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Granite Games Summit Fall 2016 - Photo Recap - Publisher's POV

Posted by Jason Tagmire on

This past weekend was the Granite Games Summit (a.k.a. G2S) Fall convention in Nashua, NH. Jason from Button Shy was there, along with a few Button Shy designers - we thought we share a few pictures of the fun.   Ryan from Cardboard Republic and his tiny hand.      The hotel at G2S had a full on pirate ship.      Shooting the Universal Rule Kickstarter video.      Universal Rule with Ninja: Silent But Deadly designer Ben Gerber.     Chip teaching Smoke & Mirrors.      Somebody Ninja'd Jason.     Daniel Newman teaching Ahead In The...

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A Button Shy Micro Chat on Ahead in the Clouds

Posted by Ryan Sanders on

Welcome to another edition of Button Shy’s Micro Chat. This time we are looking at our latest game on Kickstarter,  Ahead in the Clouds. Designed by first time designer, Daniel Newman it’s for exactly 2-players. An Euro-inspired game, distilled down to 18 cards and 8 rounds, players are industrialists, that collect dust particles from the air and water vapor from the clouds to convert to hydrogen and oxygen. What's the story behind the the creation of Ahead in the Clouds? Daniel: Ahead in the Clouds actually started as a large game with tiles and more building types and more resources...

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Sneak Peak at 2017

Posted by Ryan Sanders on

With our recent post about what to expect from us for the rest of 2016, we thought we would now turn a little attention to our January 2017 lineup to give you our readers a sneak peak into the new year.    Starting in 2017 we will be trying something new at Button Shy Games. We are stopping the monthly Kickstarter and moving to a quarterly Kickstarter. Our quarterly Kickstarter will feature 3 games at once (so we will still be offering 12 games a year through KS). Backers will be given the option to back anywhere from 1 to...

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What We Have Lined Up for the Rest of 2016

Posted by Ryan Sanders on

Good Morning! We hope this blog post finds you all well. We here at Button Shy Games, thought we take a couple minutes and tell you about what our plans are on Kickstarter for the rest of the year. The quick overview is this:   A little more detailed overview is this: In October we have planned Ahead in the Clouds. A 2-player game, by up-and-coming designer, Daniel Newman and art by Bryan Fischer. Ahead in the Clouds, will be our first game in our Wallet Games Series to use components outside of just the cards. It is a very Euro-inspired...

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