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A Button Shy Micro Chat on Find Your Seats

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A Button Shy Micro Chat on Find Your Seats

Welcome to the last of our Micro Chat interviews for the 2017 1st Quarter line-up of Kickstarter games. This time we talk with designer Mitchell Shipman on this game Find Your Seats. In Find Your Seats, players take the roles of party planners having a terrible day. They have completely misplaced their seating plan! Each player will start with a hand of cards representing dinner guests and, over three rounds, draft what they believe to be the best group of guests to sit next to each other. Players score points based on the seating arrangement of their guests. The player...

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Find Your Seats Designer Diary

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Find Your Seats Designer Diary

Find Your Seats Designer Diary by Mitchell Shipman   The Invitations Are Sent (Introduction and backstory) Hello! My name is Mitchell Shipman and I love designing games. Well, I love designing parts of games. Usually, I come up with a cool mechanic and can never think of a way to wrap an actual, complete game around it. My first attempt was trying to model an aggro mechanic from an MMO into a pseudo-grid based card game. The sky was my limit in terms of components, but I stuck with cards because I was deep in the black hole of MtG at...

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Sneak Peak at 2017

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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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