In this week's Independence Day episode Ben and Charlotte are joined by James Naylor of Naylor Games to talk about his current project, Magnate; the game that Monopoly wanted to be. They also share their fond memories of Monopoly and delve into the intriguing history of the game. As well as discussing how to manage realistic events in sensitive manner, prototype design and milestones in the manufacturing process, and James' convention playtest tour.
Also, Magnate: The Cumbernauld Expansion. You heard it here first folks!
James and Magnate will be at Tabletop Gaming Live this weekend, September 29th & 30th - be sure to check it out!
The Unlucky Frog Team
Holding On by Hub Games
Expandicity by Breaking Games
Kitty Cataclysm by Stuff by Bez
Magnate Blog: https://naylorgames.com/2018/06/14/introducing-magnate/
Board Game Geek: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/258242/magnate-first-city
Naylor Games Blog: https://naylorgames.com/
Presented by Ben Porter and Charlotte Porter
Guest Appearance by James Naylor
Post Production by Charlotte Porter
Episode Artwork by Charlotte Porter
Recorded using SquadCast.fm