100 episodes

A bi-weekly podcast hosted by JT Smith and Jeff King that covers news, events, tips, and helpful advice on utilizing the print on demand services of The Game Crafter.

The Game Crafter Official Podcast JT Smith & Jeff King

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A bi-weekly podcast hosted by JT Smith and Jeff King that covers news, events, tips, and helpful advice on utilizing the print on demand services of The Game Crafter.

    The Name Game with The Game Crafter - Episode 221

    The Name Game with The Game Crafter - Episode 221

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    So you've made a game or are starting to make a game, and you get stuck because you can't think of a good name for the game. You're not alone. Naming your games is a hard part of the process. 

    JT and Jeff walk through some of the things they've done while trying to name games and also offer a few guidelines along the way.
     
       
     
     
     
     
     
    Jeff can be found at:
    Website: http://www.allusgeeks.com
    AUG Twitter: https://twitter.com/allusgeeks
    AUG Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AllUsGeeks
    Voice Over work: http://reliablevoiceover.com/
     
    If you like the content we provide, please consider leaving us a rating and review! 
    iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/game-crafter-official-podcast/id955056351
    Stitcher: http://stitcher.com/s?fid=58599&refid=stpr
    Board Game Geek: https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgamepodcast/26560/game-crafter-official-podcast
     
    This podcast is a part of the United Geeks Network over at: www.unitedgeeksnetwork.com. You can broadcast your geekiness at United Geeks Network!
     
    The intro and outro music:
    "Mechanolith" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    • 38 min
    Bryan Winter and Retail Friendly Games - Episode 220

    Bryan Winter and Retail Friendly Games - Episode 220

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    What's better than a listener request? A listener request that allows us to bring on a guest!

    In this episode JT & Jeff talk with Bryan Winter, from I'm Board Games & Family Fun, about making your games retail-friendly and what makes a retailer interested in backing your Kickstarter?
     
    Crafter Con 2017 - Bryan Winter: How games are sold at FLGS
    https://youtu.be/T6F2KWnYqps
    Game Retailers Who Back Kickstarters
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/gameretailers/
    Crafter Con 2018 - Bryan Winter: What Do Retailers Expect from Kickstarted Games?
    https://youtu.be/A3BR81Z79N4
    I'm Board
    http://www.imboardgames.com/
    Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/ImBoardGames/
    Twitter
    https://twitter.com/ImBoardGames
     
       
     
     
     
     
     
    Jeff can be found at:
    Website: http://www.allusgeeks.com
    AUG Twitter: https://twitter.com/allusgeeks
    AUG Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AllUsGeeks
    Voice Over work: http://reliablevoiceover.com/
     
    If you like the content we provide, please consider leaving us a rating and review! 
    iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/game-crafter-official-podcast/id955056351
    Stitcher: http://stitcher.com/s?fid=58599&refid=stpr
    Board Game Geek: https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgamepodcast/26560/game-crafter-official-podcast
     
    This podcast is a part of the United Geeks Network over at: www.unitedgeeksnetwork.com. You can broadcast your geekiness at United Geeks Network!
     
    The intro and outro music:
    "Mechanolith" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Lightning Bolt! Lightning Bolt! Lightning Bolt! with The Game Crafter - Episode 219

    Lightning Bolt! Lightning Bolt! Lightning Bolt! with The Game Crafter - Episode 219

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    In this listener's request, JT and Jeff tackle the electrifying topic of potentially adding acrylic lightning bolts as a regular part! But also what goes into the decision making factor for adding most parts that The Game Crafter now makes in-house!
     
    Parts Ordering And Inventory - Episode 10: http://thegamecrafter.libsyn.com/parts-ordering-and-inventory-at-the-game-crafter-episode-10
     
       
     
     
     
     
     
    Jeff can be found at:
    Website: http://www.allusgeeks.com
    AUG Twitter: https://twitter.com/allusgeeks
    AUG Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AllUsGeeks
    Voice Over work: http://reliablevoiceover.com/
     
    If you like the content we provide, please consider leaving us a rating and review! 
    iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/game-crafter-official-podcast/id955056351
    Stitcher: http://stitcher.com/s?fid=58599&refid=stpr
    Board Game Geek: https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgamepodcast/26560/game-crafter-official-podcast
     
    This podcast is a part of the United Geeks Network over at: www.unitedgeeksnetwork.com. You can broadcast your geekiness at United Geeks Network!
     
