Advent is a time for self-examination, protest and mourning; whilst we wait for the warm and abundant hope of Christmas. This song is an unorthodox but fitting accompaniment. Curtis Mayfield People Get Ready.
We’re very happy to be attending the biggest games fair in the world: Spiel in Essen, Germany. You’ll find us with our Finnish friends on the Oy Marektoy stand, from the 26th to the 30th October. http://www.merz-verlag-en.com/
This summer, new mass market versions of our games Pucket and Rollet (renamed Bonk) will appear in Target stores across the US. We’ve teamed up with Buffalo Games for Pucket, and Marektoy for Rollet. Both mass market versions are being made in China, at a more affordable price than our original fair trade versions. We’re… Read More
In September of this year we completed a successful Kickstarter campaign to launch the luxury version of our game Rollet. It was our second attempt – the first attempt a month earlier failed to reach goal. There’s plenty of information on the web about how to run a good KS campaign, and we won’t repeat… Read More
We’re excited to announce that in the next few months we will launch Awkward Pucket – an expansion pack for Pucket featuring dastardly shaped pucks that require special techniques to fit them through the hole. We’ve been trialing this for some months, and we find it adds a whole new level of comedy stressful-ness to… Read More
Like many growing small businesses, we have found that as sales grow we begin drowning in an enormous sea of small administrative tasks – especially book-keeping. Being behind with book-keeping prevents good business decisions, because without accurate accounts you do not know whether you’re meeting your targets. On the other hand, paying someone in the… Read More
Games designer and blogger George Jaros has given Rollet a stonkingly good review. He writes “This is a ton of fun to play. Everyone I’ve played with has had a blast … the ease of play, high energy, competitiveness, and absolutely gorgeous components make Rollet a great game to play both with families and with… Read More
John Lewis’ notes are like ripe drops of dew – exquisite, restrained, and unadorned. If you don’t like this, you’re wrong.
Dear Customers, Pucket-lovers, and Friends, We continue to be surprised by how many of you are buying Pucket, and it’s difficult for us to keep up. As a fair trade business, we pay half of the cost of our Pucket games in advance (6 – 9 months beforehand), and half when the goods arrive. As… Read More
Trust is the oil of commerce. Imagine popping out to buy some milk in a trustless world: “…the refrigerator is locked. When you’ve persuaded the shopkeeper to retrieve the milk, you then end up arguing over whether you’re going to hand the money over first, or whether he is going to hand over the milk…. Read More