December 29, 2023
We envision a future where games are compact, streamlined, and focused on solo play. We also predict the rise of Game Found, potentially overtaking Kickstarter.
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Welcome, fellow Crowdfunding Nerds, to a crystal-ball-gazing session in Episode 158! Your hosts, Andrew and Sean, along with guest Rick, delve into the future of board games and crowdfunding. We jest, debate, and ponder on everything from China’s manufacturing scenario to the rising costs for creators. Yet, we remain hopeful as we foresee an increase in backer numbers.
We envision a future where games are compact, streamlined, and focused on solo play. We also predict the rise of Game Found, potentially overtaking Kickstarter. The AI debate gets heated as Andrew and Rick share contrasting views. We also touch upon Kickstarter’s fee changes, the surge in religious-themed board games, and the use of Twitch for promotions.
Reflecting on 2023, we express gratitude for the success of Deliverance and the birth of Andrew’s son. We invite your feedback and look forward to another successful year in crowdfunding.
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Links to check out:
12:32 China’s Manufacturing and Costs for Creators
22:04 Game Design and Solo Play Trend
36:19 Game Found Vs Kickstarter
48:38 AI in Board Games
1:22:22 Kickstarter’s fee changes, religious-themed board games, Twitch promotion
1:44:46 Reflection on 2023 and Conclusion
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