to make money. Money is used [...]