    The intro and outro music:
    "Mechanolith" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    • 40 min
    Rocky Heckman with The Game Crafter - Episode 218

    Rocky Heckman with The Game Crafter - Episode 218

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    JT & Jeff bring the newest member of The Game Crafter media team to discuss Rocky Reviews, the latest show you can check out!
    A huge welcome to Rocky Heckman! Rocky shares his experiences as a reviewer, what he is looking for from components, and publishing games; including Rare Roses, a game currently on Kickstarter.
     
    Cravon Studios: https://cravonstudios.com/
    Rocky Reviews: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKVKd4HlOVD-W_RfG0T7PLS2t0e50vTn3
    Rare Roses Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cravonstudios/rareroseskickstarter
     
     
       
     
     
     
     
     
    Jeff can be found at:
    Website: http://www.allusgeeks.com
    AUG Twitter: https://twitter.com/allusgeeks
    AUG Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AllUsGeeks
    Voice Over work: http://reliablevoiceover.com/
     
    If you like the content we provide, please consider leaving us a rating and review! 
    iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/game-crafter-official-podcast/id955056351
    Stitcher: http://stitcher.com/s?fid=58599&refid=stpr
    Board Game Geek: https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgamepodcast/26560/game-crafter-official-podcast
     
    This podcast is a part of the United Geeks Network over at: www.unitedgeeksnetwork.com. You can broadcast your geekiness at United Geeks Network!
     
    The intro and outro music:
    "Mechanolith" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    • 33 min
    Roll And Write And Contest with The Game Crafter - Episode 217

    Roll And Write And Contest with The Game Crafter - Episode 217

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    JT & Jeff get to combine the mechanism series, a listener request, and a contest!

    The Game Crafter staff is judging the current Roll and Write contest. So in this episode, JT and Jeff take a quick look at what a Roll and Write is, what a Flip and Write is, and details about the current contest.
     
    TGC Roll and Write contest page:
    https://www.thegamecrafter.com/contests/tgc-staff-roll-and-write-challenge
     
     
     
       
     
     
     
     
     
    Jeff can be found at:
    Website: http://www.allusgeeks.com
    AUG Twitter: https://twitter.com/allusgeeks
    AUG Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AllUsGeeks
    Voice Over work: http://reliablevoiceover.com/
     
    If you like the content we provide, please consider leaving us a rating and review! 
    iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/game-crafter-official-podcast/id955056351
    Stitcher: http://stitcher.com/s?fid=58599&refid=stpr
    Board Game Geek: https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgamepodcast/26560/game-crafter-official-podcast
     
    This podcast is a part of the United Geeks Network over at: www.unitedgeeksnetwork.com. You can broadcast your geekiness at United Geeks Network!
     
    The intro and outro music:
    "Mechanolith" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    • 17 min
    Mint Tin Contest with The Game Crafter - Episode 216

    Mint Tin Contest with The Game Crafter - Episode 216

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Congratulations to the Mint Tin contest for breaking the old record of 144 entries with an amazing 184 entries!
     
    JT and Jeff take this episode and cover a few of the entries they noticed for the Mint Tin contest. What made these particular games stand out for JT and Jeff? Check out the episode to find out!
     
     
     Mint Tin contest: https://www.thegamecrafter.com/contests/mint-tin-challenge
     
     
       
     
     
     
     
     
    Jeff can be found at:
    Website: http://www.allusgeeks.com
    AUG Twitter: https://twitter.com/allusgeeks
    AUG Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AllUsGeeks
    Voice Over work: http://reliablevoiceover.com/
     
    If you like the content we provide, please consider leaving us a rating and review! 
    iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/game-crafter-official-podcast/id955056351
    Stitcher: http://stitcher.com/s?fid=58599&refid=stpr
    Board Game Geek: https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgamepodcast/26560/game-crafter-official-podcast
     
    This podcast is a part of the United Geeks Network over at: www.unitedgeeksnetwork.com. You can broadcast your geekiness at United Geeks Network!
     
    The intro and outro music:
    "Mechanolith" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

IAMDUST ,

Great podcast

This is a no nonsense show. They stay on topic and give you useful and relevant information quickly. They encourage you to make better games and evaluate your design choices. Highly recommended.

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