If you’ve designed your own boardgame, one of the first things you want to do is get it playtested. You get some friends together, try out your new game and see what people think. It’s a critical part of the game-development process.
There are several different types of playtesting though. From testing the game out on your friends, to seeing what strangers think of it, to the all-important (and often neglected) blind playtesting. What is blind playtesting?
The UK Games Expo 2017
The UK Games Expo (UKGE) is the largest tabletop games convention in the UK (and the fourth largest in the world!). I don’t go to many conventions, but I make it a point to go to the UKGE every year. It’s fantastic!
It takes place in Birmingham and will be in full swing in less than a month, so if you’ve never been, let me tell you all about the UK Games Expo 2017.