All posts by: Stewie

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With the massive delays on my projects, I’ve started to doubt my own abilities as an art director. The more bad things happen and the more artists drop out of projects, the more I start to doubt myself and whether I’m in the right role and whether it’s not them but it’s ME that’s at […]

I am very excited to introduce Maria Becvar to the District 31 team. Maria is working exclusively on Cake Off right now and her skill, charm, and ability to deliver clear artwork on time has not gone unnoticed. You can see Maria’s profile at: https://becvardoodles.com/ But other art directors, be warned: no stealing her until […]

I am very excited to introduce Arnaud Launay to the District 31 team. Arnaud (or more commonly Arctopicto) is working exclusively on Snowball Storm right now and he is really delivering on some super adorable and funny artwork. Here is a super early (totally mocked up fonts) version of the Unicorn Snowball card. You can […]

Hi wizards Here’s a magical September update. CAKE OFF Due to various delays, the magical cake baking game is rather behind, which means I have the unfortunate task of putting the launch back to Q1 2018 (February / March), which I very much wanted to avoid, but the Christmas / January period is typically a […]

I’m making a Lovecraftian game. Surpriiiise! I know, I know, another Cthulhu game – but I’m not ashamed. OK, so I’m not TOTALLY ashamed. It’s going to be fantastic, and I’ll tell you what happened and how it came about. When I started this whole process, one of my most basic desires was to make […]

Have you ever had one of those days where nothing goes right? Where you think that banging your head against a brick wall would be more effective than anything else you’ve achieved that day? Well imagine that, and then stretch it out to the past two weeks…* I managed to sort out the issues with […]

Check out the rules to Ember version 1.6. These see massive changes to the existing rules, including a new Flip method and a way to mitigate the early game by limiting the cards available at the start of the game. As always, you can still play the old way (particularly suited for younger gamers) but […]

There is never enough time… The entire website needs a complete overhaul and the BLOG needs updating (there’s almost a year of these updates to post on the action-packed adventures of District 31*), but the problem is: there’s never any time. With all the playtesting and writing and design and development, updating the BLOG takes […]

I’d rather face the Tarrasque than launch a Kickstarter. The industry has become so brutal it should practically be an underground competitive sport! There’s so much competition out there – so many pretty things to tempt the eye – you have to have a hook or some incredible marketing strategy – something to set your […]