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TBG-Matt
11
Feb
2018

The Making of TBG:TCG

Two lifelong friends, making a boardgame based on one of their greatest passions – Football. Just some of many highlights of making The Beautiful Game: TCG include a road trip to the UK gaming show in Birmingham to meet manufacturers, getting stressed trying to cover our massive box prototype with vinyl while hoping we’d measured everything...
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05
Feb
2018

What’s in the box?

Today it’s time to show off what’s in the box. We think that this is almost of final prototype with little to change before production other than some of the card art and the goals – unless we hear different from you! So, as always, let us know what you think!
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18
Nov
2017

Demo Day at Skyward Fire Games

Today, Matt took The Beautiful Game: TCG in to demo it to Simon Powles, Co-Owner and board games aficionado at Skyward Fire Games. Simon put the game through it’s paces and tried to break the game at every conceivable opportunity (in the nicest way possible!), including even attempting to form an impenetrable wall of 8...
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20
Oct
2017

The Cards Up Close – Kickstarter Looms

Today we have the pleasure of sharing some of the Player and Event cards via this graphic we’ve made in preparation for our Kickstarter launch. There’s more to follow very soon. We’d love to hear what you think!
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15
Oct
2017

TBG: TCG Moves to Panda Games

While we had very productive meetings and conversations with the folks at Wingo, we were saddened to learn that Elaine, our account handler had parted ways with the company. We had previously narrowed it down to either Wingo or Panda Games but upon meeting with Elaine at UKGE, we were confident that the lack of...
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04
Jun
2017

UK Games Expo 2017

On the 3rd of June we headed off to UKGE 2017 in Birmingham to meet with a company we have been in discussions with to produce the game, soak up the atmosphere and fill the boot up with new games…
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11
May
2017

Feedback and Development

Last week we had our old friend and veteran gamer Dan Mashford from Counter Attack Bases. If you aren’t already aware of Counter Attack Bases, they produce a huge and sensibly priced range of high quality tokens and bases for all your favourite war games! You can check them out here. Dan gave us lots...
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10
Mar
2017

Epic Prototype Fail

Today we learned a valuable lesson. From almost the beginning we’ve planned to produce the game with a roll-up play mat. We’ve tried various different materials and had some great feedback with the various play mats we’ve demoed. In an ideal world, we’d have loved to produce the game with a rubber backed cloth play...
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14
Jan
2017

Meet the creators of the Beautiful Game

Two graphic designers with a passion for football; Matt & Stu met at middle school & have been good friends ever since. At this time Stu lived & breathed ‘Football’, playing at grass roots level and dreamt of scoring a cup final winner at Wembley. Matt, also an avid football fan, had two left feet,...
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06
Jun
2016

Video Post Format

Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia. It is a paradisematic...
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