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Episode #119: Foxtrot Games with Randy Hoyt

Episode #119: Foxtrot Games with Randy Hoyt

Description

Dirk and David talk to Randy Hoyt of Foxtrot games about the art of publishing board games. Randy talks about his preference of publishing over designing, the role a good publisher can play in the success of a board game, and the releases of Foxtrot games.

Contact Information

Dirk Knemeyer – @DKnemeyer, www.CQGames.comDirk@Knemeyer.com
David Heron – @DavidVHeron
Randy Hoyt -@foxtrotgames, www.foxtrotgames.comcontact@foxtrotgames.com, @randyhoyt

Episode Outline

  • 0:00:15 – Foxtrot Games

  • 0:08:14 – Refining a game’s design

  • 0:10:09 – Themes

  • 0:13:01 – Publishing vs designing

  • 0:27:42 – Changing a game’s theme

  • 0:32:25 – Getting designs to publishers

  • 0:47:36 – Where Foxtrot fits

  • 0:56:05 – Future projects

Episode #84: Marketing

Episode #84: Marketing

 

Description

Dirk, David, and Rob talk about the the importance of marketing. How important is it and how do the numbers compare between tabletop and the digital realm? And what’s the Wil Wheaton factor?

 

Contact Information

Dirk Knemeyer – @DKnemeyer, www.artana.com, Dirk@Knemeyer.com

David Heron – @DavidVHeron

Rob Daviau -@RobDaviauGamer, rob.daviau@ironwallgames.com

 

Episode Outline

  • 0:00:56 – Marketing at Hasbro

  • 0:08:20 – Marketing and conferences

  • 0:12:18 – The differences between tabletop and digital marketing

  • 0:21:01 – Data

  • 0:26:54 – Pricing

  • 0:33:38 – Theme and marketing

  • 0:41:25 – Copycats and “inspired by”

  • 0:51:43 – Marketing as independence

  • 0:54:52 – Wil Wheaton gets his own bullet point