Are you interested in how designers and publishers have met with success? Tom Vasel sits down with designers and publishers, and talks about how they got to where they are, with an emphasis on tips for aspiring game designers.

For our twenty-sixth episode, I talk with Mary Couzin, founder of ChiTAG and the TAGgies.   We talk about families and gaming, the Chicago Toy and Game Fair, and more!

Direct download: BGU026-Mary_Couzin.mp3
Category:Convention -- posted at: 10:07am EST

For our twenty-fifth episode, we interview Seth Hiatt, founder of Mayday Games - makers of card sleeves, Crokinole boards, and games!

Direct download: BGU025-Seth_Hiatt.mp3
Category:Publisher -- posted at: 8:15am EST

For our twenty-fourth episode, we talk to Keith Blume about his time with Eagle Games, Gryphon Games, and now Queen Games.  We're back!!

Direct download: BGU024-Keith_Blume.mp3
Category:Publisher -- posted at: 3:53pm EST

Yes, it's a two (maybe three) week hiatus.  But we'll be back - hang on for more great interviews!

Direct download: BGUXXX-Update.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:18pm EST

For our twenty-third episode, we talk to Gordon Lamont, half of the team from Fragor games - designer of Shear Panic, Snow Tails, and more!

Direct download: BGU023-Gordon_Lamont.mp3
Category:Publisher / Designer -- posted at: 9:54am EST

For our twenty-second episode, we talk to Jordan Weisman, creator of Battletech, Shadowrun, Mage Knight, and more!

Direct download: BGU022-Jordan_Weisman.mp3
Category:Publisher / Designer -- posted at: 9:35am EST

For our twenty-first episode, we talk with Aldo Ghiozzi, head of Impressions Games Distribution Services.  We talk about what Impressions is, and the gaming industry as a whole. 

Direct download: BGU021-Aldo_Ghiozzi.mp3
Category:Distribution/Retailer -- posted at: 4:33pm EST

For our twentieth episode, we talk to Devin Low, designer of Legendary: Marvel, as well as a lead developer of Magic, Axis and Allies Miniatures and more!

Direct download: BGU020-Devin_Low.mp3
Category:Designer -- posted at: 8:58am EST

For our nineteenth episode, we talk to Colby, designer of Summoner Wars and head of Plaid Hat Games

Direct download: BGU019-Colby_Dauch.mp3
Category:Publisher -- posted at: 7:53pm EST

For our eighteenth episode, we take a look at GTS distribution, with Bobby Stickel explaining just how distribution works and its importance to the hobby.

Direct download: BGU018-Bobby_Stickel.mp3
Category:Distribution/Retailer -- posted at: 8:18am EST