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08Mar 2019

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 […]

01Sep 2017

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 […]

26Jun 2017

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 […]

25Nov 2016

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 […]

10Nov 2016

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 […]

28Sep 2016

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 […]

11Jan 2015

The company is launched. It’s called District 31 and I’m happy with that. You can check out the FB page at: https://www.facebook.com/District31UK/ Why District 31? Well I was a bit tired of people calling their company adjective + noun + games (for instance, Wizard’s Sleeve Games). That’s just getting quite tired, and besides, I’m not JUST […]

09Jan 2015

I’ve spent a few days thinking about how I can increase my reach and get my “unknown” name out there… and I’ve made a sort of tentative battle plan. I spoke to as many PR people as I could in order to work out a strategy for getting more followers. There is one KEY element […]

07Jan 2015

I’m sat looking at my Facebook page with 3 likes. OK, so that’s actually 46 likes, but only three of them are people I don’t know. My friends have reluctantly liked the page so make me feel better, but I have to ask myself one very scary question: How on earth am I going to […]

05Jan 2015

I’m not new to publishing. I got my first journalism job at 18. Oh, it wasn’t down to any skill on my part (mostly because I met the editor in a nightclub who fancied the pants off me) but I didn’t let that stop me. Since then I’ve worked pretty much continuously in some capacity […]