Publications and reports

Further German publications you can find here. A good collection of French publications, you can find at Thalwind. And CHiTAG started a new page Inventors in the News.

2012-04-18 14:08

Documentary: Going Cardboard

An new movie is born: In an era of tech-based entertainment, word is spreading about a new breed of board game. Going Cardboard takes you into the designer "German-style" board gaming scene, from its …

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2012-03-15 09:23

Board Games - a Growing Trend in China

The article by Chen Chen on the website of China Decodes is already from October 2010, but is gives a good impression about the growing market in China. Richard Gottlieb of Global Toy News linked this …

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2012-03-03 15:01

Dein SPIEGEL: How a game arises

Dein SPIEGEL, the monthly news magazin for children and young people, published in the edition 03/2012 a very impressive cartoon board HOW A GAME ARISES by the illustrator Max Fiedler. Although the …

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2012-01-26 12:11

GTN: Changing the Rules

Our member Rob Bartel wrote on Global Toy News an interesting blog about the importance of clear game rules and made some innovative suggestions to improve them. Link to the blog …

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2012-01-05 09:58

GTN: Changing the way we play

Anna van Slee's article about Using Social Media Thinking to Advance Board Game Mechanics was published in the blog of Mary Couzin on Global Toy News on January 04, 2012. Anna was a speaker at …

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2011-12-16 10:25

TricTrac: We are not anonymus!

The French gamers website TricTrac published on December 15, 2011 an article about the current initiave of the SAZ GAMES ALSO HAVE AUTHORS and the (usually) self-evident to name the authors of the …

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2011-12-15 10:00

Global Toy News: Monopoly - An American Icon

Michell Parnett from the National Museum of Play - The Strong featured the current exhibition about the history of Monopoly on the website of Global Toy News. Link to the article Link to the museum …

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2011-12-14 14:59

Bruce Whitehill: Inventing & Selling Games

Bruce Whitehill, game designer and games collector, published on its website The Big Game Hunter an interesting article for game designers and those who want to start. A variety of experiences and …

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2011-12-01 17:05

Mark Rosewater: 10 Things Every Game Needs

Magic: The Gathering head designer Mark Rosewater has posted a two-part article series (part one and part two) on the Wizards.com website under the title "Ten Things Every Game Needs". Source: …

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2011-10-28 09:22

Global Toy News: Essen ist to Games what New york is to Toys

Rob Bartel wrote for Global Toy News a short report of the Internationale Spieltage 2011 in Essen. Included is a Link to a very detailed blog with many pictures of Frank Schulte-Kulkmann, who …

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