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Back to School Already?

It’s already Fall! Have you been busy getting ready for a new year of school? New clothes, backpacks, and other supplies have been top topics around here for the last while. But we also have a game design update! A New Look for Back to School It’s been 3 years since we launched PlayGames2Learn.com with

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Two Years of Indie Game Design

Thank you Nikita for two years of #TheIndieTabletopNewsletter! It’s been a great vehicle to share progress and find out about the work of other indie game designers! 🙂 In celebration, we thought we’d recap what we’ve shared over these 24 issues: July 2020 – we introduced PlayGames2Learn.com in the first issue and listed the dozen+

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Scaling Gameplay

With creative attention on the next Emma Sharpe Adventure and as a new phase of schooling continues to demand more cycles, game design sits on the backburner. However, we recently enjoyed introducing a couple of our younger games to some new players and we were reminded of our article “Introducing Board Games – Start Small”.

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A New Year of Creativity!

Last year was a pretty productive year of creativity! We released: Our 1st historical novel – “The Day the Pirates Went Mad”, an adventure for middle-grade readers set at the turn of the 18th century. Cover and illustrations by @JonMerchant21 The 2nd Pirate Pursuit – “The King’s Pardon”, available as a standalone card game or as

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Two Pirate Pursuit Games?

Yes! We now have Pirate Pursuit – The Spanish Treasure Fleet and Pirate Pursuit – The King’s Pardon. Both games let players test each other’s knowledge of real pirate lore: people, places, events, naval vocabulary, etc. However, each game is quite different. Pirate Pursuit – The King’s Pardon Our latest game is a competitive, push-your-luck,

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Pirates Arr Us!

The pirates of Captain Flim Flam’s mini crew ‘ave a ‘joke’ fer ye this #TalkLikeAPirateDay! Pirates have been a Frequent Theme Since we started PlayGames2Learn.com almost 3 years ago, a significant percentage of our releases have had a pirate theme: Pirates vs. Skeletons – one of our first published games, this dice-roller pits an attacking

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DONE is a Powerful Feeling

“Pirate Pursuit – The King’s Pardon” is done. I have recently completed the final design work and ordered the proof. Yay! Though the project is not quite complete, the game is. There is the store page to do, and then the proof may reveal there is an error to fix, or an image to brighten