DESIGNING "THE BATTLE BEGINS" STARTER SET – AKA – BATTLE KIT

DESIGNING "THE BATTLE BEGINS" STARTER SET – AKA – BATTLE KIT

Hey everyone, welcome to my weekly update Designing the Battle. I hope to approach our design process very openly and candidly. In turn, I hope you get to see how we make decisions regarding design considerations for just about everything. This week I want to discuss how we developed The Battle Begins battle kit...

DESIGNING THE BATTLE – THE ATTACK

DESIGNING THE BATTLE – THE ATTACK

Attacking in card games is the primary damage mechanic.  Combat in general is where most of a game’s interaction really occurs.  This isn’t always the case though. Certain deck designs may purposefully avoid combat in favor of direct damage or tricks to defeat your opponent.  While tricks may be good for kids, we are going to talk about the meat and potatoes, combat.