So you want to start designing your own custom MtG set. You have an idea for the setting and you've made a bunch of original cards which your friends think are neat. Great. Now create 250 more cards... daunting, right? Here's what I figured out for myself after a few evenings spent scratching my head … Continue reading Crafting a custom MtG set – Where to start?
Yes, you've read right. Why not mix two of the best, most creative, most complex, and most popular games/hobbies together? This is the idea that came to me after my friend and current player in the campaign (see Tibalt) mentioned he always dreamed of creating a custom MtG set revolving around Vikings. Two years ago … Continue reading Mixing MtG and DnD
Introducing the new card ideas
For the two of you who are actually interested in Minibots Arena, no, I haven't completely abandoned the project. I've been busy with personal life and to be honest, the last few playtests I ran were okay but I felt like I was heading in the wrong direction. From the blogs and articles I've read, … Continue reading Minibots Arena 3.0 (Update 2019!)
Hi all! I just got hold of the absolutely beautiful and nerd dream book Guildmaster's Guide to Ravnica and there's a massive battle going on in my mind at the moment, between all the characters I want to play with my RP group. So I've decided to throw these concepts out to you here. I'll … Continue reading Azorius Human Fighter for D&D 5e
It's been a month since I hit a creative and motivational wall. There's (many) no excuse for the lack of communication and improvement, other than the simple fact that I have too many hobbies and my motivation level hasn't been the best these last few months. It's all a vicious circle. In the hopes of … Continue reading M.A. Devlog #4: The old vs the new
Hi all, I'm glad to announce that I've started working on Minibots Arena 2.0 devlog. That being said, here's the rules for the 1.1 print I made (we were up to 1.4 when I hit a design wall) for you all to peruse. Many things have changed since I wrote those rules a few months … Continue reading Minibots Arena 2.0 Devlog
Today I'd like to introduce some cards from Minibots Arena, and the decks that they belong to.
Hi everyone, Today I'll be talking about the 1st game component that I've created when getting started, and also the backbone of the game: the cards. Always keep in mind that we're very early development. That means that the design of the cards will 100% change, as well as the art (currently just using pictures … Continue reading M.A. Devlogs: Game Components pt.1
Short introduction to the turn order of Minibots Arena boardgame.