1 hr 3 min

Creating Beautiful Games with Jamey Stegmaier Ice Cream for Everyone Podcast

Happy Holidays everyone! It's nearly the end of the year and while it has been a slow one for the Ice Cream for Everyone Podcast I'm really happy to finish the year with an awesome guest, Jamey Stegmaier of Stonemaier Games. 
Jamey is an award-winning board game designer, particularly known for quite intricate, strategy oriented games with beautiful pieces and design. He's also known in the industry for the knowledge he shares about design and crowdfunding. He raised $3.2 million on Kickstarter through different projects, and while he moved away from the platform he still writes and thinks about crowdfunding. 
I first came across Stonemaier Games with Jamey's first published game: Viticulture, a board game in which players are winemakers in Tuscany. My brother received it as a gift for Christmas last year and I really enjoyed playing it. Earlier this year I got to play Scythe, probably his most popular game. It's pretty crunchy, as in there is a lot going on and a lot to learn. I was a little lost playing the first time but by the end I couldn't wait to play again.
We had an excellent conversation about Christmas and holidays overall, the games we play, how Jamey designs games, how he works and structures his days, thoughts about crowdfunding and more.
If you enjoy the episode, please share it with a friend or post a rating and a review on your podcast app – it makes a huge difference in helping others come across the podcast too.
A few things mentioned in this episode:
Jamey Stegmaier
Stonemaier Games
Scythe
My Little Scythe
Viticulture
St Louis, Missouri
Montpellier
Richmond, Virginia
Euro style board games
Mille Bornes
Labyrinth
Stratego
Monopoly
Scotland Yard
Hero Quest
Chess
Kickstarter
Ben Rosser
Between Two Cities
Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig
Ticket to Ride
Cooperative Games
The Mind
Reef
Azul
Downforce
Scythe Rise of Fenris
Star Wars Roleplaying Game
Time Stories
Microscope
Fiasco
Wingspan
Jeni's Ice Cream
The Three Body Problem
The Malazan Book of the Fallen
Gardens of the Moon
The Gift, Lewis Hyde
Vindication
Via Nebula
 
 

Happy Holidays everyone! It's nearly the end of the year and while it has been a slow one for the Ice Cream for Everyone Podcast I'm really happy to finish the year with an awesome guest, Jamey Stegmaier of Stonemaier Games. 
Jamey is an award-winning board game designer, particularly known for quite intricate, strategy oriented games with beautiful pieces and design. He's also known in the industry for the knowledge he shares about design and crowdfunding. He raised $3.2 million on Kickstarter through different projects, and while he moved away from the platform he still writes and thinks about crowdfunding. 
I first came across Stonemaier Games with Jamey's first published game: Viticulture, a board game in which players are winemakers in Tuscany. My brother received it as a gift for Christmas last year and I really enjoyed playing it. Earlier this year I got to play Scythe, probably his most popular game. It's pretty crunchy, as in there is a lot going on and a lot to learn. I was a little lost playing the first time but by the end I couldn't wait to play again.
We had an excellent conversation about Christmas and holidays overall, the games we play, how Jamey designs games, how he works and structures his days, thoughts about crowdfunding and more.
If you enjoy the episode, please share it with a friend or post a rating and a review on your podcast app – it makes a huge difference in helping others come across the podcast too.
A few things mentioned in this episode:
Jamey Stegmaier
Stonemaier Games
Scythe
My Little Scythe
Viticulture
St Louis, Missouri
Montpellier
Richmond, Virginia
Euro style board games
Mille Bornes
Labyrinth
Stratego
Monopoly
Scotland Yard
Hero Quest
Chess
Kickstarter
Ben Rosser
Between Two Cities
Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig
Ticket to Ride
Cooperative Games
The Mind
Reef
Azul
Downforce
Scythe Rise of Fenris
Star Wars Roleplaying Game
Time Stories
Microscope
Fiasco
Wingspan
Jeni's Ice Cream
The Three Body Problem
The Malazan Book of the Fallen
Gardens of the Moon
The Gift, Lewis Hyde
Vindication
Via Nebula
 
 

1 hr 3 min