Arthur’s Production Diary ???

Arthur’s Production Diary ???

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    January 30, 2019
    After the Kickstarter: The Board Game Industry’s Value Chain
    The unasked question I’m going to answer here, is: Since Kickstarter creators sell directly to customers (without the intermediary of distributors and retailers), why can’t they offer the game at the same price as they would to...
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    November 21, 2018
    How Shipping Prices Work on Kickstarter
    We recently set the prices for our Cthulhu Miniatures Line we’re selling on the Sandy Petersen’s Cthulhu Mythos for 5e Kickstarter. Here is the link to see the prices for these minis if you’re a KS backer, compared to the MSRP ...
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    October 31, 2018
    What Really Happened to The Gods War?
    I have a story I’ve been dying to tell, but could not for many many months, for the sake of Petersen Games’ relationship with our main factory. Our primary factory – which manufactured The Gods War - has been involved in a legal b...
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    September 20, 2018
    Making Games for a Kickstarter Campaign, part 3
    You must be a Prophet of Profit In the last post, I discussed the breakdown of costs and the general rules for setting a game’s price. This time I’ll dive more into how the print run size effects all this – especially when you’re...
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    September 19, 2018
    Making Games for a Kickstarter Campaign, part 2
     How do you Price a Board Game? Money, get away Get a good job with good pay and you're okay Money, it's a gas Grab that cash with both hands and make a stash New car, caviar, four star daydream Think I'll buy me a football ...
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    July 26, 2018
    Making Games for a Kickstarter Campaign, part 1
    I'm frequently asked questions about what goes on in the bowels of Petersen Games. When I post in a Kickstarter update any details regarding the production process and how things are made, or day to day business on the development...
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