My name is John and I have always enjoyed card and tabletop games. When I was younger I would create my own games, from a wrestling promotion game using pencil, paper and dice to writing my own choose your own adventure books. All this was for my friends and family to play but I thought what if I could actually create a real life game.
I have had many theories of what to do but I always come back to a fantasy card game. I wanted something that represented all types of fantasy so no matter who you were you could play your favorite fantasy faction.
Next was how is the game going to play. I have lost count of how many times I have been waiting for just the right card to play. Either not having enough mana or land to play it. Or having a mass of resources but waiting for the right card to appear. No I decided that players will have a pre-constructed deck that they can use to pick their starting army but I needed a way to keep the thrill of picking up that next card. Also Dice, it must contain using dice.
So much to think about, its a good base idea but I need –
Sound Fun Game Mechanics including rule set.
Factions with interesting backgrounds and histories.
A way to market the game.
Manufacture said game.
Its quite a daunting task but you have to start somewhere. When I was browsing the net for advice I found this excellent website –
And first piece of advice was to write a blog. So this is my blog. The story of how I try and get the idea I have out of my head and onto the table.