Gen Con 2015

Gen Con 2015: The Approach I took Brewin’ USA to Gen Con this year for the first time as a self-publisher with the goal to share with anybody willing to play.  I felt a little bit like a small fish in a big pond, setting out as one man and his game.  My main goal…

City Poll

CITY SELECTION POLL We need to add 5 cities into Brewin’ USA, and I thought it would be fair if every backer had a vote on which to add.   You can select up to 5 cities, but please submit your vote only one time.  Particular states were chosen from http://www.brewersassociation.org/statistics/by-state/ to ensure one of each of the…

Brewin’ USA and the Road to Kickstarter

THE HISTORY: Two years ago, I had this surge of excitement that I was going to create the next great mobile game.  The game was going to be called “Boss Fight” and it was going to bring to life the epic battles that took place in JRPGs from the 90’s.  If that went over your…

Incorporating feedback from PnP

First, thanks for downloading the Brewin’ USA Print and Play! In the spirit of Print and Play, Kickstarter, and the Board Game Community, I was fortunate to have a few of the downloaders already reach out with feedback about the game.  There was one point of feedback in particular that was coming up often as…

Brewin’ USA on Tabletop Simulator

I’m super excited to announce that Brewin’ USA will be making its way to the Tabletop Simulator in an effort to share the game with a bigger audience and continue to get valued feedback.   Brewin’ USA is a board game about becoming the best Craft Beer brewery in the nation.  I want to get this…

Try Something New in 2015 – Brewin’ USA on Prefundia

I decided that one of my New Year’s Resolutions was going to be to consistently look for new things to try.  I’ve never been an Early Adopter, but envious of people that are on the cutting edge of things.  In the crowd funding space, Kickstarter is quickly becoming the place for publishing for indie’s and established…

Merry Christmas – PnP Present Inside!

As a late Christmas present… I am releasing a High Quality PnP of Brewin’ USA for FREE for a limited time.  Thank you to everybody who has shown interest in this project early on, and here is your chance to get a sneak peak and sneak play at Brewin’ USA.  Get the Brewin’ USA Print N’…

Gen Con 2014 and Tabletop Deathmatch 2014

The Game: Brewin’ USA came to life based on my lifetime dream of starting a brewery.  This is a lofty goal for a later date, but I wanted to take the exciting parts of starting a brewery and create an experience for more people to enjoy.  At the same time, I was listening to a game design contest…

Beer Science and Board Games

History of Beer Beer might have the coolest history known dating back to Egypt and Mesopotamia some 6000 to 7000 years ago.  The first beer was likely an accident as the process of fermentation will turn sugars into alcohol in the presence of of Yeast.  There also just happens to be wild yeast that is…