gunpowder studios makers of family board games

MAKERS OF FAMILY BOARD GAMES

The Wasted Wizard Noticeboard

A noticeboard of news, press releases and updates from the Gunpowder Studio’s team

Our games are tested on children

Our games are tested on children

Gunpowder Studios began on a summer camping holiday, with a standard deck of playing cards, a load of kids (ours and others from nearby tents) and an idea for a quick and boisterous castle siege game. The object of the exercise was for our young ones to spend less...

A beginners guide to fantasy board gaming – some FAQs

A beginners guide to fantasy board gaming – some FAQs

Ever feel like you need more than this? What if there were a world where things worked differently? Where the old ways were still alive, and people were still capable of using intense imagination and even inventiveness to have fun? A world of hand-drawn, homemade...

Bag of Dungeon – it can really kill a party!

Bag of Dungeon – it can really kill a party!

We had a lot of choices to make while we were designing Bag of Dungeon. While a lot of the early development and playtesting was about simply making it work mechanically, much of the later development focused on game balance, specifically how challenging the game...